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A feature film written and directed by Emily Ray Reese that follows Lucinda, a 13 year old girl growing up in rural New Mexico.
484 backers pledged $50,966 to help bring this project to life.


Posted by Emily Ray Reese (Creator)

Friends, Family, Peers, Supporters!

We did it! We made our goal and it's all thanks to you! We are overwhelmed with gratitude and joy. The feeling of having 482 and counting people put their love into this fundraiser and get behind us is incredibly inspiring. We want to promise you that we'll do the best we can, work the hardest we can, and make the strongest film possible! Without each one of you, we would not have been able to make it!

For those of you that donated $25 plus on the 17th for our special Baby Lu Mug, you will be contacted for your shipping info or drop off info. For all those that donated $25 plus from the 18th on, your name will be entered in our a random drawing to be selected for the "Five for Five: The Films of Spike Lee" book signed by Spike Lee.We will announce the lucky winner within 48 hrs!

Donations are tax deductible! Donors will receive a receipt after December 31st, 2012 from Localogy stating the amount of the donation for your records. Please feel free to contact us with any questions regarding your donation.

We can't put into words how grateful we are. This has truly been an adventure but we're so excited to keep on moving forward!


The Baby Lu Team

P.S. Here's a photo expressin some of our feelings right now. We're just about THAT happy!

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    1. Loraine Archuleta on

      Yup ...that looks like the little girl I remember...Best of luck!

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      Mary Rorick on

      So happy for you Emily! I knew you could do it! Thank you for letting us all be part of the this amazing project! xo

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      Jennifer ONeill on

      Ditto Robin's comment! This is one of my favorite shots. So proud of you and your team for taking it over the line!!!

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      Robbin VanNewkirk on

      Geez, you were a cute freakin' kid.