Image via: "The Internet’s Own Boy" campaign

Zach Braff Kicks It Forward, Backs Aaron Swartz Doc

on Wednesday, May. 1st

:)Many thanks, very generous

com/knappB/status/329450311741743104″>May 1, 2013

That tweet is from Brian Knappenberger, director of the hacktivist documentary We Are Legion

Knappenberger is currently running a Kickstarter campaign for a

kickstarter

com/projects/26788492/aaron-swartz-documentary-the-internets-own-boy-0’>The Internet's Own Boy was substantial

We peek at the numbers, after the jump

Knappenberger called Braff's pledge "huge" and a quick look at the project's Kicktraq shows that the project gained just 32 backers yesterday… and $10,971 dollars

If you check out

com/zachbraff’>at least not on Twitter

Braff's private choice to use his own money to back another film echoes the movement we saw in the video game vertical of Kickstarter last year

Game developer inXile, after having experienced an overwhelming response to their Wasteland 2 project, started a campaign they called " • Tilapia Film • Of Note Magazine • Discolorations • Youth Speaks • Jonathan Poritsky • Lucas McNelly • Angry Asian Man • Mike Belleme • Black Folk Don't • Vocalo Son of Baldwin • Radio Pocho

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