All Illusions Must Be Broken

A project in Chattanooga, TN by Laura Dunn

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A cinematic contemporization of the ideas of Dr. Ernest Becker, whose book THE DENIAL OF DEATH won the Pulitzer Prize in 1974.
Backers: 320
Average Pledge Per Backer: $153

Funded: $49,007 of $40,000
Dates: Dec 5th -> Jan 10th (37 days)
Project By: Laura Dunn
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Latest News

Adventures in Archival Research & Sound - Part 2

January 8th - via:
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Thanks to you, our Kickstarter has funded!

January 8th - via:
We wanted to share with everyone that with nearly 300 pledges, the Kickstarter crossed the $40,000 mark.  Thank you!  Whether $1 or $10,000, a continuous stream of backer contributions moved the ball forward to the goal line. Some of you are... (Read More)

Big News: Variety features ILLUSIONS, and we're $2500 away from funding!

January 5th - via:
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Adventures in Archival Research & Sound Part 1

January 4th - via:
ALL ILLUSIONS MUST BE BROKEN is our third feature film.  In LOOK & SEE: A PORTRAIT OF WENDELL BERRY, our subject granted us audio-only interviews.  He did not want to be filmed.  Fortunately for us, his long-time friend, James Baker Hall,... (Read More)

Who is Ernest Becker?

December 29th - via:
Who is Ernest Becker?  He is only one of the biggest influencers that you've never heard of.  Becker is the rare thinker whose ideas have transformed the lives of figures from across the ideological and political spectrum.  To give a small sense... (Read More)

Our Campaign has crossed 50% & The NYTimes Features Becker

December 28th - via:
Dear Friends, We crossed the 50% mark on our Kickstarter over the Christmas holidays. Thank you to the over 200 people who have backed our film so far! As a remarkable coincidence, The New York Times has just published a new feature looking back... (Read More)

Our Original Announcement (and launch video)

December 18th - via:
[NOTE: By popular request, here is our original Kickstarter post for those who missed it. ]   Introducing a new Film We are very excited to announce our first film since 2017.  ALL ILLUSIONS MUST BE BROKEN is a new documentary that explores some... (Read More)


December 18th - via:
Design has always been a priority in our films.  With this post, we thought we'd share how we approach it. THE UNFORESEEN THE UNFORESEEN centers on a Texas real estate developer whose ambitious plans ultimately lead to a personal Waterloo.  We had... (Read More)

Thank you! We're off to a great start!

December 15th - via:
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