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A film about the life and work of Poet Laureate, two-time Pulitzer winner, and environmental activist W.S. Merwin.
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    • Signed copy of W.S. Merwin's THE SHADOW OF SIRIUS
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    • Signed DVD of director's prior film (either ARRANGED or CONTESTED STREETS)
    • Signed copy of W.S. Merwin's THE SHADOW OF SIRIUS
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    • Signed copy of W.S. Merwin's THE SHADOW OF SIRIUS
    • "Very Special Thanks" in end credits of film
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    • Signed copy of W.S. Merwin's THE SHADOW OF SIRIUS
    • "Very Special Thanks" in end credits of film
    • Two Tickets to film's festival premiere (travel not included)
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    • Signed DVD of director's prior film (either ARRANGED or CONTESTED STREETS)
    • Signed copy of W.S. Merwin's THE SHADOW OF SIRIUS
    • "Very Special Thanks" in end credits of film
    • Two Tickets to film's festival premiere (travel not included)
    • Dinner with director Stefan Schaefer (in New York or on Maui)
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    • Signed copy of W.S. Merwin's THE SHADOW OF SIRIUS
    • "Very Special Thanks" in end credits of film
    • Two Tickets to film's festival premiere (travel not included)
    • Dinner with director Stefan Schaefer (in New York or on Maui)
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    • Signed copy of W.S. Merwin's THE SHADOW OF SIRIUS
    • "Very Special Thanks" in end credits of film
    • Two Tickets to film's festival premiere (travel not included)
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