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Help launch a hard-hitting new film about a daring Free Tibet protest on Mt. Everest that challenged China at the height of its power.
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    ETERNAL GRATITUDE & BACKER UPDATES

    By pledging $10 or more, you join an international movement of people making sure Tibet is seen and heard at this critical moment in history. You will receive periodic updates on the film's progress. Every individual who supports us, at any level, adds momentum and numbers to our community campaign. Thank you so much. ཐུགས་རྗེ་ཆེ།།

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    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD OF FILM

    By pledging $35 or more, you will receive a digital download of the finished film, Where the Earth Meets The Sky, after it has been commercially digitally released.

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    DIGITAL ALBUM: Mãdro (by Tendor)

    You will receive a digital download of the 2019 album Mãdro, a set of eight original Tibetan songs by Tendor, whose story is at the heart of our film. Plus you will receive a digital download of the finished film (available only after commercial digital release).

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    DIGITAL ALBUMS: Mãdro & Logchopa + MORE

    You will receive both digital albums – Madro (2019) and Logchopa (2007) – created by Tendor, whose story is the heart of our film. Madro features eight original Tibetan songs, while Logchopa features nine original Tibetan songs. Plus you will receive a digital download of the finished film (available only after commercial digital release).

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    SIGNED FILM POSTER + MORE

    You will receive a signed copy of our Where the Earth Meets the Sky film poster. Show your support by displaying it in your home or office, or offer it as a unique gift for a movie lover in your life. You will also receive a digital copy of the finished film (available only after commercial release) and two digital albums by Tendor – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007).

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    YOUR NAME ON THE FILM WEBSITE + MORE

    By pledging this auspicious amount, your name will be listed on the Where the Earth Meets the Sky film website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous]. Plus will also receive a digital copy of the finished film (available only after commercial release) and two digital albums by Tendor – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007).

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    STYLIZED PHOTO OF EVEREST PROTEST + MORE

    By pledging $150 or more, you will receive a stylized photo of the Olympic Protest on Mt. Everest, signed by the action team members. Plus your name will be listed on the Where the Earth Meets the Sky film website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous] and you will receive a digital copy of the finished film (available only after commercial release) and two digital albums by Tendor – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007).

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    POLITICAL CARTOON BY TENDOR + MORE

    You will receive a signed print of "Common Ground" Tendor's most popular political cartoon. Plus you will receive a stylized photo of the Olympic Protest on Mt. Everest, signed by the action team members, your name will be listed on the Where the Earth Meets the Sky film website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous] and you will receive a digital copy of the finished film (available only after commercial release) and two digital albums by Tendor – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007).

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    VIDEO OF EVEREST PROTEST + MORE

    You will receive a digital download of the extended footage of the Olympic Protest on Mt. Everest. You will also receive a stylized photo of the Olympic Protest on Mt. Everest, signed by the action team members, your name will be listed on the Where the Earth Meets the Sky film website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous] and you will receive a digital copy of the finished film (available only after commercial release) along with two digital albums by Tendor – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007).

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    EVEREST ARCHIVAL PRINT 1 + MORE

    You will receive a stunning, signed, archival print of Mt. Everest with prayer flags (from transparency), taken in Tibet in 1999 by renowned Tibetan photographer Sonam Zoksang (11"X14") and never published before (see photo below). Sonam is an Artistic Consultant for the film.

    Plus your name will be listed on the Where the Earth Meets the Sky film website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous] and you will receive a digital download of the extended footage of the protest on Mt. Everest, a copy of the finished film (available only after commercial release) and two digital albums by Tendor – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007).

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    EVEREST ARCHIVAL PRINT 2 + MORE

    You will receive a stunning, signed, archival print of Mt. Everest and nearby Rongbok Tibetan monastery (from transparency), taken in Tibet in 1999 by renowned Tibetan photographer Sonam Zoksang (11"X14"), see photo below. Sonam is an Artistic Consultant for the film project.

    Plus your name will be listed on the Where the Earth Meets the Sky film website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous] and you will receive a digital download of the extended footage of the protest on Mt. Everest, a copy of the finished film (available only after commercial release) and two digital albums by Tendor – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007).

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    FILM CONSULTATION + MORE

    You will receive a 60-minute professional filmmaking consultation session (via video chat) from our Lead Producer Shannon Service, or one of our award-winning Director/Editors. Shannon's critically-acclaimed, award-winning documentary film "Ghost Fleet" will be released in theaters this June. She has released a feature documentary and virtual reality film that have played at Sundance, Telluride, Toronto and Berlin International Film Festivals. Shannon was a finalist for DOC NYC’s “Best New Director” award and she won the director award at Palm Springs International Film Festival.

    Plus your name will be listed on the Where the Earth Meets the Sky film website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous] and you will receive a digital download of the extended footage of the protest on Mt. Everest, a copy of the finished film (available only after commercial release) and two digital albums by Tendor – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007).

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    BOTH EVEREST ARCHIVAL PRINTS + MORE

    By pledging $400, you will receive both stunning, signed, archival prints of Mt. Everest (from transparency) taken in Tibet in 1999 by renowned Tibetan photographer Sonam Zoksang (11"X14"), an Artistic Consultant for the film project. Everest Archival Print 1 is of Mt. Everest with prayer flags and has never been published before. Everest Archival Print 2 is of Mt. Everest with Rongbuk Tibetan monastery (see photo below).

    Plus your name will be listed on the Where the Earth Meets the Sky film website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous] and you will receive a digital download of the extended footage of the protest on Mt. Everest, a copy of the finished film (available only after commercial release) and two digital albums by Tendor – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007).

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    PERSONALIZED TIBETAN CALLIGRAPHY + MORE

    You will receive a personalized calligraphic artwork in Tibetan script by Tibetan artist Lobsang Choephel (11" x 14"). You can send Lobsang a word, a theme, or short phrase (10-word limit) and he will translate it into Tibetan and transform it into an original artwork. Lobsang is a master calligrapher born and raised in Tibet, educated in India and currently living in New York. He is also an Artistic Consultant for the film project.

    Plus your name will be listed on the Where the Earth Meets the Sky film website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous] and you will receive a digital download of the extended footage of the protest on Mt. Everest, a copy of the finished film (available only after commercial release) and two digital albums by Tendor – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007).

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    YOUR NAME IN FILM CREDITS + MORE

    You will become one of a handful of people officially thanked and credited as a major supporter of this important film. See your name in the official film credits [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous]. Plus your name will be listed on the Where the Earth Meets the Sky film website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous] and you will receive a digital download of the extended footage of the protest on Mt. Everest, a copy of the finished film (available only after commercial release) and two digital albums by Tendor – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007).

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    "ROADBUILDERS" BY TENZING RIGDOL + MORE

    You will receive "Tibetan Roadbuilders: Shovel Songs" (23"x17") a limited edition, signed, screenprint by contemporary Tibetan artist Tenzing Rigdol (see photo below). Rigdol's work includes painting, sculpture, drawing, collage, digital, video, and site-specific installation pieces. His paintings have been exhibited in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Moscow International Biennale. Rigdol is also the subject of an award-winning film Bringing Tibet Home, directed by Tenzin Tsetan Choklay, and is an Artistic Consultant for this film.

    Plus your name will be listed in the official film credits and on the website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous] and you will receive a digital download of the film (available only after commercial digital release) and two digital albums – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007) by Tendor.

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    ART BY TENZING RIGDOL + MORE

    By pledging $1,500 or more, you will receive a limited edition, signed screenprint by leading contemporary Tibetan artist Tenzing Rigdol (unique to this film project). Rigdol's work includes painting, sculpture, drawing, collage, digital, video, and site-specific installation pieces. His paintings have been exhibited in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Moscow International Biennale. Rigdol is also the subject of an award-winning film Bringing Tibet Home, directed by Tenzin Tsetan Choklay, and he is an Artistic Consultant for this film.

    Plus your name will be listed in the official film credits and on the website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous] and you will receive a digital download of the film (available only after commercial digital release) and two digital albums – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007) by Tendor.

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    DINNER WITH EVEREST ACTION TEAM + MORE

    By pledging $2,500, you (+ three of your friends) will share an unforgettable evening of stories with members of the Everest Action Team, including homemade Tibetan food and live music on a San Francisco houseboat or in an award-winning New York City restaurant. Limit 4 donors (total of 16 guests).

    Plus your name will be listed in the official film credits and on the website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous] and you will receive a digital download of the film (available only after commercial digital release) and two digital albums – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007) by Tendor.

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    PRIVATE SCREENING OF FILM + MORE

    By pledging $5,000 or more, you (+ three of your friends) will join members of the Everest Action Team for an exclusive pre-screening of the finished film in a private home in California or New York...including live behind-the-scenes stories that did not make it into the film. Limit 4 donors (total of 16 guests).

    Plus your name will be listed in the official film credits and on the website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous] and you will receive a digital download of the film (available only after commercial digital release) and two digital albums – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007) by Tendor.

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    NAME ON THE FILM WEBSITE + MORE

    By pledging this auspicious amount, your name will be listed on the Where the Earth Meets the Sky film website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous]. Plus will also receive a digital copy of the finished film (available only after commercial release) and two digital albums by Tendor – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007).

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    'TEAM TIBET' CALLIGRAPHY ART + MORE

    You will receive an original calligraphic artwork of "Team Tibet" in Tibetan script, by Tibetan artist Lobsang Choephel (24" x 18"), see photo below. Lobsang is a master calligrapher born and raised in Tibet, and currently living in New York, who taps into his life of forced separation from his family in Tibet to explore themes ranging from loneliness to friendship, from anger to compassion, and from attachment to liberation. He is also an Artistic Consultant for the film project.

    Plus your name will be listed on the Where the Earth Meets the Sky film website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous] and you will receive a digital download of the extended footage of the protest on Mt. Everest, a copy of the finished film (available only after commercial release) and two digital albums by Tendor – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007).

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    ART BY CHUNGPO 1 + MORE

    You will receive "Holy rocks in Yamdrok Lake" (30" x 30") by Tibetan artist Chungpo Tsering (see photo below). Chungpo is a renowned contemporary artist born in Tibet, raised in Nepal, and based in San Francisco & Dharamsala. Chungpo’s abstract paintings evoke a sense of discontinuity and displacement, exploring what it means to be an exile and stateless in a world of nation-states. His work has been widely exhibited all around the world. Chungpo is also an Artistic Consultant for the film project.

    Plus your name will be listed on the Where the Earth Meets the Sky film website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous] and you will receive a digital download of the extended footage of the protest on Mt. Everest, a copy of the finished film (available only after commercial release) and two digital albums by Tendor – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007).

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    ART BY CHUNGPO 2 + MORE

    You will receive "The Scripture of Climate Change" (24" x 18") by Tibetan artist Chungpo Tsering (see photo below). Chungpo is a renowned contemporary artist born in Tibet, raised in Nepal, and based in San Francisco & Dharamsala. Chungpo’s abstract paintings evoke a sense of discontinuity and displacement, exploring what it means to be an exile and stateless in a world of nation-states. His work has been widely exhibited all around the world. Chungpo is also an Artistic Consultant for the film project.

    Plus your name will be listed on the Where the Earth Meets the Sky film website as a Founding Supporter [unless you indicate you want to remain anonymous] and you will receive a digital download of the extended footage of the protest on Mt. Everest, a copy of the finished film (available only after commercial release) and two digital albums by Tendor – Mãdro (2019) and Logchopa (2007).

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