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Oscar-nominated director Josh Fox is raising money to bring "THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED" Tour to more than 100 cities all across America!
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YOUR MISSION: Pledge to help Oscar-nominated, Emmy-winning filmmaker and activist Josh Fox bring free grassroots screenings of his new film THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED to more than 100 cities across the USA in 2019 and 2020. He's going on the road to defeat Trump, organize for the climate, and support grassroots groups who fight for progressive values. Are you in? 

 * All donations (beyond the value of any reward received) are tax deductible through our 501(c)3, Sweet Jane Productions Inc. a non profit organization based in Brooklyn, NY. 

First a little history ... Way back in 2016, over 1100 friends, activists, and allies came together to successfully raise over $110,000 to bring the LET GO AND LOVE Tour to 100 cities and towns threatened by dangerous fossil fuel infrastructure projects. The tour was a great success because of the generous people who supported the project on Kickstarter, and because of people who care about climate change - people like YOU

 Ready to do it again?  

Just like the LET GO AND LOVE Tour, we've always brought my films – GASLAND, GASLAND PART II, HOW TO LET GO OF THE WORLD AND LOVE ALL THE THINGS CLIMATE CAN'T CHANGE, AWAKE, A DREAM FROM STANDING ROCK – directly to the places where our movement has needed them the most and have helped to shine a light on climate change, energize our movement, and mobilize audiences from awareness to action.

 I need your help to do it again with my latest project, THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED. A filmed live solo performance in the spirit of Spalding Gray's SWIMMING TO CAMBODIA, this timely and intimate piece traces my personal arc through nearly two decades of frontline reporting, from 9/11 to the Iraq War, to the frontlines of fracking, to the BP oil spill, to Hurricane Sandy, to The 2016 Democratic Convention, to Standing Rock and more.         

The story reveals how we can regain our country, but only if we come together to reinvest in journalism, science, and in the very notion of truth itself.  

We're on Kickstarter to raise $100,000* to bring THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED tour to more than 100 cities across the country, and to organize public celebrations we're calling “Rally The Truth.”  With a special focus on the border crisis and immigration, we're going to Rally The Truth in cities like El Paso, Miami, New York City, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, and more.   

Will you help me?

THE TRUTH IS CHANGED is also a story about immigration. You might wonder how this relates to oil fighting and anti-fracking and the truth is, it's deeply personal to me, as it is to so many. I am the grandson of immigrants. My grandparents are Holocaust survivors who found refuge in America; America was a place of Asylum.       

Not anymore. Today, we’re turning away people who are facing genocide, we’re turning away people who are facing dire, dire circumstances. And this is just a harbinger of what’s to come. 

Immigration is one of the biggest topics we’re NOT talking about when it comes to climate change. 

The United Nations estimates we are going to have 200 million to a billion climate refugees swarming around the planet to find new homes in the next two decades because of droughts, fires, basic destabilization, lack of food, extreme weather, floods, sea level rise. People are going to be forced to move and they're going to be coming to places like America and Europe. Our false borders cannot hold. We must imagine a new way.  

WHY WE NEED YOUR HELP

We want to speak to the people directly impacted by the continued proliferation of fossil fuel extraction, to hear their stories, to create the circumstance in which concerned citizens can meet with activist environmental organizations and to provide the tools for them to get directly involved.     

Working with local grassroots groups, we will take the film and the knowledge I’ve gained fighting fracking to more than 100 cities and towns, many that are currently threatened by dangerous fossil fuel infrastructure projects like fracked-gas pipelines and power plants. We will not only raise awareness by sharing the film FOR FREE, but in many cities we will also include scientists, community organizers, and tangible resources to help communities lead a renewable energy revolution, one community at a time.  

HOW WE WILL USE THE FUNDS WE RAISE

  • Organize more than 100 screenings across America, for FREE. 
  • We're going to "Rally The Truth" with large public celebrations in cities like El Paso, Miami, New York City, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, and more, with celebrity guests, activists, artists, musicians, experts and other special guests.
  • Create and distribute resources to all screening attendees to put the power in the hands of the people. 
  • Host guest expert speakers so folks like you and I are better educated and inspired to be game-changers in addressing climate change. 
  • Run grassroots marketing campaigns to get as many people as possible to see the film, come out to our truth rallies and be a part of the larger conversation.

That’s how we grow the movement; town by town, face to face. The truth has changed, but our methods for creating change have not. 

We've got 60 days to raise an ambitious $100K* so that our documentary can EDUCATE, INSPIRE and ACTIVATE our communities. With your help, we can make this happen. 

* All donations (beyond the value of any reward received) are tax deductible through our 501(c)3, Sweet Jane Productions Inc. a non profit organization based in Brooklyn, NY. 

DID WE MENTION REWARDS?

In addition to the warm fuzzies you get from organizing around a good cause, below is a  sample of some of the great rewards you'll get when you support THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED tour!     

  •  $10 pledge - your name added to our brand new web site, plus a public thank you on social media.
  •  $35 pledge - receive an exclusive invitation to a streaming party featuring THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED.
  •  $100 pledge -  receive an autographed copy of THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED paperback book.
  •  NEW! $500 pledge - Go on a private hike with Josh and Park Ranger Kali Bunn! Together they'll take you on a trek through Josh's fracking-free home town Milanville, Pennsylvania.  
  •  $250 pledge - Josh will plant a tree in your honor (or someone you choose) on his family's property in Milanville, PA.
  •  $2500 pledge -  receive a Special Contributing Producer Credit on the film, THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED.

Will you join our grassroots movement today?   

RECAP: HOW YOU CAN HELP TODAY 

1) BACK THE PROJECT at whatever level you can. Every contribution - small and large - counts! Check out our awards, we've put together a fun collection - there's something for everyone!

2) SPREAD THE WORD! It takes tremendous community support to fund a Kickstarter! Crowdfunding is about lots of people getting together to donate modest amounts of money. So, please, share our Kickstarter page with your social media networks like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and use our hashtags: #TheTruthHasChanged #RallyTheTruth. Need inspiration? Check out our KICKSTARTER MEDIA KIT for sample posts, stills and more.

3) FOLLOW JOSH on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. 

OUR S-T-R-E-T-C-H GOALS

If we're lucky enough to surpass our goal of $100k, we will use every extra dollar to organize more free screenings of THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED all across America, and to bring Rally The Truth to more places it's needed. 

Every additional $1000 we raise raise will go towards helping to bring one more screening of THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED to a community who wants to learn how to lead their own renewable energy revolution!    

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MORE ABOUT JOSH FOX:

Josh Fox is the Academy Award nominated and Emmy-Winning director of GASLAND, GASLAND PART II, HOW TO LET GO OF THE WORLD AND LOVE ALL THE THINGS CLIMATE CAN'T CHANGE, AWAKE, A DREAM FROM STANDING ROCK, and THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED. Earlier this year he was invited to join the  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, a great honor for any filmmaker.  He is internationally recognized as a spokesperson  and leader on the issue of fracking and extreme energy development.

Josh Fox is the man who made “fracking” a household word. 

He is also the founder and producing artistic director of the International WOW Company. Josh has written, directed and narrated four feature-length documentaries confronting the fossil-fuel industry, climate-destruction and rampant globalization, and over twenty-five full-length works for the stage, which have premiered in New York, Asia and Europe.

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ABOUT THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED - A Filmed Live Solo Performance  

 “Entertaining, funny, insightful and important” - Tim Robbins   

"The truth has changed. We are the first generation to know with absolute scientific certainly what the global apocalypse will look like. That means we have a choice. It’s the ant that doesn’t climb, that evolves. Normally that’s some freak of Darwinian natural selection, but humans can choose our evolution. For humans evolution is not random.  It is a choice. We can break the cycle."

THE  TRUTH HAS CHANGED is written, performed and directed by Josh Fox and  produced by Laura Wagner, Jonathan Duffy, Nathan Lemoine and Josh Fox.  Executive Produced by Tom Dinwoody, Diane Meservey, Jane Friedman and Orly Ravid. Featuring  cinematography and editing by Alex Tyson, original music by Alex Ebert  (aka Edward Sharpe), and dramaturgy by Morgan Jenness. 

The  Original Stage Production was directed by Ron Russell and Josh Fox and  was produced by International Wow Company, GOH Productions, Bonnie Sue  Stein and Nathan Lemoine with creative help from Susan Barnes and Kyle  Cadotte.  

Golden Globe winning composer and frontman for Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes.

To learn more, visit http://thetruthhaschangedtour.com  

THE TEAM BEHIND THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED CAMPAIGN 

SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

 Thank you to the organizations who support our work.

  Thank YOU From Josh Fox! 

... for reading to the end and hopefully we've convinced you that the truth has changed and that we need to take action around what's happening in this country. Please, please, please donate to bring THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED all across America. I'll see you out there!

Love + Revolution,

Josh Fox

The truth has changed, but our methods for creating change have not. #TheTruthHasChanged #RallyTheTruth 

Thank you for supporting THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED.

* All donations (beyond the value of any reward received) are tax deductible through our 501(c)3, Sweet Jane Productions Inc. a non profit organization based in Brooklyn, NY.  

Risks and challenges

Based on feedback from our networks and communities, we are confident that communities all across America want to engage in the THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED conversation as they have with our past tours of GASLAND, GASLAND PART II, HOW TO LET GO OF THE WORLD AND LOVE ALL THE THINGS CLIMATE CAN'T CHANGE, and AWAKE, A DREAM FROM STANDING ROCK. We have worked tirelessly on this project and are determined to share the message of climate change and renewable energy resources to the world.

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    Fight Climate Change, Plant a Tree

    Josh Fox will plant a tree in your honor on his family's property in Milanville, PA. This is the gift that keeps on giving.

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    Skype Date With Josh Fox

    This is your chance to have a 30-minute Skype conversation with the filmmaker himself. Hang with Josh Fox over Skype (or another convenient video platform) to talk about the film, concerns about fracking near your town, or your mutual love for the banjo. It's your 30-minutes with Josh!

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    Hike With Josh & Park Ranger Kali Bunn

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    Banjo Lesson With Josh Fox

    Speaking of the banjo love … bring your banjo for a jam with Josh over Skype (or another convenient video platform). In thirty minutes, he'll show you some banjo basics to get you started on your Bluegrass journey. Steve Martin fans encouraged to pledge!

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    One Guest Spot at a Private Performance

    See a private performance of THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED in NYC. Limited to 30 guests. Attend an exclusive private one-time performance of THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED in New York City. Josh will perform THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED in its entirety in an intimate setting at Wow Haus in NYC. Travel and accommodations to NYC are not provided. Date of performance TBD.

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    NYC Screening of THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED

    Host a private New York City screening of THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED with Josh Fox in attendance to do a Q&A before or after the film. Now's your chance to ask Josh everything you've been dying to know. If you live in NYC we can do it at your place, if not we'll set up a screening for you at the WOW Haus. Travel and accommodations to NYC are not provided.

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    ONE DAY ONLY! JOSH FOX BIRTHDAY REWARD!

    SPECIAL REWARD, ONE DAY ONLY! If you're reading this, that means it's July 24th, Josh Fox's Birthday! This year he is asking for donations to Kickstarter for The Truth Has Changed. Donate what you can TODAY to help us reach $10K by the end of the day! If we make it, you will get a special, exclusive, invitation to Josh's special birthday-only reward. It involves him, his banjo, and Facebook Live tomorrow, Thursday, July 25th at 3pm ET. HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOSH!

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