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Four extraordinary ordinary women run for Congress, battling powerful political machines in very different American landscapes.
Four extraordinary ordinary women run for Congress, battling powerful political machines in very different American landscapes.
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    INFORMED CITIZEN

    Exclusive updates about the project and our heartfelt gratitude!

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    CONSTITUENT

    Updates + an individual thank you on social media from us or one of the stars!

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    GRASSROOTS

    All of the above + a home use digital download of the film (subject to film’s release date)

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    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
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    DOOR KNOCKER

    All of the above + “EVERYTHING YOU DIDN'T KNOW YOU NEEDED TO KNOW ABOUT RUNNING FOR OFFICE,” a humorous and informative guide featuring the unique perspectives of the stars of the film. (Delivered as a pdf download)

    Includes:
    • Guide to running for office from the film's stars
    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
    • Shout out on social media
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    SUPER VOLUNTEER

    All of the above + a digital download of our favorite outtake scenes and original score tracks.

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    • Digital downloads of extras & outtakes (delivered in 2020)
    • Guide to running for office from the film's stars
    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
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    ORGANIZER

    All of the above + a signed home-use DVD of our award-winning, Emmy-nominated documentary THE HAND THAT FEEDS (which has been building solidarity across the country since 2014!)

    Includes:
    • Signed DVD of THE HAND THAT FEEDS
    • Digital downloads of extras & outtakes (delivered in 2020)
    • Guide to running for office from the film's stars
    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
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    • Project updates and our gratitude
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    INFLUENCER

    All of the above + political campaign-style Knock Down The House bumper sticker and buttons (yet to be designed, but they will be tasteful and eye catching!)

    Includes:
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE bumper sticker + button
    • Signed DVD of THE HAND THAT FEEDS
    • Digital downloads of extras & outtakes (delivered in 2020)
    • Guide to running for office from the film's stars
    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
    • Shout out on social media
    • Project updates and our gratitude
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    CAMPAIGN TRAIL

    All of the above + a set of striking postcards made from film stills, depicting the four diverse districts featured in the documentary + a special thank you on the film's website

    Includes:
    • Set of postcards made from film stills
    • Special thank you on the film's website
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE bumper sticker + button
    • Signed DVD of THE HAND THAT FEEDS
    • Digital downloads of extras & outtakes (delivered in 2020)
    • Guide to running for office from the film's stars
    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
    • Shout out on social media
    • Project updates and our gratitude
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    PRESS CORPS

    All of the above + a bold, beautiful 18 x 24” signed movie poster

    Includes:
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE movie poster (delivered in 2020 or sooner)
    • Set of postcards made from film stills
    • Special thank you on the film's website
    • Signed DVD of THE HAND THAT FEEDS
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE bumper sticker + button
    • Digital downloads of extras & outtakes (delivered in 2020)
    • Guide to running for office from the film's stars
    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
    • Shout out on social media
    • Project updates and our gratitude
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    CONTRIBUTOR

    All of the above + a special thank you in the film’s credits

    Includes:
    • Your name in the end credits of the finished film
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE movie poster (delivered in 2020 or sooner)
    • Set of postcards made from film stills
    • Special thank you on the film's website
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE bumper sticker + button
    • Signed DVD of THE HAND THAT FEEDS
    • Digital downloads of extras & outtakes (delivered in 2020)
    • Guide to running for office from the film's stars
    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
    • Shout out on social media
    • Project updates and our gratitude
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    9 backers
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    WONK

    All of the above + a signed copy of RULES FOR REVOLUTIONARIES: HOW BIG ORGANIZING CAN CHANGE EVERYTHING, the best-selling book by Brand New Congress co-founder Zack Exley and Becky Bond. Learn the inside story of how the Bernie Sanders 2016 presidential campaign harnessed cutting edge technology and millions of volunteers to make grassroots history.

    Includes:
    • Copy of RULES FOR REVOLUTIONARIES signed by Zack Exley
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE movie poster (delivered in 2020 or sooner)
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE bumper sticker + button
    • Signed DVD of THE HAND THAT FEEDS
    • Digital downloads of extras & outtakes (delivered in 2020)
    • Guide to running for office from the film's stars
    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
    • Shout out on social media
    • Project updates and our gratitude
    • Your name in the end credits of the finished film
    • Set of postcards made from film stills
    • Special thank you on the film's website
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    Limited 4 backers
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    INSIDER

    See the film on a big screen before it is widely released! All of the above + an invitation to a special private early screening with the filmmakers in NYC (travel not included). Plus all $150 rewards!

    Includes:
    • Attend an early VIP screening of the film in NYC
    • Your name in the end credits of the finished film
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE movie poster (delivered in 2020 or sooner)
    • Signed DVD of THE HAND THAT FEEDS
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE bumper sticker + button
    • Digital downloads of extras & outtakes (delivered in 2020)
    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
    • Shout out on social media
    • Project updates and our gratitude
    • Set of postcards made from film stills
    • Guide to running for office from the film's stars
    • Special thank you on the film's website
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    10 backers
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    CAMPAIGN MANAGER

    Exclusive webinar with Saikat Chakrabarti: Justice Democrats executive director, Brand New Congress Co-founder, and former Director of Organizing Technology on the Bernie 2016 campaign. Go deeper than a film possibly could to learn about the technology and ideas behind this revolutionary approach to political organizing! Plus all INSIDER rewards.

    Includes:
    • Special webinar with campaign visionary Saikat Chakrabarti
    • Attend an early VIP screening of the film in NYC
    • Your name in the end credits of the finished film
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE movie poster (delivered in 2020 or sooner)
    • Signed DVD of THE HAND THAT FEEDS
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE bumper sticker + button
    • Digital downloads of extras & outtakes (delivered in 2020)
    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
    • Shout out on social media
    • Project updates and our gratitude
    • Set of postcards made from film stills
    • Guide to running for office from the film's stars
    • Special thank you on the film's website
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    3 backers
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    MEDIA STRATEGIST

    1 hour private filmmaker video chat session with you, your organization, school or group to talk about this film, the issues, and/or the art and business of documentary filmmaking. Plus all INSIDER rewards.

    Includes:
    • Video chat with the filmmaker
    • Attend an early VIP screening of the film in NYC
    • Your name in the end credits of the finished film
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE movie poster (delivered in 2020 or sooner)
    • Signed DVD of THE HAND THAT FEEDS
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE bumper sticker + button
    • Digital downloads of extras & outtakes (delivered in 2020)
    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
    • Shout out on social media
    • Project updates and our gratitude
    • Set of postcards made from film stills
    • Guide to running for office from the film's stars
    • Special thank you on the film's website
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    RUNNING MATE

    Exclusive webinar with at least one of the film’s stars (Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Paula Jean Swearengin, Cori Bush, and/or Amy Vilela)—hear inside insights about activism, organizing, and what it’s like to be an ordinary person running for office, and ask your own questions! Plus all INSIDER rewards.

    Includes:
    • Special webinar with one or more of the films stars
    • Your name in the end credits of the finished film
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE movie poster (delivered in 2020 or sooner)
    • Set of postcards made from film stills
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE bumper sticker + button
    • Signed DVD of THE HAND THAT FEEDS
    • Digital downloads of extras & outtakes (delivered in 2020)
    • Guide to running for office from the film's stars
    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
    • Shout out on social media
    • Project updates and our gratitude
    • Special thank you on the film's website
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    2 backers
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    DARK HORSE

    All INSIDER rewards + your face in the film. Come to a public campaign event we’re filming and we’ll prominently feature you in an audience cutaway shot. Kind of like product placement, but with you as the product! (dates and locations TBD, travel not included)

    Includes:
    • Your face in the film
    • Attend an early VIP screening of the film in NYC
    • Your name in the end credits of the finished film
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE movie poster (delivered in 2020 or sooner)
    • Signed DVD of THE HAND THAT FEEDS
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE bumper sticker + button
    • Digital downloads of extras & outtakes (delivered in 2020)
    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
    • Shout out on social media
    • Project updates and our gratitude
    • Set of postcards made from film stills
    • Guide to running for office from the film's stars
    • Special thank you on the film's website
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    0 backers
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    DELEGATE

    All INSIDER rewards + two tickets to our festival or theatrical premiere and dinner or a drink with the filmmakers (and possibly the stars) afterwards. Celebrate with us! (travel expenses not included)

    Includes:
    • Tickets to the film's premiere + dinner with filmmakers and stars
    • Attend an early VIP screening of the film in NYC
    • Your name in the end credits of the finished film
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE movie poster (delivered in 2020 or sooner)
    • Set of postcards made from film stills
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE bumper sticker + button
    • Signed DVD of THE HAND THAT FEEDS
    • Digital downloads of extras & outtakes (delivered in 2020)
    • Guide to running for office from the film's stars
    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
    • Shout out on social media
    • Project updates and our gratitude
    • Special thank you on the film's website
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    3 backers
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    SUPER DELEGATE

    Be our first test audience! Enjoy access to all above rewards + an invitation to an exclusive rough cut screening (travel expenses not included), or a chance to offer feedback on a rough cut digitally (if travel/scheduling is difficult).

    Includes:
    • Invitation to weigh in on an early rough cut of the film
    • Tickets to the film's premiere + dinner with filmmakers and stars
    • Your face in the film
    • Video chat with the filmmaker
    • Special webinar with one or more of the films stars
    • Special webinar with campaign visionary Saikat Chakrabarti
    • Attend an early VIP screening of the film in NYC
    • Your name in the end credits of the finished film
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE movie poster (delivered in 2020 or sooner)
    • Set of postcards made from film stills
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE bumper sticker + button
    • Signed DVD of THE HAND THAT FEEDS
    • Digital downloads of extras & outtakes (delivered in 2020)
    • Guide to running for office from the film's stars
    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
    • Shout out on social media
    • Project updates and our gratitude
    • Special thank you on the film's website
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    SUPER PAC

    Join our team with an Associate Producer credit! Your credit will appear in the main end credits of the film, in the press kit and on the film website. We will make you a special thank you video, and give you special recognition at film events. Plus full access to all of the above rewards.

    Includes:
    • Join our filmmaking team as an Associate Producer
    • Invitation to weigh in on an early rough cut of the film
    • Tickets to the film's premiere + dinner with filmmakers and stars
    • Your face in the film
    • Special webinar with one or more of the films stars
    • Video chat with the filmmaker
    • Special webinar with campaign visionary Saikat Chakrabarti
    • Attend an early VIP screening of the film in NYC
    • Your name in the end credits of the finished film
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE movie poster (delivered in 2020 or sooner)
    • Set of postcards made from film stills
    • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE bumper sticker + button
    • Signed DVD of THE HAND THAT FEEDS
    • Digital downloads of extras & outtakes (delivered in 2020)
    • Guide to running for office from the film's stars
    • Digital download of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE (delivered in 2020)
    • Shout out on social media
    • Project updates and our gratitude
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    Ships to Only United States
    0 backers
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