Polina Malikin, director of RIDE, sits in her studio

October 1, 2011 | 7:08 p.m. CDT
Polina Malikin sits in her studio at her house on Wednesday morning. Malikin is currently working on a short fiction film called "RIDE" for which she raised money by using Kickstarter, a website that provides artists with a platform for raising funds for projects.

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