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A short film about teenagers coming of age in DC amidst a glaring absence of social and economic opportunity | Projects of Earth
A short film about teenagers coming of age in DC amidst a glaring absence of social and economic opportunity | Projects of Earth
249 backers pledged $15,963 to help bring this project to life.
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    Eternal Gratitude + Updates

    We understand that not all of us have much to spend. At $1, you'll still have our eternal gratitude, plus you'll receive exclusive backer updates throughout the production!

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    Social Media Shout Out

    You will receive a special shout out on the East of the River Facebook page! Additionally, you will receive regular updates throughout the fundraising and movie making process.

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    Special Thank You in Credits

    You deserve credit (literally)! Every contributor like you becomes part of our team who made the film happen and we want the world to know. Imagine seeing your name on the big screen…

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    Let Boys Be Feminine Button

    Wear it proud!You will be sent this beautiful "Let Boys Be Feminine" custom button by our friends Kidd Bell. Plus you will get a special thank you in the credits. In addition, you'll receive regular updates throughout the fundraising and movie making process.

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    Fighting Invisible Battles Enamel Pin

    Enjoy this beautiful "Fighting Invisible Battles" pin by our friend Sally McAdam. So many individuals fight battles every single day that aren't even acknowledged, and this pin celebrates and acknowledges how hard so many people fight every day.

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    East of the River Soundtrack

    Enjoy a digital link to the film's soundtrack originally composed by LA based musicians and visual artists Brandon Barnhart and Joseph Pollari.

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    GRL PWR Cap

    You’ll receive a GRL PWR cap by our friends at Kidd Bell. East of the River features two female leads because we think it's imperative to highlight the experiences of young women who overcome enormous obstacles.

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    Digital Link to Film

    You will receive a digital version of the movie within a few days of the movie’s release. You will also receive regular updates throughout the fundraising and movie making process, and of course a special thank you in our credits.

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    Production Stills Package

    You will receive a digital link to professional production stills from East of the River, we don't mean your typical behind the scenes photos, but a photo essay depicting the story of the film by a talented photographer. You will also receive regular updates throughout the fundraising and movie making process, and of course a special thank you in our credits.

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    Screening in DC/LA with Cast and Crew

    Join the creators of this film and see it in Los Angeles or DC before anyone else in a private screening! Don't tell the other incentives, but this is our personal favorite.

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    Student Filmmaking 101 Class

    Do you have a group of students (3-25) who are interested in filmmaking? One of our producers and director, both graduate students from California Institute of the Arts, will lead a Skype class for your students on the basics of making a film, and answer questions, as well as guide them on a one-off project!

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    Special Credit "Made Possible By"

    This is a major amount of money to part with and you are quite literally making it possible for us to make this film. We want everyone to know this too with a very special credit in the movie.

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    Customized Short Documentary

    The director, Hannah, will make a short documentary for you! It could be about you, your social justice initiative, someone you care about, your cute dog, you tell us!

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    Produce East of the River

    Either the name of your production company, or you as an individual, will be the very first thing people will see when they watch East of the River. "An X Production" we will even make an animated title for you if you don't already have one! (Creative direction of film at the discretion of the director).

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    Special Screening

    Do you have a community in mind who would enjoy a screening of East of the River? Upon digital release, we will rent out a space in your home town and have a screening for up to 50 guests.

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