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About

THE PROJECT

"How Could She" is a documentary that will explore why millions of women voted for an unqualified, misogynistic candidate with a history of abusing and devaluing women over one of the most qualified Presidential candidates in U.S. history, who just so happened to be a woman.

The film will take us on a compelling journey as we capture the passion of the Women's March in Washington D.C. and then travel across the country to interview women that supported Donald J. Trump for President.

What does this say about us as women? What does this say about our relationship with one another? What does it say about our standing in the world? 

"How Could She" will reveal why women did not stand together and where we go from here.

 

 

  

  

THE PLAN

On January 21, 2017, thousands of women will descend on Washington D.C. to raise their voices against a President that does not value them, does not respect them and threatens to turn back the clock to a time when women, minorities, immigrants, the LGBTQ community and free-thinkers had no rights. The "How Could She" Team will be there to capture all that unfolds during this affair. In addition, we will conduct interviews with key individuals present for this historic event.

Following the Women's March, we'll travel around the United States to interview women that helped shape the outcome of this election. We will visit the three counties that tipped the scales for Trump and we'll talk to women living in Blue Counties in the heart of Red States. We'll meet women that stayed committed to Hillary, in spite of outside pressure. We'll talk to the women that chose not to vote and hopefully discover why so many women said "no" to one of the most qualified presidential candidates in history, who was also the first woman to ever win a major party nomination for President of the United States.

WHO WE ARE

We are a group of accomplished / award-winning artists who, like so many, are reeling from recent events. The questions, concerns, anger and heartbreak is immense and it lays over us like a wet, suffocating blanket. 

We are making this film to answer the questions that millions of women are asking - "How could any woman vote for Trump and where do we go from here."

HOW WE WILL SPEND THE MONEY

The funds raised will be used to cover our travel expenses, gear rental, food and lodging, production expenses and to provide your awesome rewards!

If we exceed our funding goal...

If we are fortunate enough to exceed our funding goal, we will gather more interviews in other parts of the country and use the funds to cover the related expenses. 

JOIN US!

To be one of our supporters, just click on the big, green "Back This Project" button to the right of our introduction video. You will be asked for your pledge amount, which reward you would like and how you would like to sign-up. 

Signing up is super simple; you can even do it using Facebook. Your pledge will be processed through Amazon checkout and you will only be charged if we meet our funding goal. 

Please know that Kickstarter is an ALL or NOTHING funding platform. If we don't reach our goal of $40K, even if we are only a little short, we will not receive a penny.

Risks and challenges

Like most documentaries, "How Could She" will face logistical and scheduling challenges. Unlike many documentaries, this project requires that we take special care to ensure the safety of those involved.

No matter the challenge, our experienced, relentless and imaginative production team will tackle each obstacle like a pro. We'll lock up our interviews and work to keep everyone on schedule. If it rains non-stop, we'll gear up. If equipment fails, we'll fix it or replace it. If someone is being part of the problem and not the solution, we'll replace them. When it comes to our safety, we'll be smart and look out for each other.

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    Reserve your seat at the private screening of "How Could She". This event will be held in the Los Angeles, California. You can bring a "plus one". This reward also includes a "How Could She" t-shirt designed exclusively for our Kickstarter backers and all the Digital Dame goodies!

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    You will receive a pair of custom painted Vans or Keds, created by an amazing artist especially for our project. These shoes will depict a theme that will remind you to always Stand Strong! You will also receive all the Cheeky Chick goodies!

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    Invite 100 of your closest friends when we host a screening in YOUR home town of "How Could She", with the show's producers and / or director in attendance. This reward also includes a Cheeky Chick Package. This could be a great event for your favorite non-profit!

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    RAD REGINA

    This package gets you an Executive Producer credit in the the film "How Could She". Your name will be featured prominently in the credit role and you will receive an invitation and VIP seating (+1) at the film's private screening in Los Angeles, CA or New York, NY. Travel expenses are not included. This reward also includes all of the other rewards offered.

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Funding period

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