Veil of Ruin

Socialism: An American Story (post-production)

A project in Oakland, CA by Bhaskar, Yael & Morgan

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What do we talk about when we talk about socialism in America? A documentary film.
Backers: 1453
Average Pledge Per Backer: $122

Funded: $177,333 of $175,000
Dates: Apr 28th -> May 29th (31 days)
Project By: Bhaskar, Yael & Morgan
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Latest News

But what is socialism?

May 27th - via:
In honor of having over 1,200 amazing supporters, we’re releasing a sneak-peek at some of our interviews, where experts and activists answer the ever-elusive question, “What is socialism?” Our campaign ends tomorrow. Share this video someone... (Read More)

3 days left!!!

May 25th - via:
Dear backers, The end is (almost) in sight. If each of you gets a single friend to donate, our movie will be out and on the road by primary season. If we don’t make our goal by Tuesday, May 28, thousands of viewers following our national politics... (Read More)

We're heating up

May 23rd - via:
We’ve had a busy week of filming and screening. We interviewed Naomi Klein and Kate Aronoff about capitalism and climate change. We also talked with screenwriter James Schamus about the myth of the lone cowboy. Today, we’re talking to historian... (Read More)

Hitting the home stretch

May 21st - via:
Dear film buffs, activists, people who are pissed off and ready for a change, We are hitting the home stretch. There are 7 days left in our campaign, and we have $72,000 to go. We really need your help. Please spread the word about our project. Any... (Read More)

800 backers by Monday and EVERYONE gets a historical Eugene Debs button!

May 17th - via:
We only have 11 more days to reach our goal and we need your help to get there! Remember, with Kickstarter it's all or nothing, so if we don't make our goal, we can't finish this movie.  Please help us get past the finish line! Tell your friends,... (Read More)

Preview screening on the East Coast

May 14th - via:
Our screening in Oakland was a giant success! We showed a few scenes last Sunday to a standing-room only theater! We had a panel afterwards with Director/Producer Yael Bridge, Jacobin’s Bhaskar Sunkara and Meagan Day, and Vilma Serrano, a teacher... (Read More)

Sneak screening in NYC + Q&A with team, Bhaskar Sunkara, Virgil Texas

May 10th - via:
Dear socialism movie socialites, We'll be showing a sneak preview of some footage in NYC and would love to see you there! What: A preview of 15 minutes from the film, and Q&A with Director Yael Bridge, Producer Morgan Spector, and Jacobin's... (Read More)

An exciting weekend and upcoming events

May 7th - via:
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10% on day 1!

April 30th - via:
We raised over 10% on our first day!! Thank you so much to our early backers for getting us this far! There is a long way still to go. We really need your help to keep the momentum going. If you know anyone else who wants to help demystify socialism... (Read More)

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