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Knowledge Report Film - GoFundMe for Mark Bunker

Discussion in 'Movies, Plays, and Documentaries about Scientology' started by Free to shine, Nov 2, 2015.

  1. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    This just came up on Facebook:

    https://www.gofundme.com/828upves

     
  2. Victoria

    Victoria Patron Meritorious

    I'm glad he's finally given a date.
    I think Mark wants this to be the most epic film ever done about $cientology.
    The one that fills in all the blanks and answers the questions generated by the others.
     
  3. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    I think it will be epic, at least the previews suggest that. I hope the money is raised for him!
     
  4. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    Only $150 raised so far, I hope more people see this.
     
  5. Anonycat

    Anonycat Crusader

    I have no idea, but 17 years in the making is a really long time. It could be that support has dropped off.
     
  6. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    He hasn't been making the film that long, though it is a few years now.
     
  7. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    Tony Ortega is taking up the cause to get Mark funding.

    Hey, Mark Bunker, what’s taking that film of yours — ‘Knowledge Report’ — so long?

    http://tonyortega.org/2015/11/04/ma...of-yours-knowledge-report-so-long/#more-26482
     
  8. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    From above link.

     
  9. Ogsonofgroo

    Ogsonofgroo Crusader

    I am one of the few @ WWP that still has faith in Mark's efforts, despite all the people who deride him for taking so long etc. etc.. I really think that many folk aren't aware of the efforts and time involved in doing such a big project, basically by himself with very little resources, and having all the usual stuff (bills, rent etc.) to deal with.
    On top of that, bigger and better financed projects are being done and completed, like Going Clear for example, along with the latest 'tell-all' stories (Leah Remi). I think this has put Mark in a diffiCULT place, to keep originality and humour in tact, not be too repetitive, and shine light from a different take, to keep it relevant, informative, and interesting.
    It is potentially inoculation at its very best imho.

    Unfortunately, I think that such a long project tends to take a few hits when so many others are out there expressing their thoughts and experiences as well, but, given the amount of raw data Mark has, it may take a bit of extra editing and shuffling around, but I haz faith that eventually he will succeed. It is to me at least, a monumental effort, and for all the right reasons.

    Just my wee Oggy thoughts on this matter du-jour, I go now...

    :cheers: All!
     
  10. Anonycat

    Anonycat Crusader

    That's what he said on his fundie page, so I thought it was true.

     
  11. Ogsonofgroo

    Ogsonofgroo Crusader

    I too, think it is true.

    :cheers: ACat!

    Join me for some :drama: & :beer:


    :)
     
  12. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP


    What is true (and what he actually said on the fundie page) was that he's been shooting video involving Scientology since the late 90's. He never indicated that he'd been working on the full-length documentary project for that long.

    He began working on Knowledge Report back in 2010. Still a long time, but based upon the raw footage I've seen, I'm confident it will be more than worth waiting for, and will have a huge impact.

    For anyone who hasn't seen the video snippets from some of his interviews you can see about 35 of them over here, and they're worth watching:
    http://www.knowledgereport-themovie.com/category/interviews/
     
  13. tetloj

    tetloj Silver Meritorious Patron

    What Mark has over others is the access to people over a period of time (time in which they've been able to further reflect) and the access to key people through the Lisa McPherson Trust days.

    I'm happy to be able to contribute this time - I haven't always been in a position to do so.

    The Jason Beghe video was a big part of my joining the internet armchair league of Scientology critics...a real WTF is this? moment...
     
  14. HelluvaHoax!

    HelluvaHoax! Platinum Meritorious Sponsor with bells on

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    "KNOWLEDGE REPORT" is a fantastic project to contribute to!

    I have absolute faith in Mark Bunker's brilliant skills to pull off a wildly entertaining and devastatingly insightful expose on the secretive sociopathic world of Scientology.

    This film will make planetary clearing (of Scientology) a reality. lol

    Love and all good things to WiseBeardMan!
     
  15. Gib

    Gib Crusader

    as far as I'm concerned, Jason Beghe two hour interview is the Knowledge Report.

    Show me a muther fuckin clear?

    It's no more complicated than that.
     
  16. DoneDeal

    DoneDeal Patron Meritorious

    I certainly appreciate his efforts over these many many years.

    That video he did with Beghe....man, that was the one that told me I wasn't alone in my little world of thinking that scn is bullshit.

    Rock on Mr. Bunker and your work. Thank you.
     
  17. Anonycat

    Anonycat Crusader

    His words are wise and his face is beard. We also know that he is probably the one person who has amassed the largest archive of footage (that is relevant to our interest) of any one person. Plus, he's very personable in front of a camera. Do it, Beardman.
     
  18. HelluvaHoax!

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    Yayyyy!

    Minor edit:

    His words are wise, his face is beard, his case is unhandleable. (thank god!)
     
  19. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    I just checked and it's up to $1665.00, that's good. The extra publicity helps and reminds people of who Wise Beard Man is and the wonderful things he has already done. Can't wait for the film, go Mark!
     
  20. i'mglib

    i'mglib Patron with Honors

    I think the people who support Mark are shouted down--at least that's my take. It seems like there are a lot of upvotes for supporters and downvotes for haters, except for the really vocal ones who probably support each other. Also, WWP has an interesting upvote and downvote algorithm that causes a snowball effect, imo, if a post starts getting love/hate in one direction or the other. I get that they want to keep people from making accounts just to downvote, but the algorithm has caused a weird effect.

    Also, I agree that Mark has a ton of data to draw from. I hope he includes some of the really bizarre bullbaiting footage he has compiled from way back. Not sure if he can do that without the subjects complaining though.