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The definitive documentary about one of the most reviled and revered films of all time!
The definitive documentary about one of the most reviled and revered films of all time!
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    Brown Rice & Vegetables

    All awards at the $10 level, plus a GODDESS bumper sticker...and a copy of the original Crave Club "Private Dance" flyer, courtesy of Penny/Hope herself, Rena Riffel!

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    Brown Rice & Vegetables (+ Fries)

    All awards at the $25 level, plus your name in the end credits of the film, and a password-protected link to watch the finished documentary! (NOTE: GODDESS will not be complete until 2020, and the link will be delivered after our festival run. All other rewards at this level will ship by June 2019.)

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    Brown Rice & Veggies (+ Fries & Berries)

    All the rewards at the $35 level, plus a one-year membership to the Razzies, aka Golden Raspberry Awards (which SHOWGIRLS swept in 1996), for you and one friend! Membership includes voting rights for Razzie nominees & winners, access to Razzie member forum, member discounts for Oscar Eve event in Hollywood, and more! See: http://www.razzies.com

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    Brown Rice & Vegetables (+ Fries & Bag)

    All rewards at the $35 level, plus a a beautiful Nomi tote bag with artwork by Derek Covington Smith, courtesy of The Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan 1994 Museum! Check out their Showgirls-themed art exhibit in NYC this May: thnk1994.com (See photo of item on this page.)

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    All the rewards at the $50 level, plus an autographed copy of Adam Nayman's book IT DOESN'T SUCK (a compelling defense of SHOWGIRLS' merits)!

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    All the rewards at the $50 level, plus a limited edition, signed, 8 1/2" x 11" Nomi "Different Places" art print by McMillanKid Art! (See photo of item on this page.)

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    Gambler (for I, Nomi)

    All the rewards at the $50 level, plus 2 tickets to I, NOMI in New York City! July 25, 26 or 28 at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. Starring April Kidwell of “Showgirls! The Musical!” Plus an I, NOMI poster signed by April!

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    Gambler (for a Cherry)

    All the rewards at the $50 level, plus 2 tickets to Cherry Boom Boom, a rock n' roll burlesque show at Harvelles, directed and choreographed by Showgirls' Goddess dancer Lindsley Allen! Donor's choice of Thursday, April 18 in Santa Monica, CA or Friday, April 26 in Long Beach, CA. (Note: Tickets will be given to donor in April; other reward swag at this level to follow in June.)

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    All the rewards at the $50 level, plus 2 tickets to the Neon Museum in Las Vegas (current home of the Stardust Hotel sign) and a $25 gift certificate to the Peppermill restaurant (where Nomi threw her fries)! (Note: Neon Museum tix good for a guided tour of the main gallery or for the nighttime experience Brilliant thru March 19, 2020. Las Vegas certificates will be delivered to donor in May, other swag to follow in June.)

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    All the rewards at the $50 level, plus a GODDESS logo t-shirt! (Tees will be available in men's/unisex and women's styles, sizes S-XXL. Fabric will be a soft n' comfy cotton-poly blend or 100% cotton.)

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    Lapdancer (Blu-ray Only)

    All the rewards at the $50 level, plus a Blu-ray of GODDESS with special features! (NOTE: GODDESS will not be complete until 2020, and Blu-rays will be delivered once the film is commercially available. All other rewards at this level will ship by June 2019.)

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    Lapdancer (When You Love Me)

    All the rewards at the $50 level, plus a handmade, hand-stamped aluminum cuff with the immortal Nomi Malone quote "You can fuck me when you love me," courtesy of Jenn Lazar and Cara Centko, owners of Portland-based feminist boutique citizenruth.com! (See photo of item on this page.)

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    All the rewards at the $50 level, plus a PDF version of the GODDESS companion book with full-color photos and interviews transcribed! (Note: Book will not be available until completed film is commercially available, 2020 at earliest. All other rewards at this level will ship by June 2019.) (Also note: At $150 donation level you can get t-shirt, Blu-ray AND PDF of book!)

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    Lapdancer (Showgirls Costume Postcards)

    All the rewards at the $50 level, plus a set of five 4"x6" postcards of Showgirls costume designer Ellen Mirojnick's original sketches for the film! (See photo on this page.)

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    Lapdancer (for a GODDESS Souvenir)

    Own a piece of cinematic history: All the rewards at the $50 level, plus an original Goddess table card from the Stardust show scenes in SHOWGIRLS, courtesy of cast member Christopher Childers! (Donate $150+ and you'll also get GODDESS t-shirt or Blu-ray AND PDF of companion book; see photo of item on this page.)

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    All the rewards at the $50 level, plus a paperback of Paul Verhoeven's book "Showgirls: Portrait of a Film," signed by Paul! (See photo of item on this page.)

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    Lapdancer (T-shirt and Blu-ray)

    All the rewards at the $50 level, plus a GODDESS logo t-shirt AND Blu-ray with special features! (NOTE: GODDESS will not be complete until 2020, and Blu-rays will be delivered once the film is commercially available. All other rewards at this level will ship by June 2019.)

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    Lapdancer (Las Vegas VIP)

    LIMITED TIME ONLY - feel like a Showgirls VIP in Vegas this Friday!
    All the rewards at the $35 level, plus:

    2 tix to Michael Carbonaro Live
    Includes VIP meet & greet w/ photo op & autograph after the show
    Friday, March 29, 9PM
    Terry Fator Theatre at The Mirage
    (Michael is the star of TruTV's magic show The Carbonaro Effect, and he also appeared in Showgirls 2: Penny's From Heaven!)

    2 general admission tix to Neon Museum
    (Home of the Stardust sign!)
    Friday, March 29
    Time of your choice 9AM to 4PM

    $25 gift cert Peppermill Restaurant
    (Where Nomi threw her fries!)
    Good any time Friday, March 29

    *IGNORE delivery date of April 2019 -- these tickets and gift certificate will be waiting for you at locations this Friday

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    All the rewards at the $150 level, plus your photo or video included in a Showgirls Superfan Montage set to music and posted on our website, YouTube channel, and other social media accounts! (Showgirls-inspired costumes, wigs, and re-enactments welcome! Participants must be at least 18 years of age. Other rules and restrictions will apply, including but not limited to no content deemed offensive on social media such as nudity, pornography, or hate speech.)

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    Lapdancer (Verhoeven Book - Hardcover)

    All the rewards at the $150 level, plus an out-of-print hardcover edition of Paul Verhoeven's book "Showgirls: Portrait of a Film," signed by Paul! (See photo of item on this page.)

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    All the rewards at the $150 level, plus a limited-edition, signed and numbered, 11" x 17" SHOWGIRLS-inspired poster designed by DRW! (See photo of item on this page.)

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    All the rewards at the $150 level, plus a limited edition, signed, 8 1/2" x 11" Nomi "Different Places" art print by McMillanKid Art! (See photo of item on this page.)

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    Cheetah (Shoes of Hope #2)

    Own a piece of cinema history! All the rewards at the $200 level, plus Penny/Hope's shoes worn in the film by actress Rena Riffel (when Hope danced on the bar at the Cheetah)! Size 8 or 8 1/2, likely no longer wearable. (See photo of item on this page.)

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    Own a piece of cinema history! All the rewards at the $200 level, plus a priceless prop from Showgirls 2: Penny's From Heaven (courtesy of filmmaker/star Rena Riffel) -- Penny's getaway bag with wig & fake money! (See photo of item on this page.)

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    Starduster (Documentary Lover)

    All the rewards at the $150 level, plus one hour of documentary filmmaking consultation with our Emmy Award-winning director Jeffrey Schwarz (via phone or Skype), and DVD copies of Schwarz's past docs I AM DIVINE, TAB HUNTER CONFIDENTIAL and SPINE TINGLER!

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