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At their university in Eastern Europe, they are future politicians, bankers and journalists, but in America they are just “the help.”
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    Pledge US$ 10 or more About US$ 10

    Hand-written POSTCARD from a student working their summer job somewhere in the U.S. + THANKS on Social Media

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    Stream the Film + Thanks on Social Media
    When the film is finished, we’ll send you a link so you can watch it in the comfort of your own home.

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    "The Summer Help" Backpack (you know you need one!) + Stream the Film (we'll send you a link when it's ready) and THANKS on Social Media.

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    See your name on the big screen! You have always wanted to have your name in the credits of a movie, so now is the time! You will get a "special thanks" in the credits of the film + a "The Summer Help" backpack + a pair of "The Summer Help" sunglasses + a digital download (we will send a link when it's ready) + big shout out on social media and the website! Plus pick a free DVD of any one of Melody's films (www.frozenfeetfilm.com). Just tell us which one you want!

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    See your name on the big screen! You have always wanted to have your name in the credits of a movie, so now is the time! You will get a "special thanks" in the credits of the film + a "The Summer Help" backpack + a pair of "The Summer Help" sunglasses + a digital download (we will send a link when it's ready) + big shout out on social media and the website! Plus pick 2 DVD’s your choice of any of Melody’s previous films (www.frozenfeetfilm.com).

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    Pledge US$ 400 or more About US$ 400

    NEW REWARD! FLY FISHING RETREAT IN COLORADO! How would you like to escape for a day of serene fly fishing in the Los Pinos River in southwestern Colorado, followed by a home-made dinner and an overnight stay at the Los Pinos Ranch near Durango? Support "The Summer Help" and be the guests of fellow "The Summer Help" supporters Curt and Adele Brown. Only one available! Reel in this great deal today.

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    Pledge US$ 500 or more About US$ 500

    Lunch with the Director + Stream the Film: Join director Melody Gilbert in Minneapolis or Chicago for lunch (Melody's treat!) where she’ll spill her secrets for telling compelling stories as a documentary filmmaker.Plus, if you have a film you are working on, she'll take a look and offer you feedback. Plus, she'll give you a "The Summer Help" backpack and sunglasses when lunch is done + you wlll receive a DVD collection of all of Melody’s films (value $100) (www.frozenfeetfilm.com) + and an on-screen credit, of course!

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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    The director will bring the film to your home or community event and stay for a Q&A with your audience. Must be within 500 miles driving distance of Chicago or Minneapolis (unless you pay for the airfare to bring her somewhere else). Digital download of "The Summer Help" included for the host along with a "Melody Gilbert DVD Collection" of all of Melody's previous films (value $100) + a pair of "The Summer Help" sunglasses for everyone who attends the event + backpack for the host :)

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    Tickets to the World Premiere + Dinner with the Crew + Associate Producer Credit!
    Wherever the film makes its world premiere, we’ll get you two tickets to that screening! We’ll also invite you to dinner with the crew (travel/accommodations not included). You will be happy to see your name as "Associate Producer" in the credits :). Of course you will get a big social media shout out, a digital download of "The Summer Help" along with a "Melody Gilbert DVD Collection" of all of Melody's previous films + a pair of "The Summer Help" backpack and sunglasses to wear so you will look cool when the paparazzi will be taking your pic on opening night :)

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    Admit it! You have always wanted to be an Executive Producer of a movie :). Now is the time. See your name scroll by on the big screen with your name in lights at a film festival. You'll get the Executive Producer credit, 2 tickets to the world premiere (travel/accommodations not included), a big social media shout out, a digital download of "The Summer Help" along with a "Melody Gilbert DVD Collection" of all of Melody's previous films + "The Summer Help" backpack + sunglasses to wear so you will look cool when the paparazzi will be stalking you for a pic on opening night :). Oh, and enormous gratitude from me.

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    Pledge US$ 300 or more About US$ 300

    NEW REWARD! TWO GUEST PASSES TO THE PROVINCETOWN FILM FESTIVAL! This pass is valued at $300, but if you buy one, you get one FREE! So, a $600 value is waiting for you for just $300. You'll get to SEE any and all films at the festival...plus you'll get to help MAKE a film + see your name on the big screen! We'll even toss in a "The Summer Help" backpack to tote around your things while you attend the festival next year :)

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