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DETROPIA features Detroiters who refuse to leave the building, even as the flames rise. An engrossing and essential cinematic tapestry.
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    Pledge US$ 1 or more About US$ 1

    EXTRA EXTRA! We’ll send you a monthly DETROPIA newsletter to keep you updated on all upcoming screenings and news on our journey releasing the film.

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    SPIRIT OF DETROIT: We’ll email you an exclusive high-res photo picked especially for you from our archives. Some will be from the documentary itself, some will be behind-the-scenes …it’ll be a surprise when you get it. You’ll also get the DETROPIA newsletter every month to keep you connected.

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    WISH YOU WERE HERE PACKAGE: Own the digital download of DETROPIA before your friends! Plus a photo from film and our newsletter!

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    COLLECTORS ITEM! How would you like a gorgeous medium-size limited edition DETROPIA poster (18” x 24”) DESIGNED BY WHITE STRIPES’ ARTIST ROB JONES? We thought so! We’ll be super excited to send it to you. You’ll also get the digital download of DETROPIA (Jan. 2013) and the newsletter to stay in touch. (Please add $3 to your pledge for shipping and $6 internationally).

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    EXCLUSIVE TO KICKSTARTER: you can’t rock out without the kick-ass DETROPIA soundtrack by Motor City native DIAL 81. In addition to the (exclusive here) digital download, you’ll also get a medium DETROPIA poster, the digital download of the film (Jan. 2013) and join the DETROPIA newsletter club. (Please add $3 to pledge for shipping and $6 internationally.)

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    LARGE FULL MOVIE SIZE limited edition DETROPIA poster (27” x 40”) DESIGNED BY WHITE STRIPES’ ARTIST ROB JONES. (Please add $3 to pledge for shipping and $6 internationally.) Plus DIAL 81's amazing soundtrack, the digital download of film (Jan 2013) and a shout-out on our official website.

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    D-BOMB POSTER PACKAGE: we’ll send you the LARGE FULL-SIZE limited edition DETROPIA poster (27” x 40”) DESIGNED BY WHITE STRIPES’ ARTIST ROB JONES, plus a gorgeous 12” x 18” poster for our previous film THE BOYS OF BARAKA, designed by Clayton Weiner. And as a BONUS either a poster of the hit-documentary FREAKONOMICS or a gorgeous JESUS CAMP poster... Thou shalt not find this package anywhere else, it’s a show-stopper.. (Please add $3 to your pledge for shipping and $6 internationally). And of course DIAL 81's kicking soundtrack, the digital download of our film (Jan 2013) AND a hearty shout-out on our DETROPIA website.

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    MOVIE NIGHT! We’re gonna send you an autographed DETROPIA DVD and a box-set of DVDS from Loki Films ("The Boys of Baraka," "Jesus Camp," "12th & Delaware," "Freakonomics" and "Dissident."). We’re also gonna autograph the LARGE FULL-SIZE limited edition DETROPIA poster (27” x 40”) DESIGNED BY WHITE STRIPES’ ARTIST ROB JONES, PLUS a special shout-out on our DETROPIA website and you’ll get the digital download of the DETROPIA soundtrack by Motor City native DIAL 81 and of course, the monthly newsletter.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    TICKET TO RIDE. Oh boy, we can’t wait to send you everything above AND to reserve 2 tickets for you to the New York City Theatrical Premiere on September 7, 2012. We’ll make sure you get all the details and we’ll look forward to meeting you there, we can’t cover travel costs but we will save your seats. You will also get a year-long membership to the IFC Center! Join us as we launch into the marketplace. New York Native @AlecBaldwin (yep, THAT one) Tweeted that DETROPIA was “a great film” – we heart you and Motown hearts New York.

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    Pledge $5,000 or more About $5,000

    THE CADILLAC PACKAGE: We’ll not only send you All the rewards above with a special personal note of thanks from us, but we’ll attend a private screening of DETROPIA for you and your friends and go on-and-on with a personal Q&A about anything you’d like to know about the project or filmmaking for as long as you can stand us. Become your own film festival, we’ll come to you anywhere in the Continental USA anytime during 2012 for your personal screening. Travel Expenses are on us. We can’t wait to meet you!

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    HEROIC DETROPIAN! We wouldn’t even know how to thank you, but we’ll try. Not only do you get any and all rewards we’re offering, but we’ll fly you and a guest to New York City for the Theatrical Premiere of DETROPIA on September 7, 2012. The whole DETROPIA creative team will join you at the screening and then host you for a dinner in the city afterwards, we can talk about the film or anything you want. All expenses for 2 RT coach tickets and one night’s stay in New York City are included. You’ll also get your name in the credits of the final DVD version of the film to memorialize your support forever.

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