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An inspirational story of Marie-Christine Mouis, a former principal of the Boston Ballet who shows her determination to never give up.
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    Thank you for your generous support! You'll receive a personal thank you email from filmmaker Yelena Demikovsky, updates and inclusion on the Donor Wall at redpalettepictures.com

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    All of the above PLUS an 8" x 10" black and white photograph of Marie-Christine and her daughter, Annabelle signed by Yelena Demikovsky, suitable for framing.

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    All of the above PLUS "Holding on to the Barre" on DVD.

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    All the above PLUS a Limited Edition "Holding on to the Barre" cloth dance bag.

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    Same as the $75 package PLUS an 11" x 17" signed film poster by the producer and director.

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    Two of everything in the $100 package, one for you and one for a friend PLUS two t-shirts "Holding on to the Barre."

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    Same as the $250 package PLUS a second DVD of unseen video footage from "Holding on to the Barre" and a hand written personal thank you from the director.

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    Everything in the $500 package PLUS coffee with the director (in the New York City Area; travel costs not included) OR a 1/2 hour phone conversation with the director.

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    Everything you get for $750 package, BUT, instead of coffee, the director will treat you to lunch (in the New York City Area; travel costs not included) OR a DVD of one of Yelena's documentaries such as "Happy to Be So" or "Vera: An Intimate Sketch."

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    Everything in the $1,000 package PLUS a private East Coast screening for up to ten people with director Yelena Demikovsky (Mainland U.S. only. Travel not included. Date TBD.)

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    Everything in the $2,500 package PLUS become ASSOCIATE PRODUCER with your name listed in the end credits.

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