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A film about the math crisis in America: how it hurts all of us, and what we can do to change it.
707 backers pledged $56,890 to help bring this project to life.

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    Join the Movement and Share Your Story!

    The movement to reimagine math education is powered by individuals at the grassroots level, and numbers matter—we need you! Join us and we will invite you to send in your math story to be considered for inclusion in the film. Also receive film updates, fun math games to play with your family, a peek at the theatrical trailer, and a special mention on our website as a stellar supporter of our film.

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    • Mention on supporter page of our website
    • Invitation to submit your math story to the film!
    • Film and movement updates
    • Digital page of fun math games
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    Stream All 3 of Our Films

    The Gatekeeper is the final film of a 3-part series. Watch the first two films, Race to Nowhere and Beyond Measure, at home this month to deepen your perspective before The Gatekeeper’s release; it’s the first time individuals will have access to Beyond Measure outside of a community setting! Also receive a digital copy of The Gatekeeper when it’s released on digital platforms. We will deliver Race to Nowhere and Beyond Measure ASAP after your donation with a link valid through the end of April. Note that timing for delivery of The Gatekeeper is contingent upon release date and future distribution plans.

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    • Digital copy of The Gatekeeper: Math in America
    • Link to stream Beyond Measure at home in April
    • Link to stream Race to Nowhere at home in April
    • Everything above!
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    Beyond Measure Book + Discussion guide

    Our NYT bestselling book, Beyond Measure: Rescuing an Overscheduled, Overtested, Underestimated Generation, is a playbook for effecting grassroots change. Receive a digital copy and our team’s never-been-released discussion guide, to inspire action on behalf of the kids in your community.

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    • Digital copy of the book Beyond Measure for personal reading
    • Everything above!
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    Join our National Home Movie Night

    Be the first to stream The Gatekeeper at home with your family and friends on our National Movie Night (date to be announced)! You’ll receive a private link to watch the film at home, along with an invitation to a post-film virtual conversation with the film team and some members of the cast.

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    • Private link to The Gatekeeper on National Movie Night (date TBA)
    • Invitation to a post-film virtual conversation
    • Everything above!
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    NEW! Vicki's Movie Night Kit (& swag!)

    We're offering a new gift from our film team for the last 24 hours of the campaign! For a donation of $125, we’ll send you a family night movie kit with a DVD of Race to Nowhere, the Race to Nowhere Facilitation Guide, a signed copy of Beyond Measure, and Director-curated swag and movie night treats!

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    • Family Movie Night kit curated by Director Vicki Abeles
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    NEW! Screen one of our first two films

    The Gatekeeper is the final film in a trilogy. Get ready for its release by hosting a screening of one of the preceding films, Race to Nowhere or Beyond Measure, at the community venue of your choice!

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    • Screening license of either Race to Nowhere or Beyond Measure
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    Film Screening + Lunch with Director

    You’ll be invited to a single screening and group lunch with Director Vicki Abeles in NY, SF, or Chicago! (Travel not included; you’ll let us know which city you choose in a post-campaign survey.)

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    • (2) Tickets to a screening and group lunch with Vicki Abeles
    • Everything above!
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    NEW: Attend a Rough Cut Screening!

    If you're one of the first 100 people to support the project at this level, you'll be invited to a rough cut screening and conversation with the film team in the coming months (date TBD). Join us live at a venue in the Bay Area, or virtually from wherever you live, and help shape the film by providing us feedback for our final edit! (Our first 50 backers at this level will also be invited to a screening of the final film and lunch with the director; see above.)

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    Screen the Film for Your Community

    You’ll receive a single public screening license to play The Gatekeeper for your school, center of worship, or other community center. Be an ambassador for the film and movement! We’ll support your event with personal guidance and a variety of tools and resources for sparking conversation locally. Note that timing for delivery of The Gatekeeper is contingent upon release date and future distribution plans.

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    • Single public site license to screen The Gatekeeper
    • Everything from rewards up to $100!
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    Community Screening + "Thank You" Credit

    You’ll receive a month-long site license to screen The Gatekeeper publicly for your community, enabling you to reach a wider audience by hosting multiple screenings at one location. We’ll support your efforts with personal guidance and a variety of tools and resources for affecting change at the local level, including a facilitation call led by Director Vicki Abeles. Note that timing for delivery of The Gatekeeper is contingent upon release date and future distribution plans.

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    • Month-long public site license to screen The Gatekeeper
    • Thank you in film’s closing credits
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    Host a Screening Series of All 3 Films

    Screen all three films in the trilogy--Race to Nowhere, Beyond Measure, and The Gatekeeper-- in your community at the venue of your choosing. Note that timing for delivery of The Gatekeeper is contingent upon release date and future distribution plans.

    Includes:
    • Single public site license to screen Race to Nowhere
    • Single public site license to screen Beyond Measure
    • Single public site license to screen The Gatekeeper
    • Thank you in film’s closing credits
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    Director Post-Film Q&A via Skype

    Following your community screening, Director Vicki Abeles will lead your post-film conversation with your audience via Skype, offering behind-the-scenes stories and perspectives.

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    • Post-screening community conversation via Skype with Vicki Abeles
    • Single public site license to screen The Gatekeeper
    • Thank you in film’s closing credits
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    Director Q&A at Your Community Screening

    Director Vicki Abeles will travel to your community screening to host a Q&A (limited to U.S. travel). And we’ll honor you individually in a single title card in the film’s closing credits.

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    • Single public site license to screen The Gatekeeper
    • Post-Screening Q&A in your community led by Director Vicki Abeles
    • Single title card mention in the film’s closing credits
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    Become a Kickstarter Associate Producer

    For being such a major supporter, we’ll give you our undying gratitude and a special Kickstarter Associate Producer credit in the film!

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