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A new documentary film about the life and campaigns of transgender elder and pioneering civil rights activist Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, currently screening at festivals around the world.
A new documentary film about the life and campaigns of transgender elder and pioneering civil rights activist Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, currently screening at festivals around the world.
570 backers pledged $27,086 to help bring this project to life.
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    EVERY BIT HELPS. Inclusion in the "Special Thanks" list on our website and an e-mail post card of gratitude. Included with every contribution.

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    THANK YOU! All contributions at this level and above will be included in the thank you credits at the end of the film.

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    LOVE LETTER FROM MISS MAJOR. A special edition postcard featuring art from the film and a message of thanks from Miss Major and the filmmakers, plus inclusion in the thank you credits at the end of the film.

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    FRIEND OF THE PRODUCTION. Includes Love Letter from Miss Major, a movie poster signed by Miss Major, and a digital download of the finished film (note that delivery of finished film is contingent on production timeline, love letters and art will be delivered first).

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    QUEER & TRANS ART LOVER PACKAGE.
    Digital download of Diagnosing Difference (Dr. Ophelian's first feature, also featuring Miss Major!)
    StormMiguel Florez's CDs Long Lost Sun and Standing Between the Day and the Night (mp3 format), and a digital download of the finished film. Includes Love Letter from Miss Major.

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    GROW YOUR ART PACKAGE. Private, personalized consultation with the filmmakers (in SF or via Skype) to help you grow your own social justice documentary, art, or performance project. Includes Love Letter from Miss Major, signed movie poster, and digital download of the finished film.

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    PRIVATE SCREENING & RECEPTION. A special invitation to a private VIP screening of the film in San Francisco, Los Angeles or New York area, accompanied by a reception with the filmmakers, documentary participants, and other special guests. Exact date TBD in Spring/Summer 2014, does not include travel costs. Includes Love Letter from Miss Major, signed movie poster, Queer and Trans Art Lover package, and a DVD and digital download of the finished film.

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    DINNER WITH A DIVA. Invitation to a private group dinner with Miss Major and the filmmakers in Oakland, California. Contingent on Miss Major's schedule. Includes Love Letter from Miss Major, signed movie poster, Queer and Trans Art Lover package, and a DVD and digital download of the finished film.

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    THE MAJOR BACKER. Includes Dinner with a Diva (limited to Oakland, CA), VIP Private Screening & Reception (SF Bay Area, LA, or NY), Grow Your Art Package, Queer and Trans Art Lovers Package, Friend of the Production Package and Love Letter from Miss Major. So much love in one reward!

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER. Show us the love and get an Executive Producer credit on the film. Includes Love Letter from Miss Major, signed movie poster, Queer and Trans Art Lover package, a DVD and digital download of the finished film, and the deep satisfaction of knowing you helped bring her story to the screen.

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    SISTAH SINEMA LOVE PACKAGE. Celebrate film by and about queer women of color! Includes one digital movie rental from Sistah Sinema’s offerings on Busk Films, plus a generous pack of 10 tickets to any Sistah Sinema screening around the U.S. (fully transferable, use them for yourself, share them with your friends!). Includes Friend of the Production.

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    ART LOVER 2. Original art from Vanessa Huang/PoemsongLoveLetters. Includes either the linocut poem "burn us shadow home," a poem for Assata Shakur, OR "Occupy Capitalism," a letterpress poetry broadside. Each limited edition piece is handmade and numbered by the artist. Includes Friend of the Production. Message us if you'd like to add ART LOVER 2 as an add-on to an existing pledge.

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    REDEFINING REALNESS. Get a personally autographed, advance copy of writer and advocate Janet Mock's groundbreaking memoir "Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More" before it hits shelves in February 2014. Includes Friend of the Production. Please message us if you'd like to add this reward to an existing pledge of higher value.

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