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There's a new detective agency in Dallas, Texas, started by a group of exonerated men who have all spent decades in prison.
There's a new detective agency in Dallas, Texas, started by a group of exonerated men who have all spent decades in prison.
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    Our eternal gratitude, and a shout out on Facebook!

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    First access to a digital download of the finished film (before anyone else can get it!), as well as a thank you credit on our website, and shout out on Facebook too.

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    An actual, physical DVD or Blu-ray of the finished film, as well as first access to a digital download of the finished film, a thank you credit on website, and shout out on Facebook too.

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    Two DVDs (your pick) of previous documentaries by Jamie Meltzer, including the out-of-print cult classic Off the Charts: the Song-Poem Story, Welcome to Nollywood, La Caminata, and/or Informant (Informant not available until October 2013).
    You also get all of the above (minus the TESTED book): DVD or Blu-ray as well as digital download of the finished film, shout out on website and Facebook too!

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    FLASH REWARD!!! Good through May 3rd only.

    FASHION CONSULTATION (either in person or over Skype) with lead investigator Christopher Scott, who owns Christopher's Men Wear, a "casual upscale dress boutique for men." in Dallas. Meet with Chris in person at his Cedar Hill store or over Skype for a free fashion consult. At the end of the session you will receive either a pair of cuff links or a fedora hat as part of your reward. This reward also includes: DVD of finished film, a digital download of finished film, and special thanks in film credits (festival/theatrical version only) and on website and Facebook.

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    A one-time consultation on your own film project by Stanford documentary film professor Jamie Meltzer (director of Freedom Fighters). This can be either a rough-cut screening of your documentary film, or a consultation at the proposal stage. Help get your own film off the ground! (Jamie can meet with you in-person if in the Bay Area, other areas will be over phone and/or Skype).

    You also get all of the above (minus the TESTED book): Invitation to the Rough-cut screening/actual DVD as well as digital download of the finished film/special thanks in film credits (festival/theatrical version only)/ shout out on website and Facebook too!

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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    4 tickets to Dallas Premiere of the finished film and after-party, dinner with director Jamie Meltzer and the Freedom Fighters on the night of the Premiere (travel to/from Dallas not included. Email to find out if this reward can work for a festival screening in/near your hometown). Also includes invitation to provide feedback to our rough-cut, actual DVD or Blu-ray, digital download, special thanks in film credits, on website, and of course a huge shout out on Facebook.

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    Community screening/private screening with Director and one of the Freedom Fighters (travel not included outside of Dallas or Bay Area). This is perfect for Law Firms/ Law Schools/Universities and Community groups.

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    A signed copy of the hardcover book TESTED (limited ed. of 50), a beautifully photographed book about the Dallas County exonerees (see picture in sidebar). Also: a DVD or Blu-ray of the finished film, as well as first access to a digital download, a thank you credit on website, and shout out on Facebook too.

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    Invitation to a Rough-cut screening of Freedom Fighters (in-person if in Bay Area, online if elsewhere). A chance to give your feedback and help shape the finished film!

    Two DVDs (your pick) of previous documentaries by Jamie Meltzer (see list in above reward). DVD of finished film, a digital download of finished film, and special thanks in film credits (festival/theatrical version only) and on website and Facebook.

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    Invitation to the Dallas Premiere Party of the finished film (2 tickets). If you don't live near Dallas, you get an invitation to a festival screening and after party at a film festival nearest your town. You also get all of the above (minus the TESTED book): Invitation to the Rough-cut screening/actual DVD as well as digital download of the finished film/special thanks in film credits (festival/theatrical version only)/ shout out on website and Facebook too!

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