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The Maze – William Kurelek’s painting of the inside of his skull - is the centerpiece of two films on the celebrated Canadian artist.
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    ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK

    digital download of the ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK for "William Kurelek's The Maze," and of course, our sincere gratitude!!

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    THE DIGITAL BUNDLE

    HD STREAMING COPY of both films - "William Kurelek's The Maze" and "Out of the Maze" - and digital download of the film's SOUNDTRACK, VIP ACCESS to monthly updates including password-protected preview scenes from Out of the Maze, as well as YOUR NAME on themazemovie.com as a KICKSTARTER BACKER.

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    DVD + HOLIDAY POSTCARD

    DVD including both films + special features and subtitles in French, Spanish, + Ukrainian. You also get the DIGITAL BUNDLE and a HOLIDAY POSTCARD, our special gift to you signed by us in thanks of your support, mailed your way for the December holidays

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    BLU-RAY

    You get the high-definition Blu-ray of both films as well as the DIGITAL BUNDLE and HOLIDAY POSTCARD signed by us.

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    DIRECTOR'S EDITION + SIGNED POSTER

    Vintage FILM CANISTER containing signed DVD or Blu-ray, a signed 8x10 color PHOTO from the making of the 1969 film, a replica of a never-before-seen 4-page LETTER written by William Kurelek to director Robert M. Young, and a BOOKLET containing: forward written and signed by Stephen Kurelek plus forward written and signed by Robert M. Young, breakdown of "The Maze" skull with interpretation by William Kurelek, transcribed version of the letter from Kurelek to Young, and rare and exclusive paintings + photos. You also get the official 24" X 36" POSTER SIGNED BY US, as well as the DIGITAL BUNDLE, and HOLIDAY POSTCARD.

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    UNIVERSITY/GALLERY PACKAGE

    For internal use of universities or galleries who would like to use our two films, you'll get FIVE DVD's (a $25 savings) as well as the HOLIDAY POSTCARD and the DIGITAL BUNDLE! (Add $20 for every DVD you would like to substitute for a Blu-ray)

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    DIRECTOR'S EDITION - DELUXE (ARCHIVAL PRINT + 16MM FILM STRIP) + NAME IN END CREDITS

    30" X 24" giclee print on archival paper of the never-before-seen WILLIAM KURELEK PAINTING "I am Proud of My Humility" available at your door BY THIS YEAR'S HOLIDAYS (make it a gift!). This will come with a 16MM FILM STRIP from an original 1970 print of the film! You also get your NAME IN END CREDITS of "William Kurelek's The Maze" as a Kickstarter Backer. You also get the DIRECTOR'S EDITION and SIGNED POSTER as well as the DIGITAL BUNDLE and special HOLIDAY POSTCARD signed by us

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    SKYPE SESSION + UNIVERSITY LICENSE

    A 30-minute personal Skype Q&A session with the filmmakers. Includes Public Performance License to screen "William Kurelek's The Maze" in your university or college over the next 3 years. We will also mail out an advanced screener (DVD or Blu-ray) of the film as soon as the Kickstarter ends, then the finished version as soon as the film is complete. Includes the DIRECTOR'S EDITION - DELUXE, SIGNED POSTER, your NAME IN END CREDITS of "William Kurelek's The Maze," as well as the DIGITAL BUNDLE and special HOLIDAY POSTCARD signed by us

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    THE ARCTIC SERIES

    original lithographic print from William Kurelek's Arctic Series, donated by the estate and signed by William Kurelek's son, Stephen Kurelek - only 4 prints in the series are available. With this you will get a DVD of "Fight for Life," the Emmy-Award-winning 1970 documentary from director Robert M. Young, signed by Young himself. Young documented the life of the Netsilik, a Polar Innuit people, during their very last traditional Winter Camp on the sea ice above the Arctic Circle. Includes DIRECTOR'S EDITION - DELUXE, a 20-minute SKYPE Q&A session if requested, SIGNED POSTER, NAME IN END CREDITS of "William Kurelek's The Maze," as well as the DIGITAL BUNDLE and special HOLIDAY POSTCARD signed by us

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    PRIVATE SCREENING/DINNER WITH THE FILMMAKERS

    enjoy a private screening and dinner with filmmakers Robert M. Young, Nick Young, & Zack Young in LA. (travel not included). Includes the DIRECTOR'S EDITION - DELUXE, SIGNED POSTER, NAME IN END CREDITS of "William Kurelek's The Maze,"as well as the DIGITAL BUNDLE and special HOLIDAY POSTCARD signed by us

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    KURELEK TOUR

    One of the filmmakers will meet you and a small group for a trip from TORONTO to NIAGARA FALLS, on a personalized tour of artwork featured in both films. This will entail a full day of visits to the Art Gallery of Ontario, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Niagara Falls Art Gallery, and other hidden locations, on an agreed-upon date. This will be a chance to discuss the paintings in detail; seeing a Kurelek in person brings a new level of appreciation of the work. *Your travel expenses not included. Also includes the DIRECTOR'S EDITION - DELUXE, SIGNED POSTER, NAME IN END CREDITS of "William Kurelek's The Maze," as well as the DIGITAL BUNDLE and special HOLIDAY POSTCARD signed by us

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER / MAZE PATRON

    For making this all possible, you have an EXECUTIVE PRODUCER credit on "Out of the Maze" (listed on imdb), and you will be listed as a MAZE PATRON in the end credits of "William Kurelek's The Maze." We will also invite you to the LONDON PREMIERE of "William Kurelek's The Maze" at the opening of the MUSEUM OF THE MIND, followed by dinner with us (travel not included). You will also get the DIRECTOR'S EDITION - DELUXE, SIGNED POSTER, as well as the DIGITAL BUNDLE and special HOLIDAY POSTCARD signed by us

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