ALTHEA

Althea Gibson, a truant from the rough streets of Harlem, emerged as the unlikely queen of the segregated tennis world in the 1950's. Our film tells her story.
Film
$9,688USD
raised of $30,000 goal
32%
0 time left
This campaign started on Feb 21 and closed on April 02, 2014 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on April 2, 2014
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  • $75USD
    Featured
    1st Run of DVDs

    Be amongst the first to bring ALTHEA home with your very own copy of our DVD. Available once the film is released.

    Estimated delivery: September 2014

    5 out of 50 claimed

  • $10USD
    Social Media Shout Out

    For every $10 donation we receive we will acknowledge contributors on the ALTHEA page on Facebook and Twitter! Or, if you prefer to remain anonymous, we can do that too! (fully tax-deductible) (fully tax-deductible)

    2 out of 10000 claimed

  • $25USD
    Shout Out +Website Props

    In addition to the social media shout-out, your name will be forever connected with our project on a special thank you panel on our website. (fully tax-deductible) (fully tax-deductible)

    0 out of 1000 claimed

  • $50USD
    Streaming

    Receive a private link to view the film simultaneous to its world premiere in 2014 including a special Q and A with filmmakers online.

    0 out of 100 claimed

  • $75USD
    Your Name on Screen!

    At the $75 level, we will give you a social media shout out, and you will be thanked on our website and in the credits of our film. (fully tax-deductible)

    Estimated delivery: April 2014

    6 claimed

  • $100USD
    Be The First to Know

    We'll thank you on our Facebook, on our website, in the credits of our film, AND you will be added to our "first alert" list - you will be amongst the first know about special screenings, film festival events, and ways to engage with the pubic. (fully tax-deductible)

    11 claimed

  • $250USD
    Poster

    Get a social media shout out, thanked in the credits and on our website, and a small movie poster featuring Althea Gibson! (amount over $25 is tax-deductible)

    Estimated delivery: May 2014

    2 claimed

  • $500USD
    VIP tickets to a Screening

    VIP tickets to the premiere of the film, or to a screening near you. Sit with the filmmakers, and stand to be thanked after the film. Your name will be in the credits, on our website, and we will thank you via social media too! (amount over $100 is tax-deductible)

    Estimated delivery: April 2014

    3 out of 25 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Mystery Memorabilia

    It might be an archival photograph. It might be sneakers. It could be a tennis skirt. Perhaps an old racquet. You won't know what you get until the package arrives, but it is something we have collected in order to make the film, and it is cool! You will receive a special thank you in the credits, on our website and via social media, too. (amount over $100 is tax-deductible)

    0 out of 10 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    One Hour Private Tennis Lesson

    ONLY AVAILABLE IN NORTH CAROLINA Rex Miller, our Director and DP, is also an INCREDIBLE tennis coach. He will work with you to refine your stroke, improve your feet, stop swinging at volleys - or on your mental game. You will also receive a special thank you in the credits, on our website and via social media, too. (amount over $100 is tax-deductible)

    Estimated delivery: May 2014

    0 out of 5 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    Exclusive, Private Screening

    Rex Miller or Elisabeth Haviland James will come to your home (or the venue of your choice) and privately screen the film as a sneak peek for you and a group of your friends. Available only in NC, Baltimore, DC and NYC. You will receive a special thank you in the credits, on our website and via social media, too. (amount over $500 is tax-deductible)

    Estimated delivery: May 2014

    0 out of 5 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    Associate Producer

    At the $10000 level you can become an associate producer, indigogo style. Invitations to exclusive events and screenings, the inside track on the making of the film, special access to the filmmakers and the ALTHEA team. You will receive a special thank you in the credits, on our website and via social media, too. (amount over $100 is tax-deductible)

    Estimated delivery: April 2014

    0 out of 5 claimed

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