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A fiction feature inspired by James Dean about a teenage rebel who comes of age into a headscarf and a motorcycle.
A fiction feature inspired by James Dean about a teenage rebel who comes of age into a headscarf and a motorcycle.
615 backers pledged $101,665 to help bring this project to life.
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    Welcome to Team Marjoun! We thank you on social media and you also join our mailing list, so you're up to date with MARJOUN's journey. (You can also choose to be anonymous.)

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    MARJOUN postcard thanking you, signed by director Susan Youssef. You also join our mailing list, so you're up to date with MARJOUN's journey.

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    Become a Partner. Receive a Partner credit on our website. (You can also choose to be anonymous.) Join our mailing list and be a part of the conversation. We also send a MARJOUN postcard thanking you, signed by director Susan Youssef.

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    A streaming link to our first feature film HABIBI, winner of 'Best Film,' FIPRESCI prize, Best Actress, and Best Editor at the Dubai International Film Festival, as well as many other awards around the world. Also, receive a Partner credit on our website, and be added to our mailing list. (You can also choose to be anonymous.) Additionally, you'll get a MARJOUN postcard thanking you, signed by director Susan Youssef.

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    GET 'MARJOUN.' We email you as soon as we can, a streaming link to the completed film. (This will happen after our festival premieres!) Plus, a streaming link to our first feature film HABIBI, winner of 'Best Film,' FIPRESCI prize, Best Actress, and Best Editor at the Dubai International Film Festival, as well as many other awards around the world. Also, receive a Partner credit on our website, and be added to our mailing list. (You can also choose to be anonymous.) Additionally, you'll get a MARJOUN postcard thanking you, signed by director Susan Youssef.

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    Original 'Marjoun' art print by Tzenko Stoyanov. This is the drawing of 'Marjoun' on her motorcycle as featured in our campaign video, by the exceptional illustrator based in Stockholm. A streaming link to our film HABIBI, winner of 'Best Film,' FIPRESCI prize, Best Editor, and Best Actress at the Dubai International Film Festival, as well as many other awards around the world. Additionally, you'll get a MARJOUN postcard thanking you, signed by the director.

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    Your choice of HABIBI official release movie poster, or limited edition print by world renown artist specializing in Arabic calligraphy, Reza Abedini. Plus, a streaming link to our film HABIBI, winner of 'Best Film,' FIPRESCI prize, Best Editor, and Best Actress at the Dubai International Film Festival, as well as many other awards around the world. Receive a Partner credit on our website, and be added to our mailing list. (You can also choose to be anonymous.)

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    MARJOUN DVD. The finished film on DVD will be released to you, for personal use, after the festival release of our film. Plus, a streaming link to our film HABIBI, winner of 'Best Film,' FIPRESCI prize, Best Editor, and Best Actress at the Dubai International Film Festival, as well as many other awards around the world. Receive a Partner credit on our website, and be added to our mailing list. (You can also choose to be anonymous.) MARJOUN postcard thanking you, with a personal message from the director.

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    Inspired by our film, a silk linen scarf designed exclusively for our project by our partner Faissal El-Malak. This scarf is available to our donors only. Faissal's work has been worn by fashion icons like Lebanese pop star Yasmine Hamdan. The scarf is 70 cm by 200 cm (28 x 79 inches) and hand-crafted in Dubai. Plus, a streaming link to our film HABIBI. Receive a Partner credit on our website, and be added to our mailing list. (You can also choose to be anonymous.) MARJOUN postcard thanking you, with a personal message from the director.

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    MARJOUN DVD & Scarf. The finished film on DVD will be released to you, for personal use, after the festival release of our film. Silk linen scarf designed exclusively for our project by our partner Faissal El-Malak. This scarf is available to our donors only. Faissal's work has been worn by fashion icons like Lebanese pop star Yasmine Hamdan. The scarf is 70 x 200 cm (28 x 79 inches) and hand-crafted in Dubai. Plus, a streaming link to our film HABIBI. Receive a Partner credit on our website, and be added to our mailing list. (You can also choose to be anonymous.) We ship the scarf by December 2015, and then the DVD upon its release. MARJOUN postcard thanking you, with a personal message from the director.

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    Two tickets to the regional "Marjoun" film premiere in your area. Meet the attending director, cast, and crew in person plus receive a signed DVD. (Transportation not provided.) Silk linen scarf designed exclusively for our project by our partner Faissal El-Malak. Plus, a streaming link to our film HABIBI. Receive a Partner credit on our website, and be added to our mailing list. (You can also choose to be anonymous.) MARJOUN postcard thanking you, signed by the director.

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    THANK YOU credit on the official completed MARJOUN AND THE FLYING HEADSCARF, including the theatrical version which will play on the big screen! Two tickets to the regional "Marjoun" film premiere in your area. Meet the attending director, cast, and crew in person plus receive a signed DVD. (Transportation not provided.) Silk linen scarf designed exclusively for our project by our partner Faissal El-Malak. Plus, a streaming link to our film HABIBI. Receive a Partner credit on our website, and be added to our mailing list. (You can also choose to be anonymous.) The scarf will be delivered by December 2015. MARJOUN postcard thanking you, signed by the director.

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    One of a kind drawing that will appear in the film will be yours, by Stockholm-based illustrator Tzenko Stoyanov. After production is wrapped, a piece from the film will be yours. This will be a surprise piece of art, so as not to create any spoilers! THANK YOU credit on the official completed MARJOUN AND THE FLYING HEADSCARF, including the US theatrical version which will play on the big screen! Plus a DVD of the completed film, upon the festival release of the film. Inspired by our film, silk linen scarf designed exclusively for our project by our partner Faissal El-Malak. Plus, a streaming link to our film HABIBI. Receive a Partner credit on our website, and be added to our mailing list. MARJOUN postcard thanking you, signed by the director.

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    A role in our film. Susan will write in a speaking part for you. We also provide 1 hotel night equivalent with cast & crew standards, and on set catering. This is an acting role guaranteed for one scene. (Travel to shooting location in the U.S. not provided.) Two tickets to the regional "Marjoun" film premiere in your area. Meet the attending director, cast, and crew in person plus receive a signed DVD. (Transportation not provided.) Original 'Marjoun' printed illustration by Tzenko Stoyanov, approximately 18.39 x 16.68 cm (7.24 × 6.56 inches). This is the drawing of 'Marjoun' on her motorcycle as featured in our campaign video, by the exceptional illustrator based in Stockholm. Inspired by our film, silk linen scarf designed exclusively for our project by our partner Faissal El-Malak. Plus, a streaming link to our film HABIBI. Receive a Partner credit on our website, and be added to our mailing list. Postcard thanking you, by the director.

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    Executive Producer credit in the film, IMDB, and in related materials. Two tickets to the regional "Marjoun" film premiere in your area. Meet the attending director, cast, and crew in person plus receive a signed DVD. (Transportation not provided.) Original 'Marjoun' printed illustration by Tzenko Stoyanov. Receive a Partner credit on our website, and be added to our mailing list. Postcard thanking you, by the director.

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    Dark wood Tasbeeh Bracelet from our partner 5ive Pillars. Receive a Partner credit on our website, and be added to our mailing list. (You can also choose to be anonymous.) A streaming link to our film HABIBI, winner of 'Best Film,' FIPRESCI prize, Best Editor, and Best Actress at the Dubai International Film Festival, as well as many other awards around the world. Additionally, you'll get a MARJOUN postcard thanking you, signed by the director.

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    'Love' in Arabic calligraphy stitched in white onto a red beanie, from our partner 5ivePillars. A streaming link to our film HABIBI, winner of 'Best Film,' FIPRESCI prize, Best Editor, Best Actress at the Dubai International Film Festival, as well as many other awards around the world. Receive a Partner credit on our website, and be added to our mailing list. (You can also choose to be anonymous.) MARJOUN postcard thanking you, signed by the director.

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    Academy Award nominated writer/director Shari Springer Berman will read your feature screenplay and provide personalized notes. Plus, receive a Partner credit on our website, and be added to our mailing list. (You can also choose to be anonymous.) MARJOUN postcard thanking you, signed by director Susan Youssef.

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