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Sweet, Sweet Country is a refugee’s tale set in the South - an exploration of the America Dream.
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    Eternal gratitude for supporting an independent filmmaker + Project Updates. Every dollar counts and is appreciated.

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    $10 REWARD + a POSTCARD PRINT of a still from the film shot by ATLANTA photographers + a THANK YOU on our website + YOUR NAME and a link to YOUR WEBSITE/Twitter

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    $20 REWARD + TWO TICKETS TO SCREENING of SWEET, SWEET COUNTRY (In LA or ATL - we'll be screening in both cities) with the Director, some members of the crew and cast (will be determined by location).

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    $30 REWARD + a T-SHIRT designed by ATLANTA designer BUFFI AGUERO + a DVD (upon film’s release) SIGNED BY THE DIRECTOR

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    $50 Reward + One of the books used in the research for SWEET, SWEET COUNTRY. It's a great reward for you readers out there. I spent a lot of time reading great fiction and nonfiction from West Africa. I'd love to share them.

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    MOVEABLE FEAST MAYHEM == $50 Reward + My friend Antero Garcia, PhD (http://www.theamericancrawl.com) and I will get very drunk and compose a poem on a topic of your choice and mail it to you. We'll probably get in an argument along the way and we'll document that too. We are indeed like Hemingway, but without the fame and the Noble Prize.

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    $75 REWARD + a SPECIAL THANK YOU in the films credits + A SECRET REWARD MADE JUST FOR YOU!

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    $100 REWARD + A Sweet, Sweet Country Limited Edition Press Kit, which includes a Signed Script, Film Stills, a Lobby Card of film, and a Sweet Sweet Country Poster designed by ATLANTA designer KIRK LEITCH

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    $200 REWARD + THREE SKYPE script analysis sessions, TBD based on Director's schedule. Let's talk about your story, let's break it down BEAT BY BEAT, your CHARACTER'S ARC, COVERAGE. Let's put this UCLA education I'm getting to work!

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