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What would you do if the strip club you worked@ became a brothel?Adapt, fight or quit?This film follows 3 strippers facing this dilemma
What would you do if the strip club you worked@ became a brothel?Adapt, fight or quit?This film follows 3 strippers facing this dilemma
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    1. Claudette Banda on February 24, 2017

      Hi - I have lost track of updates on this project. Have you moved communication off kickstarter?

    2. Stavit Allweis on July 19, 2012

      Congrats, Hima! I'm so impressed and so happy you have the funds now to complete this important work!
      Love, Stevie

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      Riley Alexander on July 19, 2012

      WOO-freakin'-HOO!! Am SO glad this project is going ahead!

    4. Lissie on July 19, 2012

      I am wincing with Excitement.

    5. Jennie Livingston on July 19, 2012

      Yay! You did it! I don't generally say this, but -- WOOT.

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      Philip Sorsen on July 18, 2012

      Congratulations! Hope to be at the premiere.

    7. Renee Renata Bergan on July 18, 2012

      Ps, u can sleep now!

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      Regine Romain on July 18, 2012

      CONGRATULATIONS!!!

      YOU ROCK HIMA B!!!

      So happy to have met you at the LMCC/Creative Capital Summer retreat in 2011.
      You are totally inspirational and good luck on your film project

      Love & light,
      Gigi

    9. Catherine Rose on July 18, 2012

      Congratulations! YOu did it!!!!

    10. Ani Maitra on July 18, 2012

      Congrats Hima! Look forward to seeing it soon!

    11. Dierdre Price on July 18, 2012

      Yes yes yes! Go team! So happy for you Hima, can't wait to see the film :)

    12. Timothy Crawford on July 18, 2012

      Keep it coming folks!

    13. Christine Macdonald on July 18, 2012

      Just donated. I'm a former stripper (1987-1996) and have nothing but love and support. xxoo

    14. Timothy Crawford on July 18, 2012

      I just doubled my pledge!

      C'mon people! Let's make this happen!

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      Lily B. on July 18, 2012

      Go Hima, Go Hima, Go Hima!

    16. Dierdre Price on July 18, 2012

      My mom just told me to double her pledge, so I doubled mine too! Arghhhh, I've been stressed out all day, I really want to see this goal met!

    17. Sean Farnan on July 18, 2012

      upped my pledge, reposted on fb, good luck! i hope you make it!

    18. Renee Renata Bergan on July 18, 2012

      just upped my pledge too....I think, you're gonna make it girl! fingers crossed!

    19. Jane on July 18, 2012

      Just chipped in a little bit more, I want to see this amazing project come to fruition!

      All the best Hima.

      xx

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      Thierry Schork on July 17, 2012

      Just upped my pledge. I hope it will be enough. I really would like to see this documentary.

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      Steph Q on July 14, 2012

      Spreading the word some more!! Thank you Hima.

    22. Juliana Marie on July 14, 2012

      Glad to help support this project and spreading the word!

    23. Renee Renata Bergan on July 13, 2012

      Glad to see the jump today...was getting nervous...keep it up girl!!

    24. Renee Renata Bergan on July 12, 2012

      Hey lady, just made a small donation, wish i could afford more but i'm baroque these days. I've also been sharing this on my FB page and just sent it out to the Women in Production NYC list. I think you can do it, but it will still require a lot of work of pushing the film. It seems a good amount of donations come in the last few days but of course you don't want to rely upon that. Keep promoting this on FB, ask others to, contact interest groups, doc groups etc. I'm sure you're doing all this. I really hope it succeeds! LMK if you need any help.

    25. Jane on July 10, 2012

      I think it’s really important for information to be shared about the sex industry and exactly how the lines get blurred when you’re out there, doing this sort of thing. I can relate and one day soon I aim to be able to write about and share my own story. This film gives me courage, it gives these women a voice and it shares information for everyone.

    26. Gia`s Dream on July 3, 2012

      Damn...I hope you meet your goal!!!!!!!!

    27. Ronald Light on July 1, 2012

      Hima, I live in San Francisco and do recall the fight that is the subject of your documentary being played out publicly. It's obvious that many men visited the clubs during this era because the establishments operated as quasi-legal brothels. In this equation, lots of money changed hands, and for women who wanted to prostitute themselves, I think they appreciated the relative safety and financial security of the strip club. For others, well, that is the story of your video . . . My personal feeling is that irrespective of whether a stripper wants to use the club as a cover for sexual services, or whether she wants no more than a straight dancing job, these clubs pretty much exploit everyone and, as you rightly say, enjoy a license to pimp. I'll end by saying that I endorse what I see on Kickstarter about your project's story, treatment and production values, and I appreciate the point of view (in effect, your attitude) that you bring to the material. Thank you, and best of luck!

    28. HollyInAlbury on June 27, 2012

      I really hope people get behind this!! good luck xxx

    29. Gia`s Dream on June 24, 2012

      Sure you can. GiaLee on FaceBook. Twitter is gia_model. Thank You