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An Abominable Crime: Violence & Homophobia in Jamaica

A project in Glen Ridge, NJ by Common Good Productions

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Do you think of Jamaica as a country where gays and lesbians are hunted down in the streets? This film reveals the REAL Jamaica.
Backers: 309
Average Pledge Per Backer: $118

Funded: $36,527 of $35,000
Dates: Jan 31st -> Mar 2nd (30 days)
Project By: Common Good Productions
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Latest News

Hard at work in the edit room!

April 9th - via:
Dear Kickstarter Supporters, It’s been a while since we’ve updated you on the progress of An Abominable Crime. We wanted to write to let you know that since the Kickstarter campaign ended, we’ve been hard at work to finish the film! We went up... (Read More)

Hurray! We Surpassed Our Goal!

February 28th - via:
We made it! Thank you everyone for helping to get this far! Now it's up to us to get back into the edit room and get the film out into the world! Thank you for every dollar, every blog post, Facebook like, and tweet! While there are still 48 hours... (Read More)

Nearly there!

February 27th - via:
Dear friends and supporters, We are now at 99% of our original goal!  I want to thank everyone for their words of encouragements and support in helping to make this happen! "An Abominable Crime" is going to get finished and out into the world! Since... (Read More)

"An Abominable Crime" is nearly there!

February 22nd - via:
Hi Everyone! We’re in the home stretch with just one week to go! It’s been an absolutely amazing week for “An Abominable Crime.” As I write this update we’re currently at $29,949 – nearly 85% of our goal! Just $5,051 to go! Please help us... (Read More)

Half way there!

February 15th - via:
We have AMAZING news, everyone! This morning we received a big donation that has put “An Abominable Crime” at 50% of our goal! We have two weeks left of our Kickstarter campaign to raise the remaining 50% of the funds. Remember, Kickstarter is... (Read More)

Kickstarter-backed Documentary ‘An Abominable Crime’ Aims to Expose Homophobia in Jamaica [Interview]

February 11th - via:
Do you think of Jamaica as a country where gays and lesbians are hunted down in the streets? Micah Fink, an award winning producer, director, and writer, aims to expose homophobia in Jamaica with his documentary, An Abominable Crime. The Kickstarter project for the film has raised nearly $7,000 from 135 backers, with a goal of $35,000. (Read More)

Pultizer Center Challenge!

February 8th - via:
Dear friends and supporters, Over the last week, we've raised nearly $6,000 -- and we just got word that the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is offering us a special challenge. The Pulitzer Center has generously offered to match, dollar for... (Read More)

We've reach 10 percent of our goal!

February 2nd - via:
Dear friends, I wanted to thank everyone again for their generous support for this film. We’ve reached 10 percent of our goal – and I’ve now sent emails to nearly every single friends and acquaintance that I know. But clearly we still have to... (Read More)

Towleroad blogs about the film

February 1st - via:
Documentary Explores Dangerous World for Gays in Jamaica ml Read more:  (Read More)

first great blog review

February 1st - via:
Film to show bravery, risks for LGBTs in Jamaica  (Read More)

Update 1

January 31st - via:
Thanks to everybody for their amazing show of support! In the first 24 hours we've already raised $1,612 ! Also, we've been getting some great feed back -- here is just one comment: "Thanks for keeping the faith .. and for the fine art of getting to... (Read More)

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