Minding Shadows - Documentary Feature Film

A project in San Diego, CA by So Fare Films

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A gripping story about a Rwandan genocide survivor who navigates the aftermath of trauma to become a world-class teacher of peace.
Backers: 230
Average Pledge Per Backer: $142

Funded: $32,663 of $30,000
Dates: Jun 3rd -> Jul 6th (33 days)
Project By: So Fare Films
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Latest News

WE DID IT! We got to the 108% funded mark!

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
WE STILL CANNOT BELIEVE IT! We did it!!! We raised 108% of our goal with 2 whole days of campaign left!!!!!  This was only possible because of YOU, our amazing backers, friends and family ❤️ THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ALL THE LOVE, HELP AND... (Read More)

$373 to GOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Good morning everybody!!!!! We are so happy and grateful and overwhelmed to welcome an overnight surge in our campaign! We woke up to $373 left to GOOOOOOOOOOOOO until we hit our $30K all-or-nothing goal!!!!!!! Please excuse the preponderance of... (Read More)

We are 88% to our goal! With our eye on the prize!

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
To our dear supporters of the Minding Shadows crowdfunding campaign, We want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the huge wave of support for the completion of our lovely film about genocide, martial arts, mindfulness, and transformation!... (Read More)

Tomorrow: Online Guided Meditation Event!

June 28th - via: kickstarter.com
What a great way to start the weekend! We have just reached the 83% funded mark! Dear friends, as we approach our final week, we would like to THANK YOU once again for all the support and trust! We are excited to see you all tomorrow at our Online... (Read More)

Get to know Sangha: this Saturday - online!

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
As we approach the final weeks of our campaign, we would like to take a special moment to CELEBRATE and THANK all our backers and supporters! With that in mind, this Saturday, June 29th, we will be hosting an Online Guided Meditation Event, with... (Read More)

78% and getting ready to meditate together this Saturday!!!

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear all,  Thank you again so very much for your backing of our crowdfunding campaign for Minding Shadows. We have arrived at 78% of our goal, attracting a stunning $23,267 in pledges from YOU FOLKS, our wonderful backers! It is so beautiful to see... (Read More)

Final Moments to join our Raffle!

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Week 3 has been truly incredible! We have reached the 75% mark and, to celebrate, we are hosting a special meditation Raffle! This Sunday, June 23rd, 2 backers will be randomly drawn to receive some very special mindfulness and meditation prizes! ... (Read More)

75% funded, 25% to go!

June 19th - via: kickstarter.com
What a great achievement! We have now reached 75% of our goal!! A big THANK YOU to all our backers for this AMAZING achievement. To thank all of you, next Saturday (June 29th) we will be hosting a special guided meditation leaded by Sangha himself!... (Read More)

WOOT! A strong start to Week 3!!!!

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
This MINDING SHADOWS crowdfunding campaign update is a love letter from the SO FARE FILMS team!!! We achieved last week's goal of attracting 77 new pledges and unlocked a $7,000 matching contribution that will push our campaign to the next level!... (Read More)

Seeking ten more audience members to buy $7 advance tickets to MINDING SHADOWS! <3

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
A big THANK YOU and WELCOME to all the 67 new backers who have joined us for our special matching week. We are now missing ONLY 10 pledges of at least $7 to UNLOCK a contribution of $7,000!!! We are so close, and we KNOW that with YOUR HELP we can... (Read More)

Week 2...we need 36 backers until 7,000 smackers!

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear friends,  We send a hearty and happy high-five to everyone who has kicked some coins into our wishing well! We are so uplifted by the groundswell of support! We also have our EYES ON THE PRIZE of 36 new pledges of at least $7 each by Sunday... (Read More)

Week 2: Drink to match the cause!

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We would like to THANK YOU for allowing us to have such a successful first week! We have now reached 34% of our goal, totaling $10,259.  It is now week 2, and we are entering our Matching Week Challenge!  We have a generous donor willing to donate... (Read More)

Finally Live And Psyched! From Jenn Lindsay - Director

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
As we approach the end of our first week, I'm psyched, nervous, anxious, and thrilled to finally be here!  I want to thank each of you from the bottom of my heart for your donations of any size. After all these years of taking a leap of faith that... (Read More)

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