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First, a film about banana workers saying Dole had made them infertile. Then Dole's attack on the filmmakers. Time for another film!
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    ACTIVIST REWARD. If you don't have the money, give me your time and help me spread this film. I will provide you with any digital material you'll need. As a thank-you we'll publish your name on our website (the same goes for all of the rewards below).

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    INSTANT REWARD: You'll get instant access to a high-quality digital download of a previous film I directed or produced. This is your choice:
    I BOUGHT A RAINFOREST (2010) 58 min,
    TRUE BLUE 2: THE WAY BACK (2002) 78 min, THIN ICE (2006) 57 min,
    BELFAST GIRLS (2006) 60 min,
    THE LEFTOVERS (2008) 28 min.
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    BANANAS!* DOWNLOAD: A high-definition digital download of my previous film BANANAS!*, or of new film BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!* as soon as it becomes avaliable. Again, that's a download to keep and play as many times as you like.

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    RAPID REWARD: I'll send you the DVD edition of a previous film I produced or directed. Simply choose between more than 15 films in our web shop.

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    BANANAS DVD: I'll send you the DVD edition of my previous film BANANAS!*, or of the new film BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!* as soon as it becomes avaliable.

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    INSTANT BOOK. Get a book written and signed by one of the experts in our film. Choose between Dan Koeppel's "BANANA: The fate of the fruit that changed the world" and Ken Silverstein's "Washington on $10 million a day". We'll add a BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!* poster signed by the director.

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    BANANAS BONANZA: Get the full kit of one BANANAS!* poster, one BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!* poster, both signed by the director, a BANANAS!* DVD, a BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!* DVD, postcards and pins.

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    MEET AND GREET: Watch the film together with me when I'm presenting it at a festival or cinema near you. We'll also take a photo of you and me that will be featured in a Hall Of Fame on our website.

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    HAVE A CHAT AND GO WILD: A 30-minute live talk with me over Skype or the phone, on a subject of your choice. And you get to pick 10 acclaimed documentaries of your choice from the web shop.

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    FREDRIK'S GOLDEN BOX. All films directed by me put together in a special DVD box, plus the 30-minute talk over Skype or the phone, plus your choice of any of the previous rewards.

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    FAIR TRADE BANANAS AT A FAIR PRICE: A year-long supply (24 boxes) of fair-trade bananas to be picked up in your local fair trade shop. (To be safe, please get in touch with your location before selecting this.)

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    SPECIAL SCREENING: Have your own private (or public) screening at a place of your choice, and I'll be there to talk about anything you want. (Please get in touch to discuss preferred dates.) On top of this, choose one of our rewards we offer for pledges of $1,000 or less.

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    BECOME AN ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: If you contribute $10,000 or more, we'll make you an associate producer, and your name will be on anything we print or publish once this campaign has finished. Again, on top of this, treat yourself to one of our rewards for pledges of $1,000 or less.

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