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A first-of-its-kind documentary about taking back the fate of our defining characteristic.
A first-of-its-kind documentary about taking back the fate of our defining characteristic.
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    The coffee shop sacrifice. For little more than the price of a medium cold brew (Max's favorite) you are helping move the needle on one of the most pressing health issues of our time. THANK YOU!

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    Secure public proof of your benevolent badassness with a public declaration of love and gratitude from Max Lugavere via Twitter. Thank you!!!

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    All previous perks plus a digital version of the film! Watch the entire movie from any device, on demand. You can even watch it on a watch these days, we hear.

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    All previous perks plus receive a signed copy of Max's debut musical effort, "One Year Later", recorded in the winter of 2009. "Impressively accurate as it goes through the motions of an emotional roller coaster," said Indie Shuffle of the 5-song EP. LIMITED TO THIS REWARD.

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    Your name will be listed for the whole world to see under our website's Kickstarter Supporters section, as well as the Twitter shout-out and digital download PLUS early peeks at scenes as they're being edited. Witness the filmmaking process in action AND join an epic community of change-makers.

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    Receive a DVD copy of the film and all previous perks with the addition of a personal video thank you message from Max!

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    All previous perks with the addition of access to a private, password-protected research blog with production and science notes from the film.

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    All previous perks, plus receive a signed copy of Dr. Richard Isaacson's "The Alzheimer's Diet: A Step-by-Step Nutritional Approach for Memory Loss Prevention and Treatment". Max is a patient of Dr. Isaacson's, as seen on NBC Nightly News. LIMITED TO THIS REWARD.

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    *NEW* All previous perks plus receive a custom, hand-stamped bracelet from MyIntent.org. Pick your word of intent and then we will make it in Los Angeles with love just for you. LIMITED TO THIS REWARD.

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    All previous perks, with the addition of your name being listed IN THE FILM. In the credits, we will create a separate card for a select group of our Kickstarter supporters. This perk guarantees seeing your name up there in lights. Additionally receive a limited edition T-shirt signifying your involvement in the project. T-SHIRT LIMITED TO THIS REWARD.

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    *NEW* All previous perks, but with an on-screen shared closing credit to commemorate loved ones struggling with neurodegenerative diseases. A tiny tribute of respect and positive energy inspired by Kim Steppe. This will be a different credit than the "Kickstarter Supporters" credit on screen.

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    Did someone say SWAG? You'll get all of the previous perks, plus a poster of the movie SIGNED BY MAX with a special note thanking you personally, an eco-friendly TOTE BAG to go shopping for brain healthy foods with, and 2 DVDs to give to friends.

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    *NEW* Skype with Neta or Hilla, founders of NYC and Tel Aviv-based kNow Productions, producers of BREAD HEAD. The dynamic duo have been 3x Emmy nominated and have won a Peabody award for journalism. They have premiered their critically-acclaimed documentary films at Sundance 2x, Cannes, and Tribeca. Are you an aspiring independent filmmaker looking for advice, guidance, feedback? This reward is perfect for you.

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    All previous perks plus a one hour Skype with Max. You can ask anything about the filmmaking process, his personal experience, his insights into nutrition and health optimization, his passion for technology, his favorite color, his love of music, or anything really.

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    All previous perks plus tickets for you and a companion (date night? bro-date? ladies night?) to the premier in NYC or LA (whichever's more convenient for you) as well as a public shout-out during the opening welcome speech. Hob-knob with Hollywood types and neuroscientists alike and know that you helped make a BIG difference. Take pictures on the red carpet. Travel/accommodations not included.

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    All previous perks plus choose between joining Max and the film's composer (TBD but sure to be somebody noteworthy) for a scoring session during the film's production process OR a day spent shooting with Max. Perfect for aspiring filmmakers. Travel not included.

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    Max will take you on a lunch tour of all of his favorite eating spots and health food markets in NYC or LA and show you that brain-healthy eating is easy AND delicious.

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    All previous perks (500 and below) plus an intimate, "paleo"-style dinner with Max and the film producers somewhere in LA or NYC. Travel/accommodations not included.

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    All previous perks and receive an Associate Producer credit for the film! Be listed on IMDB. You'll be there at the premier of the film and walk the red carpet where you'll be photographed as a production team member. You'll also receive 5 signed DVDs to give to friends and family.

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    All previous perks, and additionally Max will come and give a talk at your school or organization (travel/accommodations not included) about the filmmaking process and how to optimize brain health to minimize risk.

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    *EARLY BIRD VALUE DEAL* All previous perks plus a *signed* DVD copy of the film BEFORE ANYONE ELSE with the addition of a personal video thank you message from Max!

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    All previous perks, plus receive a signed copy of Dr. Alessio Fasano's "Gluten Freedom". Dr. Fasano is a world-renowned leader in gluten research, and founder/director of MassGeneral's Center for Celiac Research. He discovered zonulin, regulator of permeability in gut and blood-brain barrier. LIMITED TO THIS REWARD.

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    *NEW* All previous perks, plus receive a signed copy of Nina Teicholz's "The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat & Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet". This book is a NY Times Best-Seller and The Economist called it a "best book of 2014". It seems everything we thought we knew about dietary fats is wrong. LIMITED TO THIS REWARD.

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    All previous perks, plus receive a signed copy of Dr. David Perlmutter's NEW book, "Brain Maker". Dr. Perlmutter is a world-renowned leader in functional medicine and neurology, editor of Brain & Gut Journal, and the author of the #1 New York Times Best Seller "Grain Brain". LIMITED TO THIS REWARD.

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    You'll get all of the previous perks plus a special custom diet plan from one of our trusted certified nutritionists for optimal cognitive performance.

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    You'll get all of the previous perks, but your on-screen credit will be on a separate card, before the Kickstarter support card, titled "With the Support Of." This is a limited perk, and only available to 15 contributors.

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