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A feature film about a musician in Chicago who goes searching for his ex-girlfriend and his hometown, both of which are missing.
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We Grew Up Here is available online!


Wonderful backers!

We are excited to let you know that We Grew Up Here is now available online for rental or download! Our film has digital distribution through Yekra, an innovative film platform that connects films with audiences around the world. 

Please share our Yekra page with friends or family and help spread the word about We Grew Up Here, the film you all made possible! 

We're online through Yekra films!
We're online through Yekra films!

Thanks again for everything, backers! We'll be posting a few more updates with some bonus content soon!

- Kevin, Stefeni and Andrew

Digital Download of "We Grew Up Here"


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Survey Reminder & Chicago Screening on Dec. 10

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Hello Generous Backers!

Survey Reminder: Please Respond ASAP

There are a few of you who haven't yet responded to our surveys - we need your info before we can send you your Kickstarter perks. The surveys should have come to your email address that you used when you were backers of We Grew Up Here on Kickstarter. Please check your junk mail folders or newsletter folders to locate those surveys. 

Please respond to the surveys as soon as you can, and message us here on Kickstarter or at if you have any questions. 

Chicago Screening: 8pm Wednesday, Dec. 10 @ Comfort Station in Logan Square

We are honored to be screening at Comfort Station in Chicago as part of the Logan Square International Film Series. 

The event is free and takes place from 8-10pm Wednesday, Dec. 10 @ Comfort Station Logan Square (2579 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647). 

We'd be grateful if you could come join us or spread the word on Social Media. Here's a link to the event. Thanks to Comfort Station for hosting this screening!

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"We Grew Up Here" Teaser & Festival News

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We've got some exciting news for your today. 

We Grew Up Here at the Seattle True Independent Film Festival

We Grew Up Here has been accepted into the 2014 Seattle True Independent Film Festival and will screen 6pm PT on Wednesday May 7, 2014 at the Grand Illusion Cinema in Seattle. 

For those of you in the Pacific Northwest (or with friends in that area), please help us spread the word! We'd love to show our West Coast premiere to a full house. Here's the link with Seattle screening info

The We Grew Up Here Teaser Video

After we released our trailer, you were amazingly supportive by sharing it with your friends, and we are so grateful for your encouragement. 

Today we are releasing the We Grew Up Here Teaser video, which features some music performed by Eric Michaels and Kate Schell of Paper Thick Walls. 

Check it out below (we are releasing it to you before anyone else sees it) and, again, please pass it on to any friends you think might like the project. 

Reminders and Thanks

The We Grew Up Here world premiere is 7pm CT on Thursday May 1 at The Society for Arts as part of CIMMFest 2014

While we're gearing up for festival premieres, we are also working on finalizing perks for all of you wonderful backers. Thank you again so much for your patience and support! 

We'll be showing you our official poster next week!

Thanks again for everything, friends,

- Kevin, Stefeni and Andrew