Funded! This project was successfully funded on May 16, 2012.

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      Creator Brandon J. Garcia on February 21, 2013

      whats the status of this project? are we able to see it?

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      Creator sojourner on September 14, 2012

      Any chance of an update?

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      Creator Darcy on May 30, 2012

      Mazel tov on accomplishing this! Only success.

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      Creator Morrie Warshawski on May 17, 2012

      What a great accomplishment - 10% over goal.
      I would love to hear a list of your "lessons learned" from this Kickstarter journey.

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      Creator Marcia Jarmel on May 16, 2012

      Thanks all for your good wishes. We are excited to get to work!

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      Creator Seth Bregman on May 16, 2012

      Congratulations, guys - well done!

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      Creator IRENE BERLIN on May 16, 2012

      How wonderful and how exciting...wishing you many many more successes!
      Mazel Tov!
      with love,
      larry and irene

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      Creator Misha Antonich on May 16, 2012

      Hats of to you and the project. Good work deserves good support!!

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      Creator emmy scharlatt & judith montell on May 15, 2012

      Congratulations, Ken and Marcia!

      Emmy xo

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      Creator Morrie Warshawski on April 24, 2012

      So much great news about the project. Bon Iver! that's great. I just increased my pledge - I want one of those MENSCH baseballs!!

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      Creator Morrie Warshawski on April 6, 2012

      Congrats on starting this great campaign - good luck!

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    As a thanks from the Got Balz? team, we'll send you a Got Balz? postcard with a personalized note! You'll also join our website's Wall of Donors and receive exclusive updates as we work to complete our film!

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    Brought to us by the Center For Cuban Studies, we have for you a set of eight 5 x 7 notecards (with envelopes) of eight full-color paintings by Luis Rodríguez Ricardo, an outstanding primitivist painter from Santiago de Cuba. We'll also throw in our "Single" package!

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    Receive a double CD of "Rabbi Sam: Live from The Marsh", by award-winning solo performer, Charlie Varon. Called "wildly entertaining", this show was rated one of the top ten plays of the year by the San Francisco Chronicle and is donated to our campaign by Charlie himself! We'll throw in our "Single" package as well!

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    Get our "Single" package and we'll also throw in an awesome "Mensch" baseball for your support! Mensch translates to "Good Person"! (Donated to our campaign by Jay Goldberg of the Bergino Baseball Clubhouse in New York!)

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    Our "Double" package! Receive a first edition GOT BALZ? DVD, your name on our Wall of Donors, and our exclusive project updates!

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    Brought to you by Shawn Green himself, we have two signed copies of "The Way Of Baseball: Stillness At 95 MPH." "Green shares the secrets to remaining focused both on and off the field, shedding light on a signature approach to living by using his remarkable baseball experiences to exemplify how one can find full awareness, presence, and, ultimately, fulfillment in any endeavor. " We'll also throw in our "Single" package!

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    Get a signed copy of "Scratching The Surface: Impressions of Planet Earth, from Hollywood to Shiraz", a novel by Jeff Greenwald, executive director of Ethical Traveler, a global alliance of travelers dedicated to human rights and environmental protection. This novel features the best of Greenwald's short travel writing, and provides an illuminating and hilarious view of our changing world. We'll also throw in our "Single" package!

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    Get a signed copy of "Towers Of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman Created California," by Frances Dinkelspiel! "You'll never see downtown Los Angeles or San Francisco's financial district in quite the same way again." - Julie Flynn Siler. Also, we'll throw in our "Single" package!

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    Enjoy a signed hardcover first-edition of "The Size of the World", a novel by Jeff Greenwald, executive director of Ethical Traveler, a global alliance of travelers dedicated to human rights and environmental protection. The Los Angeles Times calls it: "Ingenious and manic... An intrepid, articulate, and funny traveler--Phileas Fogg meets Woody Allen." We'll also throw in our "Single" package!

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    Receive a signed edition of Tom Miller's extraordinary look at traveling in Cuba: "Trading With the Enemy: A Yankee Travels Through Castro's Cuba". Heralded by Lonely Planet Cuba as "...the best travel book about Cuba ever written.” Donated to our campaign by Tom himself! We'll also throw in our "Single" package!

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    Get a signed copy of "The John Carlos" story, written by Olympic Track and Field athlete John Carlos with David Zirin, and donated to our campaign by John himself. Author Michael Eric Dyson calls it "An inspiring and eloquent story about a great American." We'll also throw in our "Single" package!

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    Direct from Cuba! Receive a baseball cap & embroidered "Jonrón" (homerun!) t-shirt! This is a limited item, due to the rarity of Cuban goods in the USA. Plus, we'll throw in our "Single" package!

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    Our "Triple" package! Receive a GOT BALZ? cotton black t-shirt to show your support, a first-edition DVD signed by Marcia and Ken, your name on our Wall of Donors, and exclusive project updates!

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    Receive a signed 11x14 c-print by Anita Bowen, donated to our campaign by Anita herself. Anita is currently focusing her photographic talents on the culture of food in the bay area. The image offered here, "Sieves and Sifters" is from a series called "Kitchen Details". Another passion for Anita is documenting Bar and Bat Mitzvahs. She has worked with youth for years and delights in witnessing the wild fluid moments between child and adult. We'll also throw in our "double" package!

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    Donated to the campaign by Jaden, Ken and Marcia's son, we have a baseball signed by Cuban baseball players during the 2010-2011 campaign! The ball is signed by 12 players, including Yonder Martinez, one of the island's best pitchers, and a player on the Cuban National Team Jose Dariel Abreu, who set a Cuban home run record in 2010-2011 and was named league MVP. We'll also throw in our "Single" package!

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    Receive a baseball signed by 4-time All-Star and 1953 MVP Al Rosen, the "Hebrew Hammer", donated to our campaign by Al himself! Also, receive our "Single" package!

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    Receive an authentic MLB baseball signed by Pablo "Panda" Sandoval! (Donated exclusively to our campaign by the San Francisco Giants Organization). We'll also throw in our "Single" package!

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    Receive an authentic MLB baseball signed by Buster Posey! (Donated exclusively to our campaign by the San Francisco Giants Organization). We'll also throw in our "Single" package!

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    Two tickets to an Oakland A's game! Donated to our campaign by the Oakland A's, (some games excluded). Plus, we'll throw in our "Single" package!

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    Receive a signed original 11x14 C print of Najib Joe Hakim's photo "The Medium." This portrait captures an elderly Cuban woman preparing a Santeria ‘séance’ for her grandson. Award-winning photographer, Najib Joe Hakim's work has been published in Life, Parenting, GQ, Wine & Spirits, and Metropolitan Home. His personal work has been exhibited in San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and Vietnam. Plus we'll throw in our "Double" package!

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    Brought to us by the Center for Cuban Studies, we have a rare 28" x 20" silkscreen poster created by famous Cuban designer, Pepe Menendez. The poster was made for an exhibit on sports themes. We'll also throw in our "Double" package!

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    Two lower box tickets to a SF Giant's home game, donated by the Giant's organization. Plus, we'll throw in our "Single" package!

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    Receive a signed print of Mark Ulriksen's "1946 World Series: Pesky Hesitates", first printed as a Boston Globe poster. Size 19"x13". Mark is known for his more than 200 illustrations and 38 magazine covers for the New Yorker. Plus, we're throwing in our "Triple" package!

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    Ever wondered about the ethics of traveling? Here's a chance to explore the subject with the guy who literally "wrote the book." Ethical Traveler's Jeff Greenwald is donating a personal 30-minute Skype call to chat with you about any aspect of travel or travel writing you want to discuss! Best-selling travel writer, Jeff writes for The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic Adventure, Smithsonian.com, and Salon. As Executive Director of Ethical Traveler, he leads a global alliance of travelers dedicated to human rights and environmental protection! Plus we'll throw in our "Double" package!

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    "Take me out to the ball game!" We have free admission for you and up to 9 other people for any Oakland A's game of your choice for the 2012 season! This was donated to us by the Latino Wish Inc. Nonprofit. We'll also throw in our "Double" package! (Local recipients only.)

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    Signed by New Yorker illustrator Mark Ulriksen himself, enjoy this limited edition print of "Your 2010 World Champion San Francisco Giants." Known for his more than 200 illustrations and 38 magazine covers for the New Yorker, Mark calls it "a personal painting to celebrate my favorite team's first ever World Series victory." Plus, we'll throw in our "Double" package!

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    Signed by New Yorker illustrator Mark Ulriksen himself, enjoy this limited edition print of "Your 2010 World Champion San Francisco Giants." Known for his more than 200 illustrations and 38 magazine covers for the New Yorker, Mark calls it "a personal painting to celebrate my favorite team's first ever World Series victory." Plus, we'll throw in our "Double" package!

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    Our "Home Run" package! You will be thanked in the credits as GOT BALZ? makes the global film festival circuit. Plus we're throwing in DVDs of all three PatchWorks' award-winning docs: "Speaking in Tongues," "Born in the U.S.A.," and "The Return of Sarah's Daughters." In addition, you'll get the "Triple" package. And, you'll be an official "mensch" (translation: good person)!

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    Receive a signed, limited-edition 17" x 23" print of Mark Ulriksen's "Gone!", a New Yorker magazine illustration celebrating Pac Bell Park. Mark is known for his more than 200 illustrations and 38 magazine covers for the New Yorker. Plus, we're throwing in our "Triple" package!

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    Receive a signed 17 x 22 archival ink jet print of Steven Brock's photo "Hoops," photographed in Cuba in 2007! Steven Brock's photos have been in exhibition at prestigious galleries from New York to San Francisco, and have been featured in the New Yorker and New York Times! We'll also throw in our "Triple" package!

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    Receive a signed, limited-edition 21" x 35" print of Mark Ulriksen's "Bonds Beats Mays," first printed as a San Francisco Chronicle poster. This print was donated to our campaign by Mark himself. Mark is known for his more than 200 illustrations and 38 magazine covers for the New Yorker. Plus, we're throwing in our "Triple" package!

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    Are you a documentary filmmaker who can use a good consulting editor? Four-hour consult with Academy-award nominated documentary film editor, Ken Schneider. You can meet him personally in the Bay Area or talk via Skype at a time convenient to you. Plus, we'll throw in our "Home Run" package!

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    Ever wanted to be involved with independent film? Here's a chance to become an Associate Producer! Engage with the directors throughout the creative process, have your name listed in the film credits, and be invited to premiere events! Plus, of course, we'll throw in our "Home Run" package, and give you prominent acknowledgement on our website's Donors Wall!

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