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A Cincinnati public school fights to break the cycle of poverty in its Urban Appalachian neighborhood.
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    Our sincere THANKS!

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    Our sincere THANKS and a SHOUT-OUT on our Facebook page.

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    An OYLER POSTCARD signed by the director with gratitude and a shout-out on our Facebook page.

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    Receive a SPECIAL THANKS credit on our official website. Plus the DVD, a postcard signed by the director, and a shout-out on Facebook.

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    A Lower Price Hill TOTE BAG with a design by Cincinnati artist Anthony Becker, special thanks on our website and Facebook page, a copy of the DVD, and a postcard signed by the director.

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    A limited-edition 8"x10" PRINT of "Oyler at Dawn," signed by award-winning photojournalist Glenn Hartong. Plus DVD, special thanks on our website and Facebook page, and postcard.

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    NEW REWARD! A limited-edition 7"x7" PRINT of the Oyler statue of a student reading, signed by filmmaker Patrick Wright. Plus DVD, special thanks on our website and Facebook page, and postcard.

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    Receive ON-SCREEN SPECIAL THANKS in the final credits of the film. Plus the DVD, special thanks on our website and Facebook page, and postcard.

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    A limited-edition "Hatmakers" POSTER signed by Cincinnati artist Anthony Becker. Plus on-screen thank you credit, DVD, special thanks on our website and Facebook page, and postcard.

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    A limited-edition "Hope Blooms in Lower Price Hill" POSTER signed by Cincinnati artist Anthony Becker. Plus on-screen thank you credit, DVD, special thanks on our website and Facebook page, and postcard.

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    NEW REWARD! A limited-edition "8th and State" POSTER signed by Cincinnati artist Anthony Becker. Plus on-screen thank you credit, DVD, special thanks on our website and Facebook page, and postcard.

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    LICENSE TO SCREEN OYLER at your educational institution, non-profit group, or community center. Includes DVD, discussion guide, special thanks on screen and on our website and Facebook page, and postcard.

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    A one-on-one STORY WORKSHOP with the director via Skype or phone (or in-person if in the Baltimore/Washington area). Get feedback on your radio story or documentary or tips on interviewing and working with sound. Plus DVD, special thanks on screen and on our website and Facebook page, and postcard.

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    2 TICKETS to a Cincinnati or Baltimore screening + DINNER/AFTER-PARTY with the filmmaker and available cast and crew. Includes DVD, special thanks on screen and on our website and Facebook page, and postcard. (Sorry, travel not included.)

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    A significant ON-SCREEN FUNDER CREDIT in the film. Plus 2 tickets to a Cincinnati or Baltimore screening, dinner/after party, DVD, credit on our website and Facebook page, and postcard. (Travel not included.)

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    An on-screen "MADE POSSIBLE BY" FUNDER CREDIT. Plus 4 TICKETS to a Cincinnati or Baltimore screening, dinner/after party, Lower Price Hill tote bag, DVD, credit on our website and Facebook page, and postcard. (Travel not included.)

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    A private or community SCREENING followed by in-person Q&A with the filmmaker and, if available, others involved with the film (continental U.S. only). Plus an on-screen "MADE POSSIBLE BY" FUNDER CREDIT, tote bag, DVD, credit on our website and Facebook page, and postcard.

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