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We've shot a feature film in Cuba, defying all odds, to reveal an island and a lost American on the verge of revolutionary change.
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    ¡Muchisimas gracias! We'll thank you wholeheartedly - in person when we see you - and by proudly placing your name in the closing credits as a key supporter in this effort.

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    THE SOUNDS OF CUBA. You'll experience Ambient Cuba, a collection of select audio tracks we recorded in the streets and in the countryside. Give a listen, close your eyes and you are there, via streaming link.
    You'll also receive wholehearted thanks in the credits - and your choice of handshake or hug when we see you!

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    THE SOUNDTRACK. You'll be the first to hear the "Forbidden Cuba" soundtrack before it's released via a streaming link - to include great moments from the original score and vintage Cuban classics.
    Includes Ambient Cuba audio tracks and optional hug or handshake when we meet.
    You'll also receive wholehearted thanks in the credits.

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    You'll be invited to the ADVANCE SCREENING of "Forbidden Cuba" and Q&A with filmmakers, available crew & cast - ONE in New York, ONE in Paris. We'll preview the final cut of the movie with you before it’s released.
    Ambient Cuba and Soundtrack, as previously described, included.
    You'll also receive our deep thanks and ongoing gratitude for joining the effort.

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    Wear it with pride ! Your choice (one) of the LIMITED EDITION "Forbidden Cuba" cast-and-crew-only COFFEE MUG, BASEBALL CAP or T-SHIRT.
    Includes the Advance Screening and choice of rewards in previous categories.

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    You'll receive one copy of the LIMITED EDITION "Forbidden Cuba" BOOK of PHOTOGRAPHY, featuring the stunning images of filmmaker Raphael Duvernay captured in travels across Cuba.
    You'll receive a special (and coveted) "PYTHON WRANGLER" credit in the closing of the film.
    Includes the Advance Screening plus a choice of rewards from previous categories.

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    You'll receive a "BEST BOY" (or "Best Girl") credit.
    You'll receive induction into the Forbidden Cuba Guard of Honor.
    You'll be invited to the "Forbidden Cuba Guard of Honor" Evening Soiree - with the film's producers, cast and crew for a special pre-release event, to be held at a reputable establishment - ONE in New York, ONE in Paris.
    Includes a choice of rewards from previous categories.

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    You'll receive an "ASSOCIATE PRODUCER" credit.
    You'll receive a SPECIAL GUIDED TOUR of the film's New York locations, where key scenes were captured for the movie's opening and close - led with spirit by director Art Jones (local refreshments provided along the way).
    You'll be our guest at the fore-mentioned "Guard of Honor" Evening Soiree.
    You'll also receive the limited edition "Forbidden Cuba" Book of Photography by Raphael Duvernay and a choice of rewards described in previous categories.

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    You'll receive an "EXECUTIVE PRODUCER" credit.
    You'll be our special guest at the "Executive Producer's Noche de Oro Dinner" at the celebrated Victor's Cafe in New York ("The forefront of Cuban Cuisine in America") with director Art Jones, producers and other heavyweights.
    You'll also receive the limited edition "Forbidden Cuba" Book of Photography by Raphael Duvernay and a choice of rewards described in previous categories.

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