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A feature documentary examining our complex relationship with health and weight, framed with the theory of Ancestral Health.
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    { BACKER-EXCLUSIVE UPDATES! } Subscription to "In Defense of Fat" kickstarter-exclusive updates - giving you access to previews and exclusive content as production moves forward.

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    { INVITES TO PARTIES! } Invitation to Kickstarter Backer Exclusive Events and a subscription to the "In Defense of Fat" updates.

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    { BACKER-EXCLUSIVE DVD! } Signed, numbered "Kickstarter Special Edition" of the film on DVD - this disc will be specially made for Kickstarter backers and will include loads of extra content - extended interviews, behind the scenes features, and a collection of exclusive content that will be released to backers as the film is made. Plus the first three rewards.

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    { SIGNED BOOK! } A signed copy of interview subject Denise Minger's upcoming book "Death by Food Pyramid", to be released early next year, plus the first three rewards.

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    { BACKER-EXCLUSIVE BLU-RAY! } Signed, numbered "Kickstarter Special
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    { SIGNED BOOKS! } Get a signed copy of two books by friend of the production Jimmy Moore - "Livin' La Vida Low Carb" and "21 Life Lessons". Essential additions to any Low Carb library, plus the first three rewards.

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    { SIGNED BOOKS! } Get a signed copy of two books by interviewee Mark Sisson - "The Primal Blueprint" and his upcoming book "The Primal Connection". Essential additions to any Ancestral Health library, plus the first three rewards.

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    { EXCLUSIVE ART! } Print of a Sophie Goldstein illustration (Darwin Carmichael is going to Hell / Poopy Claws), inspired by and commissioned exclusively for this production. Numbered, Signed, and full-color, plus a hand-written thank you note from the filmmaker, and first three rewards.

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    { SIGNED BOOK AND DVD/BLURAY } Any one of the signed books available in the $50 or $100 rewards, PLUS your choice of a special edition DVD or BluRay and the first three rewards.

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    { EXCLUSIVE ART! + DVD OR BLU-RAY! } Exclusive print of a Sophie Goldstein illustration (Darwin Carmichael is going to Hell / Poopy Claws), inspired by and commissioned exclusively for this production. Numbered, Signed, and full-color, plus the special-edition Blu-Ray or DVD (your choice),a hand-written thank you note from the filmmaker, and first three rewards.

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    { EXCLUSIVE ART! + BOOKS + DVD OR BLU-RAY! } Sophie Goldstein print, the special-edition Blu-Ray or DVD (your choice), any two books from the $50 or $100 rewards, a hand-written thank you note from the filmmaker, and first three rewards.

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    { VIP ACCESS! } 2 VIP passes to Kickstarter Backer Exclusive events, Sophie Goldstein print, a copy of the "Kickstarter Special Edition" (exclusive, signed, numbered, and your choice of Blu Ray or DVD), plus a hand-written thank you note from the filmmaker, and first three rewards.

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    { VIP ACCESS! + BOOKS! } 2 VIP passes to Kickstarter Backer Exclusive events, Sophie Goldstein print, special edition Blu Ray or DVD, plus any two books from the $50 or $100 rewards, a hand-written thank you note from the filmmaker, and first three rewards.

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    { CREDIT IN THE MOVIE! } "Special Thanks" in the credit section, 2 VIP passes to Kickstarter Backer Exclusive events, plus a copy of the "Kickstarter Special Edition" (exclusive, signed, numbered, and your choice of Blu Ray or DVD), Sophie Goldstein print, any of the signed books, a handwritten note from the producers, and the first three rewards.

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    { PRIVATE SCREENING AT YOUR BOX / GYM / SCHOOL / ETC } For this reward, we will come to you and do a screening / Q&A about the film for your organization - be it a Crossfit box, University, Book Club, etc, with the Director and maybe some crew. If you're located in the continental US, travel and lodging expenses are included, out of the US, Travel and Lodging TBD. You will also receive the first three rewards, any of the signed books, the print, and 10 special edition DVD's or BluRay's.

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    { WHY, HELLO, ASSOCIATE PRODUCER! } "Associate Producer" credit, 2 VIP passes to Kickstarter Backer Exclusive events, the special edition DVD or Blu Ray, the print, any of the signed books, the first three rewards, and we'll come do a screening at your organization.

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    { WE, COOK FOR YOU! } On top of receiving an "Associate Producer" credit, along with everything in the $2500 reward, the filmmaker will come to your home and personally deliver your copy of the "Kickstarter Special Edition" (Blu Ray or DVD, signed, guaranteed to be numbered 1-20) and your Sophie Goldstein print (guaranteed to be numbered 1-10) and cook you a delicious paleo/LCHF meal while regaling you with tales of the film's production. Then, you will get a private screening of the film in your home with live commentary. If you're located in the continental US, travel and lodging expenses are included, out of the US, Travel and Lodging TBD.

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