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Gay filmmaker offering dinner and nude pics to fund his feature

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Lithuanian filmmaker Romas Zabarauskas is taking his crowdfunding game to the next level by offering signed nude pics of himself to select backers along with a cosy dinner.

The gay filmmaker is raising funds to shoot his feature called ‘You can’t Escape Lithuania’ which tells the story of a fictionalized version of himself helping an actress flee the country after she kills her mother. The story will also include “his hot Mexican boyfriend Carlos along for the ride.”

The film production has so far raised over $8000 with 23 backers guaranteed to get their delivery of his nude pic that also includes 2 tattoo stickers and a postcard.

Check out the campaign video below to find out more on the project.

Zabarauskas has previously directed a 30-minute short and a feature length film called ‘We Will Riot‘ that raised over $10,000 back in 2013 through crowdfunding, allowing the filmmaker to shoot scenes of his movie in New York.

With just 19 days to go, the filmmaker hopes to cross the $20,000 funding goal which would allow him to get the feature production underway. The project is also backed by the Mix NYC Queer Film Festival that has pledged to offer tax deductions for backers.

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