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An Honest Liar: The Amazing Randi Story

A project in Brooklyn, NY by Flim Flam Films

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A film about The Amazing Randi that will show how easily our perceptions are fooled – by magicians, con men, and even documentaries.
Backers: 3095
Average Pledge Per Backer: $80

Funded: $246,964 of $148,000
Dates: Jan 14th -> Feb 15th (32 days)
Project By: Flim Flam Films
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YOU made us the 4th most funded Kickstarter doc!

February 15th - via:
Thank you for making An Honest Liar the fourth most funded documentary EVER on Kickstarter at $246,989!If, in the presence of James Randi, we call something "amazing", he'll quickly retort with "no, I'M amazing. That's astonishing." Well, with... (Read More)

We passed $238K! Only 30 minutes left!!!

February 15th - via:
We passed two more stretch goals - only one to go! We have seen an astounding outpouring of support to push us over two stretch goals. Which means that we can now give FREE "Amazing Decks" to everyone who donated over $75! (You can increase your... (Read More)

24 hours to go with a sneak preview of our "Amazing Deck"!

February 14th - via:
- Only 24 hours to go!  Our Kickstarter ends at 1pm EST tomorrow!  If your friends were thinking of backing and haven't yet, let them know they better hurry!  Thank you all for supporting us so far! Kickstarter: | Facebook:... (Read More)

James Randi and his partner José discuss their relationship

February 12th - via:
As you saw in our Kickstarter trailer, part of AN HONEST LIAR will cover James Randi's relationship with the artist José Alvarez, his partner of 26 years. It will also address how they are coping with the threat of José's possible deportation for... (Read More)

LAST 3 DAYS TO DONATE + New stretch goals!

February 11th - via:
Wow! We're almost at $200K!Can you help us hit $200,000 today?  Please share our page with your communities and friends! Let everyone know this is the LAST week to get involved!  Thank you so much for the support! Kickstarter: (Read More)

Penn & Teller + ONE WEEK to go + Amazing Deck & NEW REWARDS!

February 8th - via:
ONLY ONE WEEK LEFT to reach our second goal!We have until next Friday at 1pm to hit our stretch goal, so please share our page with your communities and friends! Let everyone know there's only a week left! We have had a number of blog posts written... (Read More)

Tim Minchin on his song about the Million Dollar Challenge and James Randi's beard

February 1st - via:
The multitalented Tim Minchin appears in AN HONEST LIAR to discuss James Randi's influence on him, and his love for James' beard... We still have 13 days to hit our second goal, so please continue to share our page with your communities and... (Read More)

We hit our first goal! THANK YOU!

January 30th - via:
We reached our first goal of $148,000!We never dreamed we could reach our first goal halfway through our campaign!  Thank you to all of our backers for your support and spreading the word!  We're so excited to bring the film to life for you! You... (Read More)

ALMOST THERE, indieWIRE's Project of the Month, and New STRETCH goal!

January 29th - via:
Thank you to everyone that voted over the weekend and made us indieWIRE's Project of the Week!  Directors Tyler and Justin will receive a digital distribution consultation from SnagFilms and the film is now up for Project of the Month.  We have... (Read More)

We're almost there! Only $25K+ to go! Plus Randi has something to share...

January 25th - via:
Thank you so much to everyone that has supported the project so far!  You will help us achieve our goal faster than we ever dreamed! $148,000 is the minimum we need to proceed, but more than that would help us to go further in completing the... (Read More)

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