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Filmed on location in Afghanistan, a stirring coming of age drama that offers an intimate look at another side of this war-torn country
153 backers pledged $27,410 to help bring this project to life.
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    Special thanks on our website, our eternal gratitude...

    PLUS a DVD of the film signed by director. You'll also get a behind the scenes photo signed by the cast.

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    All of the above - special thanks on website, eternal gratitude, signed DVD of film, signed photo...

    PLUS a special limited edition, signed print from David Gill, the award winning photographer who took the behind the scenes photos.

    You'll also receive a pakoul, the signature hat worn by Ahmed Shah Massoud, Afghanistan's national hero, as he waged war against the soviets. Check out the photo below to see Sam styling it during the shoot.

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    All of the above - special thanks on website, eternal gratitude, signed DVD, signed photo, print, pakoul...

    PLUS, as a special bonus, you'll also receive a behind the scenes documentary about the making of Buzkashi Boys. Share the trials and triumphs of shooting on location, in the winter, in a warzone.

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    Pledge US$ 250 or more About US$ 250

    All of the above -- special thanks on website, eternal gratitude, signed DVD, signed photo, print, pakoul, behind the scenes documentary...

    PLUS your name on the "Special Thanks" credits in the film.

    You'll also receive two exclusive signed DVDs -- Sam French's award winning film, "Over the Line," and a hand-picked selection of films from David Gill's "Kabul at Work."

    Check it out here: www.kabulatwork.tv

    That's a total of FOUR DVDs!

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    Pledge US$ 500 or more About US$ 500

    All of the above -- special thanks on website, eternal gratitude, signed DVD, signed photo, print, pakoul, behind the scenes documentary, special thanks on film, DVDs of "Over the Line" and "Kabul at Work..."

    PLUS two tickets to the London, New York, or Los Angeles Premiere and after party.

    You'll also get a one of a kind authentic buzkashi whip, made by hand in Afghanistan. This is a true collector's item!

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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    All of the above -- special thanks on website, eternal gratitude, signed DVD, signed photo, print, pakoul, behind the scenes documentary, special thanks on film, DVDs of "Over the Line" and "Kabul at Work," tickets to premiere, buzkashi whip...

    PLUS, a special limited edition poster signed by the director, producer, and cast.

    You'll also receive an "I am a Buzkashi Boy" hooded sweatshirt.

    We're not done! As a special bonus, you will also be sent a DVD compilation of a few of the films from our Afghan trainees, AND a copy of associate producer Leslie Knott's award winning film, "Out of the Ashes," about the rise of the Afghan cricket team.

    For more information on "Out of the Ashes," please go here: http://www.outoftheashes.tv/

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    Pledge US$ 2,500 or more About US$ 2,500

    All of the above -- special thanks on website, eternal gratitude, signed DVD, signed photo, print, pakoul, behind the scenes documentary, special thanks on film, DVDs of "Over the Line" and "Kabul at Work," tickets to premiere, buzkashi whip, DVD compilation, signed limited edition poster, sweatshirt, DVD compilation of Afghan films, "Out of the Ashes..."

    (wow, that's a lot!)

    PLUS, we will fly you and a companion (from Dubai) to attend a screening of Buzkashi Boys in Kabul! You will be treated to an exclusive dinner with the director and producer, and see Afghanistan first hand. Trust me, you don't want to miss out on this one.

    Travel to Afghanistan subject to current security situation.

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    Pledge US$ 10,000 About US$ 10,000

    All of the above -- special thanks on website, eternal gratitude, signed DVD, signed photo, print, pakoul, behind the scenes documentary, special thanks on film, DVDs of "Over the Line" and "Kabul at Work," tickets to premiere, buzkashi whip, DVD compilation, signed limited edition poster, sweatshirt, DVD compilation, "Out of the Ashes, screening in Kabul, dinner with director...

    PLUS, we will arrange for you to see a Buzkashi event in person. In addition, we will arrange travel to Bamyan in the North, where you will visit the fabled Buddhas bombed by the Taliban, and the legendary lakes of Band-e-Amir, nestled in stunning mountain scenery. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

    Travel to Afghanistan is subject to current security situation.

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