Upstairs Inferno

Upcoming full length doc. about the 1973 fire at the Upstairs Lounge, a New Orleans bar. It was the largest gay mass murder in U.S. History & few know about it.
Film
$13,847USD
raised of $12,500 goal
111%
0 time left
This campaign started on Jun 19 and closed on August 05, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on August 5, 2013
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  • $100USD
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    REMEMBRANCE

    The significant date will be forgotten no more. You will receive a beautiful, engraved silvertone cuff bracelet with the date of the fire: "6-24-73". In addition, you will represent a candle in the VIRTUAL CANDLE LIGHT VIGILS (on our website and the film's closing credits) and receive online access to Behind-the-Scenes video, a personal thank you note, social network shout outs and be added to the official newsletter email list.

    21 claimed

  • $10USD
    GRATITUDE

    You will receive a personal THANK YOU note, social network shout outs and be added to the official newsletter email list.

    8 claimed

  • $25USD
    PRESERVATION

    You will receive online access to Behind-the-scenes video, a personal THANK YOU note, social network shout outs and be added to the official newsletter email list.

    22 claimed

  • $75USD
    CANDLE LIGHT VIGIL

    The film's closing credits and website will host VIRTUAL CANDLELIGHT VIGILS. Your name will be listed next to a candle in these beautiful tributes. (or you can stay anonymous) You will also receive online access to Behind-the-Scenes video, a personal thank you note, social network shout outs and be added to the official newsletter email list.

    11 claimed

  • $150USD
    FLASHBACK

    Flashing back to our past to pave way for the future: Receive mementos from other movie titles in our library: An 11x17 RAID OF THE RAINBOW LOUNGE poster autographed by the director, a CD containing music from ROTRL and the DVD "MARTINI THE MOVIE AND OTHER LAUGHTER LIBATIONS" - a collection of laugh-out-loud comedy short films. You'll also receive the beautiful 6-23-73 engraved bracelet, represent a candle in the VIRTUAL CANDLE LIGHT VIGILS and receive the remaining perks above.

    4 claimed

  • $250USD
    ENLIGHTEN

    Continue the dialogue, enlighten and educate. Receive a T-Shirt prominently displaying the date of the fire :"6-24-73". Like the bracelet, when people see this T-Shirt, they will ask questions. You can tell people about this disturbing and missing chapter from our history. You'll also receive the beautiful engraved bracelet, represent candles in the virtual candlelight vigils and receive the remaining perks above.

    1 claimed

  • $500USD
    OWN A PIECE OF THE MOVIE

    Once the interviews are done and the film is completed and released, you will receive an AUTOGRAPHED copy of the final SCRIPT!!! You will continue the dialogue and help educate with your engraved "6-24-73" bracelet, t-shirt, and candle at the virtual candlelight vigils. You will also receive the remaining perks listed above.

    1 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    SILVER SCREEN

    You will receive two tickets to a screening of UPSTAIRS INFERNO (location and dates TBD.Transportation and lodging not included) You will also receive SPECIAL THANKS in the credits of the film. In addition, you will receive the autographed script, "6-24-73" commemorative bracelet and t-shirt, the flashback movie mementos, BTS videos, a thank you note, social network shout outs and be part of the virtual Candlelight Vigils on our website and closing credits.

    0 claimed

  • $2,500USD
    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

    Not only will you play a VITAL role in telling this incredibly important story, you’ll see your name on the big screen as an ASSOCIATE PRODUCER and be listed on IMDB! You’ll also receive 2 tickets to a screening of UPSTAIRS INFERNO (location and dates TBD. Transportation and lodging not included) You'll also receive the autographed script, a "6-24-73" engraved bracelet and t-shirt, the flashback movie mementos, BTS videos, etc and be part of the moving, virtual Candlelight Vigils.

    1 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

    I'll be incredibly grateful for your generosity! You'll play an integral part of bringing this story to life and will help enlighten and educate audiences about this forgotten tragedy. You're also helping to honor those who died in the fire. You’ll see your name on the big screen as an EXECUTIVE PRODUCER and be listed on IMDB! You’ll also receive 2 tickets to a screening of UPSTAIRS INFERNO (Location/dates TBD. Transportation and lodging not included) You'll also receive all perks above.

    1 claimed

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