Generation Food Project

Steve James & Raj Patel will tell stories of people fixing a broken food system today so that everyone can eat tomorrow.
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$60,940USD
raised of $50,000 goal
122%
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This campaign started on Jul 08 and closed on August 18, 2012 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on August 18, 2012
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  • $5USD
    The Seeds

    Watch the outtakes from Raj and Steve's upcoming trips to Peru and Malawi. We'll send you exclusive links to these videos, as well as updates about where GENERATION FOOD is at!

    Estimated delivery: September 2012

    81 claimed

  • $20USD
    The Sprouts

    Love the music in our appeal video? We do too. At this level, you will receive the link mentioned in "The Seeds" perk AND an exclusive digital download of the song in this campaign video, "Build," by Rupa & the April Fishes.

    Estimated delivery: July 2012

    109 claimed

  • $50USD
    The Buds

    While Raj and Steve are in Peru and Malawi, they'll use some time to make a short video reflecting on where they've been, what they've seen, and who they've met. You'll receive a private link to this film, and a personal thank-you message.

    78 claimed

  • $75USD
    The Blossoms

    All our exclusive video and audio AND we'll mail you a signed DVD set of Steve James' epic Kartemquin documentary series, The New Americans, which explores four years in the lives of a diverse group of contemporary immigrants and refugees as they start new lives in the United States. (+ $10 postage if outside the US.)

    29 out of 150 claimed

  • $100USD
    The Sun (part three)

    All our exclusive video and audio AND you will get a postcard from Raj, mailed from Malawi! Raj, Steve, and other members of the Generation Food team will be going to Malawi in September to learn about how healthy relations in the home can feed everyone. Raj will write and mail you a postcard, sharing exclusive news. (Please include full name and address.)

    Estimated delivery: September 2012

    15 out of 50 claimed

  • $200USD
    The Roots

    All our exclusive video and audio AND we will mail you a signed copy of your choice of one of the following fine works: Stuffed and Starved, The Value of Nothing, Hoop Dreams or The Interrupters. (+$10 postage if outside of US)

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    23 claimed

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    $200USD
    The Collector

    In addition to all of our digital audio and video, you'll receive an exclusive collectors' item. You will get one of just three available copies Steve James' Hoop Dreams on laser disc, which he will sign and send to you from Kartemquin headquarters in Chicago.

    3 out of 3 claimed

  • $400USD
    The Water (part two)

    All our exclusive video and audio AND a signed copy of 'The New Americans,' AND receive a personal Facebook photo post, from Steve James, while he’s in Malawi in September! Steve will be going with part of the Generation Food team to Malawi to find stories, meet people, and begin preliminary filming. Steve James will post a picture and a message to you during this trip. (You must friend request Steve James.)

    Estimated delivery: September 2012

    2 out of 10 claimed

  • $600USD
    The Documentary Fruits

    All our exclusive audio and video AND receive a Masterclass with Q&A with the award-winning documentarian, Steve James. Join an intimate 90-minute video-chat with Steve and learn how to develop your own skills! This may be bought as a gift for a friend or family member. (Scheduling TBD).

    3 out of 8 claimed

  • $600USD
    The Wordy Fruits

    All our exclusive audio and video AND receive a Masterclass with Q&A with the award-winning author, Raj Patel. Join an intimate 90-minute video-chat with Raj and learn how to write for social change! This may be bought as a gift for a friend or family member. (Scheduled for Nov 5 2012).

    Estimated delivery: November 2012

    3 out of 8 claimed

  • $4,000USD
    The Ecosystems

    Be wined and dined by Raj Patel and Steve James at Chez Panisse! This perk gets you and a friend lunch with Steve and Raj at the world famous Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California! Lunch will be included and while we can't quite stretch to your accommodation and travel, you'll ALSO receive a signed book and film from Steve and Raj when you arrive! Alice's signature bowl of fresh ripe fruit will finish off your meal. And, for the first donor only, Alice Waters will join the meal!

    2 out of 4 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    The Wisdom

    Steve James knows Chicago. Let him whisk you on a half-day car tour around the places he filmed Hoop Dreams and the Interrupters in Chicago. Sadly, travel and accommodation expenses are beyond us, but he'll spring for lunch at one of Chicago's famous soul-food restaurants. Take photos, talk with Steve, and get to know the city from a film-maker's point of view! All of our exclusive digital and audio is also included.

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    0 out of 3 claimed

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