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Pizza wasn't invented in New Haven. It was perfected there.
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    FEEL GOOD PACKAGE

    You'll feel good and generate some amazing indie film karma by backing a very special film project, and will receive a SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates here on KickStarter.

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    #TeamSallys

    You get to tell the world that you are a member of #TeamSallys with your name in the movie's end credits and on the website under this heading: #TeamSallys. You'll also feel good and generate some amazing indie film karma by backing a very special film project, and will also receive regular backer updates here on KickStarter.

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    #TeamPepes

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    #TeamModern

    You get to tell the world that you are a member of #TeamModern with your name in the movie's end credits and on the website under this heading: #TeamModern. You'll also feel good and generate some amazing indie film karma by backing a very special film project, and will also receive regular backer updates here on KickStarter.

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    Pizza, A Love Story PEN

    A gorgeous ball-point pen with the saying: "Pizza wasn't invented in New Haven. It was perfected there." that shows your love for the perfect pie. Also get SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    Pizza, A Love Story BUMPERSTICKER

    An official PIZZA, A LOVE STORY vinyl bumpersticker measuring approximately 8 inches by 2.5 inches. Proclaim your love of New Haven pizza to the world. You'll also receive a SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    Pizza, A Love Story soundtrack CD

    Receive a limited edition CD of Dean Falcone's amazing soundtrack for the film (you can hear a sample in the trailer). You also get a BUMPERSTICKER, along with a SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    Pizza, A Love Story EARLY BIRD DVD

    You will receive a signed copy of the commercially released DVD of PIZZA, A LOVE STORY, loaded with extras, along with a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    The other DVD of your choice

    Ok, you love pizza, but are more of a rock & roller or maybe you're into indie flicks, and you still want to help. You will get a signed DVD of ONE of the following Gorman Bechard titles (your choice): the about-to-be-released WHAT IT TAKES (about Chapel Hill rockers Sarah Shook & the Disarmers), WHO IS LYDIA LOVELESS?, BROKEN SIDE OF TIME, COLOR ME OBSESSED, WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?, EVERY EVERYTHING, or A DOG NAMED GUCCI. You will also receive a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in PIZZA, A LOVE STORY's end credits, and regular backer updates. NOTE: all films ship in July 2018, EXCEPT What It Takes which will ship when released in November 2018.)

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    The Second Greatest Story Ever Told

    You will receive a signed copy of the trade paperback edition of Gorman Bechard's beloved first novel, THE SECOND GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD. You will also receive a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    The other BLU-RAY of your choice

    Ok, you love pizza, but are more into horror films, and you still want to help. You will get a signed BLU-RAY of ONE of Gorman Bechard's first two films (your choice): PSYCHOS IN LOVE or DISCONNECTED. These are both loaded with extras. You will also receive a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in PIZZA, A LOVE STORY's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    Pizza, A Love Story DVD

    You will receive a signed copy of the commercially released DVD of PIZZA, A LOVE STORY, loaded with extras, along with a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    TWO COPIES of the soundtrack CD

    Receive TWO COPIES of the limited edition CD of Dean Falcone's amazing soundtrack for the film (you can hear a sample in the trailer). You also get a BUMPERSTICKER, along with a SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    New Haven Apizza BOOK

    A signed copy of Colin M. Caplan's NEW HAVEN APIZZA book detailing the history of pizza in our town. (See photo.) You will also receive a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in PIZZA, A LOVE STORY's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    New Haven Pizza Book

    We've got six more signed copies of Colin M. Caplan's NEW HAVEN APIZZA book detailing the history of pizza in our town. (See photo.) You will also receive a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in PIZZA, A LOVE STORY's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    Pizza, A Love Story POSTER

    You will receive a signed limited edition 11” x 17” PIZZA, A LOVE STORY poster, a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    Pizza, A Love Story DVD & CD

    You will receive a signed copy of the commercially released DVD of PIZZA, A LOVE STORY, loaded with extras, along with the SOUNDTRACK CD, a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    Pizza, A Love Story T-SHIRT

    An official Pizza, A Love Story t-shirt, in the size of your choice. Proclaim to the world: Pizza wasn't invented in New Haven. It was just perfected there. Also get a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    Pizza, A Love Story BLU-RAY

    This is a one of a kind, hand-drawn hand-burned bluray version of the film. But there are NO extras. It is the film only, in wonderful bluray quality, with an original label. (Take a look at the A Dog Named Gucci blurays in the photo to see how cool they look.) Plus get a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    DVD and New Haven Apizza Book

    Get the PIZZA, A LOVE STORY DVD and a copy of Colin M. Caplan's NEW HAVEN APIZZA book detailing the history of pizza in our town. (See photo.) You will also receive a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in PIZZA, A LOVE STORY's end credits, and regular backer updates. (Note: book ships in June 2018)

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    Pizza, A Love Story DVD & POSTER

    You will receive a signed copy of the commercially released DVD, a limited edition 11” x 17” poster, along with a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    Pizza, A Love Story DVD & T-SHIRT

    An official Pizza, A Love Story t-shirt, in the size of your choice along with the DVD, a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates. (NOTE: T-SHIRT ONLY ships in July 2018)

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    Timeless Photograph & DVD

    You will receive a high-quality 8X10 print of the vintage still photograph of your choice from the film's trailer. You will also receive a signed copy of the commercially released DVD of PIZZA, A LOVE STORY, loaded with extras, along with a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    Pizza, A Love Story DVD, POSTER & CD

    You will receive a signed copy of the commercially released DVD of PIZZA, A LOVE STORY, loaded with extras, along with SOUNDTRACK CD, the official POSTER, a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    Pizza, A Love Story DVD, T-SHIRT, POSTER

    An official Pizza, A Love Story t-shirt, in the size of your choice along with the DVD, THE OFFICIAL POSTER, a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates. (NOTE: T-SHIRT ONLY ships in July 2018)

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    You Want ALL the TOPPINGS Package

    GET IT ALL: An official Pizza, A Love Story t-shirt, in the size of your choice along with the DVD, SOUNDTRACK CD, THE OFFICIAL POSTER, THE PEN, a BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates. YOU EVEN GET ONE OTHER GORMAN BECHARD DVD OF YOUR CHOICE. (NOTE: T-SHIRT, PEN, BUMPERSTICKER, & OTHER DVD ONLY ship in July 2018)

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    PIZZA LOVERS TOUR

    Two tickets for the Taste of New Haven's Pizza Lover's Tour. You will love this history laden walking tour from the famous Wooster Street pizzerias to the buzz of Downtown and the quaint corners of East Rock. Get your walking shoes on and don't bother eating breakfast for New Haven's only pizza-only walking tour! On this 5-Hour Pizza Lovers Walking Tour we start with the oldest and most famous at Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana on Wooster Street. After a healthy walk we hit the rockstar place Modern Apizza on State Street. We next head on our feet down to Downtown to the popping popular spot Bar. Our last leg is a stroll back over to Wooster Street for the legendary Sally's Apizza. (You will have to get yourself to New Haven for the tour.) You also get the DVD, along with a SOUNDTRACK CD, BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates. (Tour can be scheduled for anytime after KickStarter campaign ends.)

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    The complete DVD collection

    Receive DVD copies of NINE of Gorman Bechard's other feature films: COLOR ME OBSESSED, WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?, YOU ARE ALONE, BROKEN SIDE OF TIME, FRIENDS (WITH BENEFITS), EVERY EVERYTHING, WHO IS LYDIA LOVELESS?, A DOG NAMED GUCCI and of course PIZZA, A LOVE STORY. Plus BluRays of PSYCHOS IN LOVE and DISCONNECTED. Each is loaded with extras and will be signed by the director...PLUS get a BUMPERSTICKER, a SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates. (All the films will ship in June 2018, EXCEPT PIZZA, A LOVE STORY, which will ship in June 2019)

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    PIZZA with the PRODUCERS PACKAGE

    You and a guest will get to eat pizza with Gorman, Dean, and Colin at your choice of Sally's, Pepe's or Modern. Dinner is on us, but you need to get yourself to New Haven. You also get the DVD, along with a SOUNDTRACK CD, BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates. (NOTE: Pizza dinner can be arranged any time after the Kickstarter campaign closes.)

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    Tell Your NEW HAVEN PIZZA STORY in Film

    You will be filmed talking about Sally's, Pepe's, or Modern, and included in the finished film. (The time you're in the film depends on your story.) You also get the DVD, along with a SOUNDTRACK CD, T-SHIRT, BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates. (NOTE: You will need to get yourself to the New Haven area within a month after the KickStarter campaign closes to be filmed. Travel expenses are not included.)

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    Private Screening

    You will get a private screening of PIZZA, A LOVE STORY for you and your group. Screening must take place after the official World Premiere (date to be determined). You also get the DVD, along with a SOUNDTRACK CD, BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER PACKAGE

    You can really let the world know how you feel about New Haven pizza. You will receive an ASSOCIATE PRODUCER CREDIT during the film’s main title sequence, and on IMDB, along with a SOUNDTRACK CD, POSTER, DVD, T-SHIRT, BUMPERSTICKER, plus two tickets to the World Premiere (you have to provide your own transportation), and regular email updates.

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    Private Screening w/filmmakers

    You will get a private screening of PIZZA, A LOVE STORY for you and your group with a Q&A with director and producers after the screening. NOTE: screening must take place within a 100-miles of New Haven, CT and after the official World Premiere (date to be determined). You also get the DVD, along with a SOUNDTRACK CD, BUMPERSTICKER, SPECIAL THANKS TO listing in the film's end credits, and regular backer updates.

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER PACKAGE

    You can really let the world know how you feel about New Haven pizza. You will receive an EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CREDIT during the film’s main title sequence, on the POSTER, and on IMDB, along with a SOUNDTRACK CD, POSTER, DVD, T-SHIRT, BUMPERSTICKER, plus two tickets to the World Premiere (you have to provide your own transportation), and regular email updates.

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    Film Interview with Filmmakers for DVD

    You get to interview Gorman Bechard, Dean Falcone, and Colin M. Caplan for the behind-the-scenes video that will be used online and as a DVD extra. (NOTE: You will need to get yourself to New Haven, CT, where the film is being edited, but we will provide a room, and pizza with Gorman, Dean, and Colin from either Sally's, Pape's, or Modern.) This day will happen sometime in the winter of 2018. PLUS...You will also receive an ASSOCIATE PRODUCER credit during the film’s main title sequence, and on IMDB, as well as a CD, POSTER, DVD, T-SHIRT, BUMPERSTICKER, and regular email updates. (NOTE: if you want this package with an Executive Producer credit instead, please pledge $5500 instead of $4000.)

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    The "I LOVE PIZZA" package

    You love the idea of this film and REALLY want to show the world you LOVE New Haven pizza. You will receive a STAND-ALONE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER TITLE CARD CREDIT in the film's main title sequence, plus your name on the film's POSTER, and on IMDB, plus two tickets to the World Premiere (you have to provide your own transportation), POSTER, DVD, CD, BUMPERSTICKER, T-SHIRT, all ELEVEN of Gorman's other DVDs (listed above), signed copies of all SIX of Gorman's novels, and regular email updates.

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