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Watch a fourteen-year journey through the lives of five New Orleanians displaced by Hurricane Katrina unfold on screen in Forced Change.
Watch a fourteen-year journey through the lives of five New Orleanians displaced by Hurricane Katrina unfold on screen in Forced Change.
313 backers pledged $34,547 to help bring this project to life.
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    PART OF THE TEAM:
    You are now part of the Forced Change team and will receive all future updates from this campaign. Welcome! (Tax deductible)

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    YOU ARE AMAZING:
    Your contribution means the world to us and we are eternally thankful. We will also make sure to update you about the campaign and the film (Tax deductible)

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    SOCIAL SHOUTOUT:
    All contributions of $15 or more will receive a personal shout out on the Forced Change Facebook page. If you donate within the first 72 hours of the campaign, you'll get a shout out on the Forced Change Twitter page + the Forced Change Facebook page. PLUS You Are Amazing (Tax deductible)

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    MARDI GRAS BEADS (New Reward):
    Did you make it to Mardi Gras in New Orleans this year? Well, if you didn't, you can still have a piece of this year's Mardi Gras celebrations. Get some beautiful, authentic 2015 Mardi Gras beads direct from New Orleans! PLUS You Are Amazing (Tax Deductible)

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    DIGITAL RECIPES + FILM PICTURES!:
    Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? Get an exclusive recipe ebook of the Forced Change cast and crew’s favorite New Orleans style dishes, from Jambalaya to Red Beans and Rice! You will also receive a selection of exclusive, downloadable digital stills from the film. PLUS of course the Social Shoutout (Tax deductible)

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    A BEAUTIFUL FILM PRINT:
    Get a 4 X 6 print from the film + a hand-written note on the back about its place in our film. Small but beautiful, f'sho! PLUS a Social Shoutout (amount over $2 is Tax deductible)

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    DIGITAL STREAMING OF THE FILM:
    Be the very first viewers of the final cut of FORCED CHANGE through a password protected online link that will be open for a limited time. PLUS the Social Shoutout (Tax deductible)

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    DIGITAL STREAMING OF THE FILM +EXTRA/BEHIND-THE-SCENES FOOTAGE:
    Be the very first viewers of the final cut of Forced Change through a password protected online link that will be open for a limited time. You will also be privy to special, never before seen footage, which includes extra scenes not in the film and some behind-the scenes footage. PLUS Digital Recipes + pdf film stills and Social Shoutout (Tax deductible)

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    DIGITAL STREAMING + PEN & WRITTEN THANKS:
    Be the first viewers of the final cut of Forced Change through a password protected online link that will be open for a limited time + receive a Forced Change pen and a hand written thank you card from the Director! PLUS the Social Shoutout (Tax deductible)

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    UNPUBLISHED KATRINA MEMOIR:
    Want a firsthand account of what it was like to be in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina? Like to read? Ever steal a boat to paddle around the flooded streets of your neighborhood? You’ll get a downloadable digital copy of the unpublished memoir A ROOFTOP ABOVE REALITY. Written by FORCED CHANGE Co-Producer and Katrina evacuee Jared Andrukanis, this full length memoir follows the timeline of the hurricane from the mandatory evacuation order to the ensuing flood through the actions of five friends who decided to remain behind in New Orleans and face Katrina. This never-before-published book is exclusive to the FORCED CHANGE Kickstarter - get your copy now! (amount over $10 is Tax deductible)

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    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD OF THE FILM:
    Watch Forced Change! Receive an exclusive, High Definition digital download of the film for your home collection to enjoy again and again. PLUS Recipe ebook, digital stills, and the Social Shoutout, of course (amount over $10 is Tax deductible)

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    OWN THE DVD:
    Receive and own the physical DVD of Forced Change upon commercial release of the film signed by the Director himself. Add the film to your personal home collection and watch it again and again! PLUS Recipe ebook, digital stills, and the Social Shoutout, of course (amount over $10 is Tax deductible)

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    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD OF FILM + KATRINA MEMOIR:
    Receive an exclusive, High Definition digital download of the film + the exclusive digital eBook, A ROOFTOP ABOVE REALITY by Jared Andrukanis. PLUS Recipe ebook, digital stills. and the Social Shout Out, fo'sho! (amount over $20 is Tax deductible)

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    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD + OFFICIAL CREW T-SHIRT:
    Receive an exclusive, High Definition digital download of the film + The Official FORCED CHANGE T-shirt. This one-of-a-kind, originally designed T-shirt is in limited supply, so get it while you can! PLUS Recipe ebook, digital stills, and you'll receive the Social Shoutout (amount over $25 is Tax deductible)

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    OWN THE DVD + EXCLUSIVE MARDI GRAS CALENDAR:
    Receive the physical DVD upon commercial release, signed by the Director, + an exclusive WWOZ calendar featuring the Mardi Gras Indian Queens, noting all New Orleans' holidays! Now THAT'S New Orleans! PLUS the Social Shoutout (amount over $20 is Tax deductible)

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    MEMORIAL FORCED CHANGE PICTURE BOOK + OWN THE DVD:
    Get this original FORCED CHANGE picture book with an array of pictures from the film, behind-the-sceens, pictures of the cast and the crew and much more! This is a great collector's item that will last. And receive the physical DVD upon commercial release, signed by the Director. Plus the Social Shoutout and our eternal thank you (amount over $30 is Tax deductible)

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    THE ULTIMATE BUNDLE PACKAGE!:
    Own the official DVD of the film signed by the Director, an autographed exclusive, one-of-a-kind Forced Change Poster, the Official Forced Change Crew T-shirt, the Forced Change pen + the Beautiful Film Print. PLUS a Social Shoutout and our heartfelt thanks (amount over $50 is Tax deductible)

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    SKYPE SESSION + THE ULTIMATE BUNDLE PACKAGE:
    Receive a personal Skype session with the Director where you can ask all your questions about the making of the film or receive advice on your own personal film project. Want to break into the business? Get the inside scoop. Rennik has been doing it for a long time! Plus get the Ultimate Bundle Package which includes the DVD, the film poster, the t-shirt, the pen + the print from the film. PLUS the Social Shoutout and our heartfelt thanks! (amount over $50 is Tax deductible)

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    NEW ORLEANS-STYLE FEAST WITH THE DIRECTOR + THE ULTIMATE BUNDLE PACKAGE:
    Join the Director for an incredible, authentic New Orleans-style feast in New York…cooked by New Orleanians! You'll be enjoying real gumbo and jambalaya while sipping Abita and chatting to the director and his friends from New Orleans. This is truly a New Orleans experience right in the heart of NYC. Travel and accommodations not included for those outside New York. Plus get the Ultimate Bundle Package which includes the DVD, the film poster, the t-shirt, the pen + the print from the film. You'll also get a Social Shoutout, don't worry. Yeah, you right! (amount over $50 is Tax deductible)

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    NEW ORLEANS-STYLE FEAST WITH THE DIRECTOR + SPECIAL THANKS CREDITS + THE ULTIMATE BUNDLE PACKAGE:
    Join the Director for an incredible, authentic New Orleans-style feast in New York…cooked by New Orleanians! You'll be enjoying real gumbo and jambalaya while sipping Abita and chatting to the Director and his friends from New Orleans. This is truly a New Orleans experience right in the heart of NYC. Travel and accommodations not included for those outside New York. PLUS have your name always associated with FORCED CHANGE by having it displayed in the credits of the film as 'Special Thanks.' You deserve it and we are very thankful! Plus get the Ultimate Bundle Package which includes the DVD, the film poster, the t-shirt, the pen + the print from the film. You'll obviously get all the Social Shout out we can. Yeah, you right! (Tax deductible)

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    GUEST OF HONOR PACKAGE + THE ULTIMATE BUNDLE PACKAGE!
    Two tickets to the official screening of FORCED CHANGE in New York City (travel and lodging not included). Meet Director Rennik Soholt and many of the people who worked so incredibly hard to make this film a reality. And come celebrate with the crew after the screening! PLUS have your name always associated with FORCED CHANGE by having it displayed in the credits of the film as 'Special Thanks.' PLUS get the Ultimate Bundle Package which includes the DVD, the film poster, the t-shirt, the pen + the print from the film. PLUS tons of Social Shoutout, of course (Tax deductible)

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER:
    Wow! Thank you so much for believing in FORCED CHANGE! You are part of the team. You will be credited on the film as an Associate Producer! PLUS get four tickets to the New York City premier of FORCED CHANGE (travel and lodging not included) and access to the after party with the filmmakers!! PLUS The Ultimate Bundle Package!!! Shucks, for this much help, I'll call you myself!!!! (Tax deductible)

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    SIGNED CONCERT POSTER + DIGITAL DOWNLOAD:
    Get a special, limited edition Terence Blanchard E-Collective concert poster from the one and only New Orleans jazz venue, Snug Harbor. Signed by all 5 members of this exciting new jazz ensemble for their performance Thursday, December 4th, 2014, this is a true collector's item from this amazing musician and New Orleans native. Now this IS New Orleans! And receive an exclusive, High Definition digital download of the film. Plus the Social Shoutout and our eternal thank you (amount over $15 is Tax deductible)

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