I became Associate Producer on the documentary film Leave Them Laughing last spring and since then have been part of an extraordinary team of folks who are devoting their time, energy and talents to keeping Carla Zilbersmiths amazing spirit alive in a way that only film can. Imagine someone with Lou Gehrigs disease telling a large audience of folks for the first time that...
ALS is a deadly and incurable disease, so global warming is your problem bitches
Yep. That was... and is Carla. We have been winning major awards in Canada and the US at film festivals because Carla is hilarious and courageous in the face of what many of us would run from screaming.
You have probably seen posts on Facebook and elsewhere about the film for a few weeks; now I'm asking you once more for a HUGE FAVOR and I am more than aware it is asking something really big of you. We have 20 something days left on Kickstarter to get the 35 grand funded that we desperately need for sound and color post production costs. We simply have run out of money, so we enlisted the help of Kickstarter because we need crowd funding. And most importantly, we need to GO VIRAL if this is going to work.
So PLEASE... can you take a moment to write all your Facebook and other online friends to ask them to each donate 10 dollars? That's all... just 10 dollars... because if we can go viral, 10 dollars each is all it will take to raise this money. And while you are it, visit the link below and donate $10 yourself.
With your help, we can make sure the world really does know the genius that was Carla Zilbersmith for a very long time.
Watch the YouTube video Carla made for her funeral:
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