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Two closeted Muslim teens have their Friday afternoon ruined by FBI surveillance. Support this story of secrecy, trust, and l-o-v-e.
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    WELCOME TO THE TEAM!

    We are so glad to have you. We would like to show our gratitude with a big THANK YOU on our website.

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    SERIOUSLY, THANKS!

    Receive a personal THANK YOU email from our director Jay Dockendorf, along with a movie rec picked for you, from his methodically updated Top 105 Films list.

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    DIGI DL! Receive a DIGITAL HD DOWNLOAD of the film when it is complete and hits film festivals. Plus, all the above!

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    TOTES! Grab a cool brownstone tote from our pals at PaperTigerBKLYN, personally graffitied/signed by our star actor Curtiss, who plays Maalik. For the environmentally conscious, each item is screen printed by hand using non-toxic water-based inks. Want to show even MORE love? We will throw in a GREAT button from Brooklyn’s own Bad Buttons, exclusively designed for the film. Plus, all the above! (Please add $6 for domestic shipping.)

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    KANINE ROMANTIC MERCH! Get GROOMS’ nostalgic “Prom," an album which captures the spirit of the NAZ + MAALIK, from Williamsburg's very own Kanine Records. On TOP of that, our director Jay will write his fave tracks on the album with a personalized note. Plus a Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website. (Please add $6 for domestic shipping.)

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    TOTES! Grab an awesome red I <3 BKLYN tote from our pals at PaperTigerBKLYN, personally graffitied/signed by our star actor Curtiss, who plays Maalik. For the environmentally conscious, each item is screen printed by hand using non-toxic water-based inks. Want to show even MORE love? We will throw in a GREAT button from Brooklyn’s own Bad Buttons, exclusively designed for the film. Plus, all the above! (Please add $6 for domestic shipping.)

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    KANINE DREAMY MERCH! Get DREAM DIARY’S pop-infused “You Are the Beat, an album which captures the spirit of the NAZ + MAALIK, from Williamsburg's very own Kanine Records. On TOP of that, our director Jay will write his fave tracks on the album with a personalized note. Plus a Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website. (Please add $6 for domestic shipping.)

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    KANINE SUPER MERCH: CHAIRLIFT EDITION! Cop CHAIRLIFT’S “Does You Inspire You," an album which captures the spirit of the NAZ + MAALIK, plus their gorgeous poster to accompany it from Williamsburg's very own Kanine Records. Mmmm DREAMY! On TOP of that, our director Jay will write his fave tracks on the album with a personalized note. Plus a Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website. (Please add $6 for domestic shipping.)

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    KANINE SUPER MERCH: ZAMBRI & XRAY EYEBALLS EDITION!

    Get ZAMBRI’S art-poppy “House of Baasa” & X-RAY EYEBALLS’ garage-rocking “Not Nothing,” albums which capture the spirit of the NAZ + MAALIK, from Williamsburg's very own Kanine Records. On TOP of that, our director Jay will write his fave tracks on each album with a personalized note. Plus a Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website. (Please add $6 for domestic shipping.)

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    EXCLUSIVE BED-STUY TEE!

    Our friends at Friends Collective make handmade, badass Brooklyn cotton tees representing every original township in the borough with its annexed date. Grab a BED-STUY TEE (circa 1930), personally graffitied/signed by our star actor Curtiss who plays Maalik, and rep our neighborhood with pride! Plus a Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website. (Please add $6 for domestic shipping.)

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    MINIMALIST BROOKLYN MAP!

    As Archie, the owner of Archie’s Press, says on his website: “Brooklyn, ‘nuff said.” This MINIMALIST MAP describes one of New York’s most intricate boroughs in its simplest terms. It will also includes a cool marking to show EXACTLY where the film was shot in Brooklyn! Plus, a Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website. (Please add $6 for domestic shipping.)

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    SPECIAL THANKS IN THE CREDITS & STILLS!

    See your name flashing across the BIG SCREEN in the sexiest font ever. On top of that, we will send you beautiful HI RES PRODUCTION STILLS, showcasing the beauty behind this story. Plus, a Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website.

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    POSTER CHILD!

    Get a rad 11X17 POSTER for the film exclusively designed by LA-based designer Colby Miers, who has collaborated with artist Jacob Kassay, Rolling Stone, and many others! Plus, a Special Thanks in the Credits, Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website! (Please add $6 for domestic shipping.)

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    TEA TIME!

    Grab tea with our director Jay and our film's potions dealer, Gias. Talk about movies, life, and whatever else your heart desires. Plus, a Special Thanks in the Credits, Poster, Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website! (Please add $6 for domestic shipping.)

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    GHOSTLY INTERNATIONAL DELUXE PACK! Grab Greenpoint-based Ghostly International’s STELLAR vinyl collection, which captures the spirit of NAZ & MAALIK. The pack includes: VA - SMM: "Opiate" Silkscreen (limited edition!!), which is an evocative exploration of the possibilities of sound; Shigeto’s beautiful and lush “No Better Time Than Now”; Beacon’s shimmering, R&B-infused “The Way Things Separate” (colored vinyl edition!!); and Gold Panda’s"Half of Where You Live" (X2!!). WOW, grab it NOW. On TOP of that, our director Jay will write his fave tracks on each record with a personalized note. Plus, a Special Thanks in the Credits, Poster, Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website! (Please add $10 for domestic shipping.)

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    FRENCHKISS LOVE PACKAGE! Since NAZ & MAALIK is all about spreading LOVE, what other than a FRENCHKISS LOVE package?! Snag all this merch while you can, including a Frenchkiss Records T-SHIRT; DEVIN'S passionate "Romancing," and band sticker; EX-MODELS' noisy “Zoo Psychology”; THE CROCODILES' “Crimes of Passion,” “Endless Flowers," and band sticker; THE DRUMS' “Portamento”; FREELANCE WHALES' “Diluvia,” “Weathervanes,” and band sticker; Turing Machine instrumental "Zwei"; and SUCKERS' insane “Wild Smile,” “Candy Salad,” and band sticker. Can you say HOLY HEARTHROB? On TOP of that, our director Jay will write his fave tracks on each album with a personalized note. Plus, a Special Thanks in the Credits, Poster, Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website! (Please add $10 for domestic shipping.)

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    SCREENING PARTY WITH NEW YORK FILMMAKERS! Like movies?? Wanna party?? We will host a SCREENING PARTY of the film in Brooklyn with a group of your friends and the filmmakers in attendance (snacks provided)! Feel free to ask questions about the film, or just hang out. Could it get any better?! Plus, a Special Thanks in the Credits, Poster, Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website! (Please add $6 for domestic shipping.)

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    PREMIERE!!!!! Bring YOURSELF and FIVE friends to the NEW YORK PREMIERE of the film! Then join us for a PRIVATE PARTY afterwards! AND get about a THOUSAND hugs. Plus, a Special Thanks in the Credits, Poster, Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website!

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER CRED! See your name as an ASSOCIATE PRODUCER among the filmmakers on the B-I-G SCREEN! On top of that, get SIX tickets to the NEW YORK PREMIERE of the film and come to the PRIVATE PARTY afterwards! AND get about 3,000 hugs (and kisses?). Plus, a Special Thanks in the Credits, Poster, Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website!

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CRED! See your name as an EXECUTIVE PRODUCER among the filmmakers on the B-I-G SCREEN! CREAM of the CROP! And, well, 8,000 hugs and kisses. On top of that, get SIX tickets to the NEW YORK PREMIERE of the film and come to the PRIVATE PARTY afterwards! Plus, a Special Thanks in the Credits, Poster, Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website!

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    PROPS POT! Feeling lucky? We'll give you a handful of PROPS pulled from a couple of our different sets. You can end up with anything: houseware, decorations, and even Beanie Babies (TM). Plus, a Special Thanks in the Credits, Poster, Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website! (Please add $10 for domestic shipping.)

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    JONESIN FOR THIS? Grab CANNONBALL ADDERLEY’S amazing vinyl Somethin’ Else from Blue Note 1962 press, a record which captures the spirit of the NAZ + MAALIK. It includes only the best of its class: Miles Davis on trumpet, Cannonball Adderley on alto sax, Hank Jones on piano, Sam Jones on bass & Art Blakey on drums! Jazz GENIUSES coming to you from Jones Music (of local spot Brooklyn Flea!). Want a buddy to listen to the music with? One of our producers will join YOU for a cup of coffee and listening session. Plus, a Special Thanks in the Credits, Poster, Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website! (Please add $6 for domestic shipping.)

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    FRENCHKISS LOVE PACKAGE! Since NAZ & MAALIK is all about spreading LOVE, what's better than a FRENCHKISS LOVE package?! Snag all this merch while you can, including Frenchkiss SWAG like guitar picks, stickers, and buttons; THE ANTLERS' gorgeous "Hospice,” “Burst Apart,” and “(together)”; THE HOLD STEADY'S "Separation Sunday" and "Almost Killed Me"; LES SAVY FAV'S incredible EP "Rome Upside Down" and the LPs “3/5,” “Let’s Stay Friends,” “The Cat and the Cobra," “Go Forth,” “Inches,” and “Root for Ruin." Can you say HOLY HEARTHROB? On TOP of that, our director Jay will write his fave tracks on each album with a personalized note. Plus, a Special Thanks in the Credits, Poster, Button, Digital Download of the film, Thank You email from the director & Thank You on the website! (Please add $10 for domestic shipping.)

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