Thursday, April 12, 2012
"Leonard - The Story of Salvation Mountain and Leonard Knight" Documentary
Christian Movies Examiner
Forty years ago, a troubled drifter came to believe he was called to tell the world, “God is love” and created the colorful desert artwork known as Salvation Mountain in his quest. Documentarian, Patrick Rea, who has been chronicling the life of the folk artist, Leonard Knight, since 2007, began a Kickstarter funding campaign for his documentary film “Leonard” on April 5, 2012.
It was just as the world’s most famous hobo “went viral” as a result of his cameo in the film, “Into the Wild" that Rea was captivated by Knight’s story. After capturing nearly 50 hours of footage over the past four and half years, Rea is seeking the funds to finish his film through the now infamous crowdfunding site, Kickstarter.com which has selected Rea’s film “Leonard - The Story of Salvation Mountain and Leonard Knight” for a 40 day internet funding campaign.
Continue reading on Examiner.com Patrick Rea launches Kickstarter campaign for documentary film 'Leonard' - National Christian Movies