The Beautiful People Are Smiling!
WE DID IT Y'ALL!!
Together we have achieved our goal, and together we will make a difference with this film.
We are grateful for your patience, support and belief in our film. And we will make sure that everyone in the waiting room is aware of your belief in them.
Just two days ago Chris, a patient we met at Highland a couple years ago, became our 500th backer with a $1 pledge. We thanked him and he said, "I wished I could do more." Well, Chris...your pledge is a symbol of the type of spirit we hope this film will bring to the conversation around health care reform as we take it to towns and cities across America.
Here is Chris in one of our first web videos. Do yourself a favor...watch it all the way to the end and you'll understand why we became so enchanted with the idea of capturing the kaleidoscope of humanity in the waiting room.
You all have made this possible! So, on we go...
❤ Pete Nicks and the entire Waiting Room Team
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RAISE YOUR VOICE: For the last 48 hours of our campaign, we're asking as many people as possible to raise their voice in solidarity with The Waiting Room by donating just $1. You won't change the world with this pledge, but you will show your support. And we will show our gratitude by THANKING YOU PERSONALLY on our official website. A pledge of $1 carries as much weight as a pledge of $1,000 because every voice matters and together we can create real impact! So please RAISE YOUR VOICE and help these stories be seen and told across the country.Estimated delivery:
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THE BANDAID: Wanda will sing you a song! That's her at the bottom of the page there. She's one of the housekeepers at Highland and she really shines on Sunday mornings in her church choir. She'll record a special song for the entire group at this level and we'll send you the video link. + plus our newsletter with project updates.Estimated delivery:
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THE STETHOSCOPE: Get one ticket to an opening weekend screening in LA (Date TBD), Oakland (Date TBD) or NYC (IFC Center 9/26/-9/30) followed by an in-theater Q&A with filmmaker Pete Nicks. (**NOTE: THE STETHOSCOPE is a stand-alone pledge. None of the below pledges include this reward.)Estimated delivery:
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THE SPLINT: You'll get a 11"x17" poster of the film in addition to everything above.Estimated delivery:
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THE SUTURE: Be an active partner in our outreach and Kickstarter campaign. Receive a high resolution image from our waiting room photography project that you can share through your social media networks to help us spread the word. + the newsletter.Estimated delivery:
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THE THERMOMETER: You'll get a digital download of the film before anyone else! (This pledge does not include any of the above listed gifts.)Estimated delivery:
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DOUBLE BYPASS: Get two tickets to an opening weekend screening in LA (Date TBD), Oakland (Date TBD) or NYC (IFC Center 9/26-9/30) followed by an in-theater Q&A with filmmaker Pete Nicks. (**NOTE: THE DOUBLE BYPASS is a stand-alone pledge. None of the other pledges include this reward. If you have pledged at another level and want to add this reward, please add $40 to your pledge by clicking "Manage Your Pledge" and send us a note via kickstarter so we can add you to the ticket holders' list.)Estimated delivery:
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THE I.V. : You'll get a digital download of the film before anyone else! + everything above.Estimated delivery:
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THE X-RAY: You'll get a DVD of the film. (This pledge does not include any of the above listed gifts.)Estimated delivery:
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THE SCALPEL: Signed DVD of the film. + all of the above.Estimated delivery:
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THE CENTRAL LINE: Custom screen printed Waiting Room scrubs. + everything above!Estimated delivery:
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THE ULTRASOUND: Soundtrack by the amazing William Ryan Fritch. Includes bonus tracks! He will be famous one day and you'll be one of the few with this limited edition disc. + all of the above!Estimated delivery:
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THE FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE: Get a limited edition medical clipboard with The Waiting Room logo and campaign info. With this gift, you can help us spread the word and be a part of our ongoing campaign while you're at work. + all of the above!Estimated delivery:
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THE MRI: Bring The Waiting Room to your city for a group of 150 or less. You will provide the venue and the equipment - we will provide the DVD. You may not charge admission. (**NOTE: THE MRI is a stand-alone pledge. None of the other pledges include this reward.)Estimated delivery:
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THE PACEMAKER: A star is born. You'll get a film credit in the theatrical version of the film. You can point to the screen and brag to your friends while William Ryan Fritch's end credit music overwhelms your senses. + all of the above!!Estimated delivery:
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THE DEFIBRILLATOR: Tickets to SF or NYC screening and dinner with the director. + all of the above (not including Florence Nightingale or airfare).Estimated delivery:
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SPONSOR: Bring The Waiting Room to your city. We will arrange a screening of the film in your city or town of choice. This award includes all of the above schwag except the dinner & a movie.Estimated delivery:
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VISIT THE WAITING ROOM: You and a guest will visit *THE* Waiting Room: Highland Hospital in Oakland, CA - with the ultimate tour guide: filmmaker Pete Nicks. You will get to spend several hours "on set," meeting the doctors, nurses, caregivers and residents that make Highland Hospital work, day in and day out. Through this experience, you will get the true "insider" perspective and see THE WAITING ROOM through your own eyes. This reward includes all of the above except THE DEFIBRILLATOR, THE FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE and THE SPONSOR. (Airfare included, room & board not included.)Estimated delivery:
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CO-PRESENTER: Trip for 2 to our NYC premiere. Includes airfare, tickets to screening and hotel for two nights. + all of the above except THE DEFIBRILLATOR. THE FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE and THE SPONSOR.Estimated delivery:
- (30 days)