The Mouse That Roared - a documentary film

Birgitta Jónsdóttir—parliamentarian, activist, poet, Buddhist, single mom—fights to make Iceland the free speech capital of the digital world.
Film
$24,390USD
raised of $50,000 goal
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This campaign started on Aug 30 and closed on October 09, 2012 (11:59pm PT).
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  • $10USD
    MIGHTY MOUSE

    Mighty indeed! Welcome to the tribe! You will receive "backer-only" updates, which include videos and photos of our production in progress, and shout-outs from us on Facebook and Twitter! Please ROAR by telling 10 of your friends about the campaign.

    Estimated delivery: September 2012

    40 claimed

  • $25USD
    
I STAND FOR KNOWLEDGE 



    You will receive a digital download of a video lecture led by one of our lead characters, cyber-security expert Jacob Appelbaum plus "backer-only" insider production updates plus shout-outs from us on Facebook and Twitter! Jake’s lecture includes a timely briefing on Internet censorship and online security.

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    55 claimed

  • $50USD
    I STAND FOR CONSCIENCE

    Your choice of one signed copy of either of Director Judith Ehrlich’s award winning films: The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (2009) OR The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight It -OR- one signed copy of doc by Academy Award winner and The Mouse That Roared Executive Producer Alex Gibney: Casino Jack and the United States of Money (2010) OR Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005).

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    34 claimed

  • $75USD
    I STAND FOR OPENNESS

    You will be ahead of the pack when you receive your advance signed copy of Forbes Magazine investigative reporter Andy Greenberg’s new book, This Machine Kills Secrets which Birgitta Jónsdóttir has called “one of the most important books of the decade,” plus backer-only insider production updates, and a shout-out from us on Facebook and Twitter!

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    8 out of 15 claimed

  • $100USD
    
I STAND FOR INFORMATION

    You will be well-informed when you receive The Complete Whistle-Blower Package; which includes one DVD-set of the Director's trilogy: The Good War and Those who Refused to Fight It, her Academy Award nominated, Peabody winning film The Most Dangerous Man in America, Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, and The Mouse That Roared (when completed). You will also receive backer-only insider production updates and shout-outs from us on Facebook and Twitter!

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    38 claimed

  • $150USD
    I STAND FOR EXPRESSION

    And express yourself you will with a special CODEPINK package of “hot pink peace anklets”, a “War Criminals” Deck of Cards, pink nail polish, and CODEPINK co-founder Medea Benjamin’s new book on Drone Warfare. Donated by CODEPINK Co-Founder and The Mouse That Roared Executive Producer Jodie Evans. You will also receive backer-only insider production updates plus shout-outs from us on Facebook and Twitter.

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    3 out of 10 claimed

  • $250USD
    I STAND FOR TRANSPARENCY

    A nation is only as sick as its secrets. You will receive one signed hardcover copy of American hero Daniel Ellsberg's extraordinary tell-all book, Secrets – A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers (hardcover is out of print), plus backer-only production updates, a screen credit and a DVD of The Mouse That Roared (when completed)!

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    7 out of 20 claimed

  • $500USD
    I STAND FOR NON VIOLENCE

    Your commitment at this level brings you one (1) full size movie-theater poster for Judith Ehrlich’s Academy Award nominated, Peabody winning film The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers signed by Daniel Ellsberg and Director Judith Ehrlich, together with a signed Director's Trilogy. You will also receive backer-only; insider production updates, a SCREEN CREDIT and a DVD of The Mouse That Roared (when completed)!

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    4 out of 25 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    SKYPE with BIRGITTA JÓNSDÓTTIR

    You will get a private 20-minute Skype session with our protagonist, Birgitta Jónsdóttir, to discuss internet-freedom related issues, the Icelandic Revolution, her collaboration with WikiLeaks, the Icelandic Modern Media Initiative or simply to find out how you can become an agent of change. You will also receive backer only updates, a screen credit and a DVD of The Mouse That Roared (when completed) !

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    1 out of 2 claimed

  • $1,500USD
    DINE WITH AMERICAN HEROES!

    Dine with American Heroes Daniel and Patricia Ellsberg + Academy Award-nominated director Judith Ehrlich in the San Francisco Bay Area. You are guaranteed amazing conversation and a memorable meal in a wonderful setting (let us surprise you!) (airfare & accommodations for out-of-towners not included) +1 DVD of The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers DVD + backers-only updates; a screen credit, and a DVD of The Mouse That Roared (when completed)

    Estimated delivery: October 2012

    1 out of 10 claimed

  • $1,500USD
    INTIMATE DINNER PARTY

    with International Activist BIRGITTA JÓNSDÓTTIR and Academy Award Nominated Director Judith Ehrlich in Iceland (travel expenses not included) You are guaranteed thought-provoking conversation and a memorable meal in a wonderful setting (let us surprise you!) Plus backers-only updates, a screen credit and a DVD of The Mouse That Roared (when completed) !

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  • $5,000USD
    PRIVATE SCREENING OF THE FILM!

    A special preview screening of the completed film prior to release for you and your friends at your home or the location of your choice w/ wine + cheese provided. If in Iceland Birgitta Jónsdóttir,will attend, if in the US, Director Judith Ehrlich will attend, sneak previews in other countries also available by special arrangement. You will also get backers-only updates a screen credit, and 10 copies of the DVD of The Mouse That Roared (when completed) to give to your friends !

    Estimated delivery: February 2013

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