The Divine Comedy of Thomas Merton

In summer 1966, world famous monk Thomas Merton falls in love with a nursing student half his age, plunging him into the most agonizing predicament of his life.
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This campaign started on Jul 08 and closed on September 06, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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  • $25USD
    Insider Updates

    Be the first to know who is cast in the key roles, when and where we'll be shooting, who is distributing the film, what director Ben Eisner eats for breakfast on set and all sorts of other interesting tidbits that you won't know how you ever lived without.

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  • $50USD
    Updates + Signed Poster

    For $50, not only will you get the inside scoop, you'll also get a free 8.5x11 movie poster autographed by the director!

    20 claimed

  • $100USD
    Seven Storey Mountaineer

    It just keeps getting better! Chip in $100, and you'll get insider updates plus your very own digital copy of Merton's autobiography "The Seven Storey Mountain."

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  • $500USD
    Gethsemani Goodies

    It wasn't just Thomas Merton who put the Abbey of Gethsemani on the map. Since 1848, they've been famous for "monk-made" fudge, cheese and fruitcake. For $500, we'll send a sampling of all three goodies right to your door no matter where in the world you live.

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  • $1,000USD
    Special Thanks credit

    That's right, give $1,000 to this campaign, and your name will be in the end credits of this film. How cool is that? Now if only you can convince your friends to stick around long enough after the film to see it...

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  • $10,000USD
    A Day on Set

    Want to know what really happens on a film set? For $10,000, we'll show you! (Airfare and accommodation not included.)

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  • $25,000USD
    Associate Producer credit

    What do Associate Producers do, you ask? They play an essential role in making a movie happen--exactly the role you'll play when you donate $25,000 to this campaign. Although you won’t be making any production decisions, we’ll send you regular updates on the film’s progress so you’ll have plenty of details to drop into conversations like, “The film I'm associate producing started shooting this week.” In addition, you will be invited to spend a day on set.(Airfare and accommodation not included.)

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  • $50,000USD
    "Extra" Special

    Don't just put your name in the movie, put yourself in the movie! For $50,000, we'll make you a featured extra in a scene.

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  • $100,000USD
    Executive Producer credit

    You are an Executive Producer. Period. While you won't have creative input or ownership of the project, you'll be credited in all press materials and on the film itself as an Executive Producer. In addition, you will receive two tickets to the film's North American premiere!

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