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What's behind the West's fascination with "saving" Africa? FRAMED investigates the images and myths that cast a continent as a victim
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    Our eternal gratitude, and a shout out on the FRAMED Facebook page!

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    A signed FRAMED postcard • a thank you credit on our website backers page

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    A DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the completed film before anyone else! • a thank you credit on our website backers page.

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    A DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the completed documentary • our specially curated “No Action! Context First” starter kit: a customized collection of blogs, articles, books and films about the “framing” of Africa • a thank you credit on our website backers page.

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    A Limited Edition, pre-release DVD of the completed film • a "collector's item" FRAMED flip book created from footage from the film • “No Action! Context First” starter kit • a thank you credit on our website backers page. (outside US: we'll send you a special GIF of the flip book or add shipping for paper copy)

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    NEW REWARD! A T-shirt from Boniface Mwangi's arts and social change collective, PAWA254, which means Power in Swahili + Kenya's country code for national unity. The tees are coming straight from Nairobi and there's only 10! (see photos in the main section) + a digital download of the completed film

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    A Limited Edition, pre-release DVD of the completed film signed by the filmmakers • an 8x10 production still of Boniface Mwangi staging a dramatic protest • our "collector's item" FRAMED flip book created from footage from the film • “No Action! Context First” starter kit • a thank you credit on our website backers page.

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    A signed Limited Edition, pre-release DVD • a copy of Binyavanga Wainaina's acclaimed memoir, "One Day I Will Write About This Place" • FRAMED flip book • “No Action! Context First” starter kit • a thank you credit on our website backers page.(Kindle of the memoir available for international)

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    An ON-SCREEN THANK YOU credit in the festival / theatrical version of the film • A signed Limited Edition, pre-release DVD • a copy of Binyavanga Wainaina's acclaimed memoir, "One Day I Will Write About This Place" • FRAMED flip book • “No Action! Context First” starter kit • a thank you credit on our website backers page.

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    Limited edition print of a original painting based on images from FRAMED, by South African artist Hilary Saner. Signed by the artist. Email for details. • 2 tickets to a screening of the film in the location nearest you • On-screen THANK YOU credit in festival / theatrical version of the film • FRAMED flip book • “No Action! Context First” starter kit

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    A consultation with the filmmakers. The topic is up to you! Get producing advice or proposal / rough-cut feedback from Cassandra or talk with Kathryn about a writing project, anthropology or research. We can meet in-person if you’re in the Bay Area, other areas will be over phone and/or Skype • On-screen THANK YOU credit in festival / theatrical version of the film • FRAMED flip book • “No Action! Context First” starter kit

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    Insider rough cut screening with film makers in the Bay Area. If you don’t live here, a virtual rough screening is possible or choose 2 tickets to a screening of FRAMED in the location nearest you (sorry, travel not provided) • On-screen THANK YOU credit in festival / theatrical version of the film • DVD • FRAMED flip book • “No Action! Context First” starter kit

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    PREMIERE & DINNER W/FILMMAKERS. 2 tix to the film premier (or any other screenings near you) and dinner / after-parties with the filmmakers and anyone featured in the film who's present. (travel not included)
    Also includes invitation to provide feedback to our rough-cut • On-screen THANK YOU credit in festival / theatrical version of the film • DVD • FRAMED flip book • “No Action! Context First” starter kit

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    "ReFRAME" your own footage! Give us your home video or any video of yours and we'll edit it into a tight, lively 5 minutes! (outside the US video has to be deliverable online) • On-screen THANK YOU credit in festival / theatrical version of the film • DVD • FRAMED flip book • “No Action! Context First” starter kit

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    Community screening/ private screening with the filmmakers and depending on availability, one of the subjects of the film. Designed for groups that want to be associated with this important issue and spark dialogue with a screening and Q&A, or a fundraiser or other event. Includes all rewards up to $250 and a a stand alone credit as a founding funder.

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    NEW REWARD! A reframing of an image of your own: Artist Shawna Archibald will create a black and white hand drawn portrait from a photograph that you send her. (see sample photo in the main section)

    Drawings will be 5x7 and on acid free (archival) drawing paper.

    Shawna Archibald is a Portland, Oregon based artist and her prints are in the Vivian and Gordon Gilkey collection at the Portland Art Museum.

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    NEW REWARD! ONLY ONE! A signed original photograph taken by Boniface Mwangi, whose work is featured in FRAMED and acclaimed internationally. The image is of Nairobi by night. 10x12. See main page for low resolution sample (a high res copy will go up later). + digital download of the film + FRAMED flip book.

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    Insider rough cut screening with film makers in the Bay Area. If you don’t live here, a virtual rough screening is possible or choose 2 tickets to a screening of FRAMED in the location nearest you (sorry, travel not provided) • Thank You credit in festival / theatrical version of the film • On-screen THANK YOU credit in festival / theatrical version of the film • FRAMED flip book • “No Action! Context First” starter kit AND •
    THE ORIGINAL “WE ARE THE WORLD” ALBUM COVER THAT WE USE IN THE FILM, ACCOMPANIED BY A UNIQUE GIFT FASHIONED FROM THE ACTUAL VINYL. **THERE'S ONLY 1 OF THESE!

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