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Ace in the Hole: Death of a Junkyard

A project in San Francisco, CA by Yasmin Mawaz-Khan

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A documentary about Bill Kennedy, the magical fairy of Ace Junkyard, who helped SF's collaborative art community achieve their dreams.
Backers: 609
Average Pledge Per Backer: $101

Funded: $61,220 of $60,000
Dates: Oct 6th -> Nov 5th (31 days)
Project By: Yasmin Mawaz-Khan
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November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We couldn't have done it without each and every one of you!!!! Thank you so much!!!! I love you!!!! Yay!!! Now let's make this film!!!!  (Read More)

ONLY $8k to go!!!

November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We can do this! Have you asked one person to donate $20 RIGHT NOW??? We can make it happen! You are my champions! Thank you! Yasi xoxoxo  (Read More)


November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
LAST CALL for REAL you have until 3p PST TODAY NOV. 5OK everyone I am typing as fast as I can to make the most of the time here! We have new rewards: $150 **NEW** MOUSETRAP — Lifesize game of Mousetrap VIP Experience! Join us at one of these... (Read More)

Today is the LAST DAY to pledge and share to MAKE THIS MOVIE!!

November 4th - via: kickstarter.com
I know all of you in the U.S. are voting today! Thank you for being a civic minded citizen and exercising your right to vote. It's very important. It's also very important for this story to be told. We now have a mere 27 hours to make this thing... (Read More)

Live on the Radio TONIGHT Nov. 3, 2014 at 9pm PST

November 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Join Bill Kennedy and Yasi live and in-person tonight on the radio. John Hell of A Season in Hell radio show on Radio Valencia is interviewing us tonight at 9pm PST. You can listen in here: http://radiovalencia.fm/ And you can call in with all your... (Read More)

62 HOURS TO GO!!! How are YOU gonna help us succeed?

November 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
This is it! We are now counting down the hours until 3pm November 5th! So how are you going to help us succeed? If you follow my suggestions, we can most likely succeed...and once again those are: 1) Share the Kickstarter link everyday, two or three... (Read More)

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November 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)


November 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Folks! Thank you all so much for all your continued support with this campaign! It's been quite a ride! We have FOUR DAYS TO GO!! That might not seem like a lot, but the whole campaign can turn over in the last few days - guaranteed.Consider... (Read More)

:::::: Exclusive Update 4 Backers :::::: THIS IS IT!!! Only 4 days to go!!!

October 30th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Exclusive Reward ONLY for weekend of October 25, 2014

October 24th - via: kickstarter.com
This weekend ONLY, for anyone pledging $250 and above you get the STEAMRIDER reward — A personalized ride in Kristie's Flyer, an antique Steam Car made from junk from Ace Auto. Kristie's Flyer was originally made as a runabout to the Neverwas... (Read More)

**NEW** Rewards OFFERED!

October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Brand spanking NEW rewards for our BACKERS! We have SOLD OUT of our OBTAINER and COLLECTOR levels of rewards!! But fear not, we have many more to come... For a $50 pledge we offer the REVOLUTIONARY level — A copy of Polly Superstar's NEW HOT... (Read More)

Woweeeee!! We have passed $10,000!!!

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone!!   My birthday wish has come true all because of you, you and you!!  As of last night we successfully passed our $10,000 goal!! We are currently at $12,907 as of 4:19 pm San Francisco time. Thank you all so so so so so much for... (Read More)

Work-in-Progress Screening and Party!

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Join us for a night of FUN & MOVIES from the Junkyard!We are hosting a screening at "The Swearhouse" aka the Cyclecide Warehouse on Thursday October 23rd, 2014. Clown Patrol Find more information... (Read More)

Woweee!!! We are at $4678

October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Folks this has been an incredible start to the campaign! Thank you to ALL the awesome folks that have donated thus far! We are well on our way! If we keep this progress up we will make our goal of $60k in no time!! Keep up to date with the latest... (Read More)

“Ace In The Hole” Documentary Being Made About Ace Junkyard

July 6th - via: laughingsquid.com
Many of you may be familiar with Ace Junkyard from the pages of this blog. Or perhaps, you know of Ace Junkyard because you arrived one afternoon to help with an event such as the Power Tool Drag Races or Cyclecide Bike Rodeo and ended up waking up several days later, filthy, sunstruck, head stinging with whiskey aftermath, and covered in unidentifiable petroleum substances and clown makeup. (Read More)

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