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A trucker tries to save the life of a girl who is being sex-trafficked at his local truck stop.
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    GET THE POSTER: Get the digital poster for The Turn Out, PLUS a shout-out on Facebook or Twitter. This is the easiest way to stay connected to our film.

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    PALINKA FAN: Exclusive digital download of one of Pearl's previous films (your choice of Where Is Joel Baum or Williamsburg), PLUS Exclusive access to Pearl's Production Diary for The Turn Out, which INCLUDES behind-the-scenes photos. PLUS, the digital poster and shout-out above!

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    TRUE FAN DIGITAL BUNDLE: Want MORE than just the film? Become a True Fan! Includes digital downloads of BOTH of Pearl's previous films (Where Is Joel Baum AND Williamsburg), PLUS all of the perks above! If you're looking for even more, including the research documentary footage, check out the True Supporter option below.

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    KICKSTARTER-ONLY T-SHIRT OR HAT: Wear your support for our film with your choice of a custom-designed T-Shirt or Trucker Hat PLUS everything in the TRUE FAN DIGITAL BUNDLE from above!

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    TRUE FAN BLU-RAY/DVD BUNDLE: Want to hold The Turn Out in your hand and put it in your film collection? Get your choice of the Blu-ray or DVD version of the film PLUS EVERYTHING in the TRUE FAN DIGITAL BUNDLE from above! and - just because you're cool, a package of jerk. (Oh, and if you're looking for even more, including research footage, see the True Supporter Blu-ray/DVD Bundle is below.)

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    [EARLY BIRD SPECIAL] TRUE SUPPORTER DIGITAL BUNDLE **NO BRAINER** Want to learn more about the issue behind the film? Then you're a True Supporter and this is the one for you. Includes EVERYTHING in the TRUE FAN DIGITAL BUNDLE, PLUS an exclusive download link to investigative documentary footage that was gathered while researching this film. Not only do you get to watch this incredible film, but you can get immersed in the problem of sex-trafficking and help us bring this issue to light. Because you're a True Supporter, Pearl will also send you a personalized video to Thank You for your tremendous support. (Note: the price will increase when these are sold out.)

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    TRUE SUPPORTER BLU-RAY/DVD BUNDLE: Really tempted to get the TRUE SUPPORTER DIGITAL BUNDLE, but want a Blu-ray or DVD? Here you are! Not only do you get EVERYTHING in the True Supporter Digital Bundle (including the research documentary footage), but you also get these EXCLUSIVE goodies: a handwritten note from Pearl on a a truck-stop postcard, PLUS a one-of-a-kind polaroid from the filming location by the Director of Photography, AND a poster signed by the cast and crew.

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    TRUCKER PACKAGE: Get the inside scoop - learn how to be a trucker, from a real trucker! This package has it ALL: get a private video lesson on what it's like to be a trucker, including tips on keeping it safe on the roads with the big rigs from our lead actor and trucker, Jim (digital download), get a personallized shout-out from Jim while he's driving a big rig, PLUS everything you need to look the part, INCLUDING the Exclusive T-shirt AND Trucker's Hat, PLUS everything in the TRUE SUPPORTER DIGITAL BUNDLE. Just to make sure you're set, we'll also include an air freshener and some jerky!

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    NYC SCREENING: Two tickets to join us at a NYC screening of The Turn Out. Be one of the first to see the film and get a chance to meet the director. IN ADDITION, we'll send you a personal Polaroid from the filming location. PLUS EVERYTHING in the TRUE SUPPORTER DIGITAL BUNDLE! (This does not include the cost of transportation)

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    PALINKA DVD COLLECTION: Get all three of Pearl's films on DVD, PLUS everything in the TRUE SUPPORTER BLU-RAY/DVD BUNDLE. We will even throw in a 30-minute skype chat with Pearl about any of your own film projects... or any subject at all... Pretty much anything goes!

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER PACKAGE: (Your Name Here) Become an ASSOCIATE PRODUCER of The Turn Out, with your name in the film credits and on IMDB. You and a guest will also be invited to a film festival screening, so you can enjoy your Associate Producer status. We will even throw in a bottle of Palinka to say THANK YOU! PLUS, you get everything in the TRUE SUPPORTER BLU-RAY/DVD BUNDLE! (This does not include transportation.)

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    GET A PRIVATE SCREENING: Host a private screening of The Turn Out for your family and friends anywhere in the continental US. Pearl will join you for the screening and offer a Q&A afterwards. PLUS you'll get EVERYTHING in the TRUE SUPPORTER DIGITAL BUNDLE! (You will be responsible for travel and accommodation costs for the director).

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    PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANCE: Have a film project and need help in pre-production? Have our Director review your script. PLUS EVERYTHING in the TRUE SUPPORTER DIGITAL BUNDLE!

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    KOSHER TRUCKER PACKAGE: Get the Ultimate Digital Bundle PLUS a one-hour Yiddish lesson (on Skype), an "I don't roll on shabbes" trucker t-shirt featuring John Goodman as the shomer shabbes trucker, a DVD of Divan, a bottle of Palinka brandy and we'll throw in some kosher beef jerky, PLUS Associate Producer status and EVERYTHING in the TRUE SUPPORTER DIGITAL BUNDLE!

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    EXPLORE THE ISSUE - SCREENING and Q/A: Want to have a Private Screening and explore the epidemic of sex trafficking with your organization? Dig deep into this issue during the 90 minute Q&A with the Director and an Activist. PLUS EVERYTHING in the TRUE SUPPORTER DIGITAL BUNDLE (You'll be responsible for the travel costs for the director and guest.)

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    PROFESSIONAL TRAINING: Budding Filmmaker? Get hands-on training from professionals who have "been there, done that." You get to choose one of the following: A crash course on how to be a director (1 day), A crash course on how to be a Director of Photography (1 day), or the inside scoop on how to run a Kickstarter campaign (1 day). PLUS EVERYTHING in the TRUE SUPPORTER DIGITAL BUNDLE. (This does not include the cost of transportation).

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    ART COLLECTOR - ORIGINAL DAVID HOSTETLER ETCHING - In addition to ASSOCIATE PRODUCER credit, own an original David Hostetler drawing with a special dedication to The Turn Out (see the pictures of the drawing and the dedication on our Updates page)... PLUS we will include Keith Newman's award-winning documentary, "The Last Dance," on Hostetler's life and career, PLUS EVERYTHING in the TRUE SUPPORTER DIGITAL BUNDLE.

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    (Your Name Here) Become a Producer of The Turn Out with your name in the film credits and on IMDB. You and a guest will also be invited to one of our major film festival screenings, so you can enjoy your Producer status! Once the screening is over, we will invite you out for a fantastic dinner where we can discuss the film and enjoy the evening. You'll also receive a bottle of Palinka brandy as our way of saying THANK YOU! Plus, you get everything in the TRUE SUPPORTER BLU-RAY/DVD BUNDLE. (This does not include travel costs)

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    LET'S FILM SOMETHING!
    In addition to getting Co-Producer credit, get access to a professional director. Pearl will collaborate with you to help perfect your idea and then she will spend up to 4 days filming it. PLUS EVERYTHING in the TRUE SUPPORTER DIGITAL BUNDLE (You will be responsible for the director's travel cost, any equipment costs, and all post-production costs)

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    [EARLY BIRD SPECIAL] DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: Be one of the first people to view The Turn Out. I will send you a private link to a digital download AND, your name will be included in the Thank You section of the film credits. PLUS ALL of the perks above! (Note: the price will increase when these are sold out.)

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    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: Be one of the first people to view The Turn Out. I will send you a private link to a digital download AND, your name will be included in the Thank You section of the film credits. PLUS ALL of the perks above!

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    [EARLY BIRD SPECIAL] TRUE FAN DIGITAL BUNDLE: Want MORE than just the film? Become a True Fan! Includes digital downloads of BOTH of Pearl's previous films (Where Is Joel Baum AND Williamsburg), PLUS all of the perks above! If you're looking for even more, including the research documentary footage, check out the True Supporter option below. (Note: the price will increase when these are sold out.)

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER PACKAGE: (Your Name Here) Become an ASSOCIATE PRODUCER of The Turn Out, with your name in the film credits and on IMDB. You and a guest will also be invited to a film festival screening, so you can enjoy your Associate Producer status. We will even throw in a bottle of Palinka to say THANK YOU! PLUS, you get everything in the TRUE SUPPORTER BLU-RAY/DVD BUNDLE! (This does not include transportation.)

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