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iW's Project of the Day: A Documentary Collective Shoots Occupy Wall Street

By Indiewire | Indiewire October 20, 2011 at 2:53AM

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.
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iW's Project of the Day: A Documentary Collective Shoots Occupy Wall Street
An image from "99%." [Image courtesy of filmmakers]

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.


"99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film"

Tweetable Logline:

99% - The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film is a documentary film spearheaded by over 35 award-winning independent filmmakers.

Elevator Pitch:

Now is the time, the world is being upended. It's got to be documented as the ground as shifting.

Production Team:

Members of the collective: Audrey Ewell, Aaron Aites, Ava DuVernay, Michael Galinsky, Suki Hawley, David Beilinson, Bob Ray, Shane Bugbee, Tyler Brodie, Jeremy King, Maria Breaux, Sujewa Ekanayake, Ginger Liu, and many more

About the Film:

"Our ultimate goal is to make a beautiful, compelling, resonant and honest film about the Occupy Wall Street movement. Our goal on this page is to have as many supporters as possible, and to raise the funds to make this film (current goal is 10K). Please donate, and please ask your friends to donate, as much or as little as you can. Every bit of support is vital and sustaining. If you are the 99% - or if you'd just like to see a film about it - this is it." -- Michael Galinsky

Current Status:

In production.

For more information and to support the project:

Film Website
Kickstarter Page

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This article is related to: Filmmaker Toolkit, In The Works, Project of the Day





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