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A documentary about one of the most influential women in lesbian history you’ve never heard of.
A documentary about one of the most influential women in lesbian history you’ve never heard of.
250 backers pledged $61,078 to help bring this project to life.
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    News and Updates + Social Media ShoutOut

    Get the latest AHEAD OF THE CURVE News and Updates plus all of the behind the scenes anecdotes, images, and clips. We'll also include your name in a social media shout-out expressing our heartfelt thanks and appreciation. Welcome to the team!

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    Digital Postcard + Social Media ShoutOut

    We'll send you our custom digital postcard AND include your name in a social media shout-out expressing our heartfelt thanks and appreciation.

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    Streaming Link to Completed Film

    Streaming Link to the completed film.
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    ROCK THE RAINBOW

    Set of Franco's favorite Classic Freedom Rings as featured in Curve magazine strung on a necklace. Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    WISH YOU WERE HERE

    POSTCARD SET: 6 Classic Deneuve and Curve covers in postcard form! Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    OUTSIDE YOUR DOOR

    Exclusive digital download of the kickass original AHEAD OF THE CURVE soundtrack composed by the exquisite Meshell Ndegeocello. Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    INSTANT ACCESS

    1-year Digital Subscription to CURVE magazine, the nation's best-selling lesbian magazine. Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    FRANCO'S SECRET STASH

    Receive two vintage Curve magazines signed by cover girls from Franco's own collection. Could include Toshi Regan, Suzanne Westenhoeffer, Elvira Kurt, Michelle Wolff, Megan Morris, Dani Campbell, or Courtenay Semel. Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    SIGNED L-WORD COVERS

    Receive one very special issue of Curve signed by L-Word cast members from Franco's private collection. Could include Leisha Hailey (Alice), Pam Grier (Kit), Daniella Sea (Max), Sarah Shahi (Carmen), Rachel Shelley (Helena), Janina Gavenkar (Papi), or Ilene Chaiken (co-creator).

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    LESBIAN CHIC

    Custom designed AHEAD OF THE CURVE t-shirt. Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    VINTAGE LESBIAN CHIC

    Limited edition vintage Deneuve t-shirt. Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    FRANKLY DELICIOUS

    Set of 3 of Franco's home made jams (flavors tbd this summer). Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    RARE JENNY SHIMIZU CURVE COVER

    A rare Jenny Shimizu signed Curve magazine: Sept 1996 edition from Franco's own collection. Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    RARE TEGAN & SARA CURVE COVER

    A rare Tegan & Sara signed Curve magazine: July/Aug 2009 edition from Franco's own collection. Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    FRANKLY FABULOUS

    Limited edition 11"x17" print of iconic first issue back cover signed by Franco Stevens. Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    HOLD THE PHONE

    Get a personal thank you call from the founder of Curve herself. Have you always wanted to talk with Franco? Now's your chance! Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    CLEXACON 2020 FRANCO-STYLE

    2 passes to Clexacon 2020 summit in Las Vegas with Franco's guide to make the most of your experience (travel and lodging not included). Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    READY FOR YOUR CLOSE-UP

    Be a part of the movie! Make your screen debut with a cameo in AHEAD OF THE CURVE when we film at the 2019 San Francisco Dyke March (travel and lodging not included). Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    OUT AND PROUD IN SF

    Walk in the San Francisco Dyke March 2020 with the AHEAD OF THE CURVE filmmakers (travel and lodging not included). Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    FRANKLY FABULOUS

    Tickets to west coast premiere of AHEAD OF THE CURVE and invitation to exclusive VIP party (travel and lodging not included). Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    RARE MELISSA CURVE COVER

    A very rare Melissa Etheridge Signed Curve magazine: Dec 2005 edition from Franco's own collection. Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    CLOSER TO FINE

    A rare autographed Indigo Girls CD: Poseidon and the Bitter Bug from Franco's personal collection. Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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    I'M THE ONLY ONE

    Very Rare - One of a Kind Puzzle (vintage football theme) completed, signed, and put back in box by the exquisite Melissa Etheridge herself. It's a Springbok - Melissa's favorite brand. Plus Digital Postcard + Custom Social Media Shout Out, and Kickstarter backer news and updates.

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