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Suspended between life and death, a Mexican-American mother (of a 6 year old) explores her uncertainty and fear of death through dance.
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    NAMASTE (means "I bow to you").
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    PEP TWEET:
    Send us a custom 100 character gem about love, dance, cancer, survivorship or art and healing and we will tweet it out with your twitter handle from @foreignpuzzle.

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    INSCRIBE: Yes we are old school! We will SNAIL MAIL A HANDWRITTEN postcard featuring a still from the documentary Foreign Puzzle with a100 character gem to anyone you wish.

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    DIGITAL MOVIE TICKET: You will receive a private link to view the film on the day of its world premiere. And we will stream a Q&A with the filmmaker and protagonist. Now that is something, right? Plus a twitter shout out for your support from @foreignpuzzle and @realtalkies

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    HOPE CRANE: An origami crane is a symbol of hope and healing during challenging times. We will print your 100 character message and lovingly handfold an origami crane in white, red or pink and send it to anyone you choose. Help us send positive vibes and beautiful cranes to 1000 people. If you permit, the image of the crane and your message will be shared on @foreignpuzzle and Foreign Puzzle FB page (https://www.facebook.com/The.Foreign.Puzzle). Reward includes a DIGITAL MOVIE TICKET (delivery Oct 2015).

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    KEEPSAKE: You will get a DVD of the documentary Foreign Puzzle signed by director Chithra Jeyaram and protagonist Sharron Marroquin. Reward includes a PEP TWEET and INSCRIBE.

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    PUZZLED: You will get a 60 or 252 piece (10" X 14") jigsaw puzzle featuring cat Louie. He was rescued on Dali’s (Sharon son’s) 7th birthday.
    In the picture Dali’s hand comforts Louie just
    before the adoption. Enjoy putting it together again and again. Reward includes a DIGITAL MOVIE TICKET (delivery October 2015).

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    LEARN TO DANCE (AUSTIN, TEXAS ONLY): An introduction to modern dance group class with the film's protagonist Sharon Marroquin. Reward includes a DIGITAL MOVIE TICKET and PEP TWEET.

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    FAMILY PUZZLE: You will get a 70 or 500 piece (18" X 24") jigsaw puzzle featuring featuring
    Sharon and her son Dali from the documentary
    Foreign Puzzle. Enjoy putting it together with friends/family and build memories. Reward includes KEEPSAKE DVD (delivery October 2015) and PEP TWEET.

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    SOLO WITH SHARON (AUSTIN, TEXAS ONLY): Explore modern dance in an hour long private one on one dance lesson with the film's protagonist Sharon Marroquin. Reward includes KEEPSAKE DVD (Deliver October 2015), PEP TWEET and INSCRIBE.

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    FOOD AND FILM (DC, MD and VA only): Spend an evening with the director Chithra Jeyaram (at your home or hers), talking filming and learning to make lip-smacking Tandoori Chicken Wings. Take home a spice pack to surprise your friends with your own batch of tandoori chicken wings. Reward includes PEP TWEET, INSCRIBE and a DIGITAL MOVIE TICKET

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    COMMUNITY/PRIVATE SCREENING: Screen the documentary Foreign Puzzle at an event to raise awareness about breast cancer or art and healing. Reward includes an OFFICIAL POSTER of the film, INSCRIBE, KEEPSAKE DVD, PEP TWEET.
    *Highly recommended for organizations involved with breast cancer advocacy/awareness, dance and latino communities.

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    CHANGE MAKER: Your organization's logo will be featured on the film's website (www.foreignpuzzle.com) under the resources tab. The logo will be accompanied by a small blurb and a link to your website.

    Reward includes a Community screening (delivery October 2015) of the film, OFFICIAL POSTER of the film, INSCRIBE, KEEPSAKE DVD (delivery October 2015), PEP TWEET.
    *Highly recommended for organizations involved with breast cancer advocacy/awareness, dance and latino communities.

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    COMMUNITY SCREENING WITH FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE: Screen the documentary Foreign Puzzle with Q&A at an event to raise awareness about breast cancer or art and healing. Reward includes an OFFICIAL FILM POSTER, INSCRIBE, KEEPSAKE DVD and PEP TWEET. *Highly recommended for organizations involved with breast cancer advocacy/awareness, dance and latino communities. THE ORGANIZATION WILL HAVE TO PAY FOR TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION IF OUTSIDE AUSTIN OR DC METRO AS THE REWARD DOES NOT INCLUDE THOSE COSTS.

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    BE THE CHANGE: Your organization will be prominently featured on the film's credit roll as a sponsor. In addition, your organization's logo will be featured on the film's website (www.foreignpuzzle.com) under the resources tab, accompanied by a small blurb and a link to your website.

    Reward includes a Community screening (delivery October 2015) of the film, OFFICIAL POSTER of the film, INSCRIBE, KEEPSAKE DVD (delivery October 2015), PEP TWEET.
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    COMMUNITY SCREENING with MOVEMENT WORKSHOP: Screen the documentary Foreign Puzzle followed by a movement workshop with Sharon Marroquin to raise awareness about breast cancer and art and healing. Reward includes an OFFICIAL FILM POSTER, INSCRIBE, KEEPSAKE DVD and PEP TWEET. *Highly recommended for organizations involved with breast cancer advocacy/awareness, dance and latino communities. THE ORGANIZATION WILL HAVE TO PAY FOR TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION IF OUTSIDE AUSTIN OR DC METRO AS THE REWARD DOES NOT INCLUDE THOSE COSTS.

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    HARBINGER: Your organization's logo will be prominently featured on film's DVD & Poster. In addition, Your organization will be prominently featured on the film's credit roll as a sponsor and will be featured on the film's website (www.foreignpuzzle.com) under the resources tab, accompanied by a small blurb and a link to your website.

    Reward includes a Community screening (delivery October 2015) of the film, OFFICIAL POSTER of the film, INSCRIBE, KEEPSAKE DVD (delivery October 2015), PEP TWEET.
    *Highly recommended for organizations involved with breast cancer advocacy/awareness, dance and latino communities.

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    WEB VIDEO in 16 hours (DC, MD and VA only): Chithra Jeyaram will make an under 3-minute web video for you or your organization - 6 hrs of planning, 4 hrs of shooting and 6 hrs of editing (Does not include animation, motion graphics or original music). Reward includes two tickets to the premiere of Foreign Puzzle in DC/ MD/VA, an OFFICIAL FILM POSTER, a KEEPSAKE DVD (delivery October 2015), INSCRIBE and PEP TWEET

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: You will receive an executive credit plus five tickets to the world premiere of Foreign Puzzle and after parties (travel and lodging not included). Reward includes a COMMUNITY SCREENING of the film at four organizations of your choice to raise awareness about breast cancer or art and healing, TANDOORI CHICKEN SPICE PACK & RECIPE, an OFFICIAL FILM POSTER, 10 KEEPSAKE DVDs (delivery October 2015), INSCRIBE and PEP TWEET

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    DINNER AND MOVIE FOR TWO (DC, MD and VA only): Dosa is a fermented crepe or pancake typically made from rice and black lentils batter eaten with an assortment of chutneys. Making them thin, round, crisp and golden brown is an art. Almost like filmmaking. Director Chithra invites you to her humble abode to indulge in 4 kinds of dosas made from scratch - Masala Dosa (with potato stuffing), Rava Dosa (Semolina), Mungbean Dosa (Pesarattu) and Ragi (Millet) Dosa with Sambhar, Coconut Chutney, Tomato Chutney and Coriander/Mint Chutney. Mouthwatering!!! Reward includes two tickets to the premiere of Foreign Puzzle in DC/MD/VA, INSCRIBE, KEEPSAKE DVD (October 2015) and PEP TWEET

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: You will receive an associate producer credit plus two tickets to the world premiere of Foreign Puzzle and after parties (travel and lodging not included). Reward includes TANDOORI CHICKEN SPICE PACK & RECIPE, an OFFICIAL FILM POSTER, a KEEPSAKE DVD (delivery October 2015), INSCRIBE and PEP TWEET

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    PRODUCER: You will receive producer credit plus 3 tickets to the world premiere of Foreign Puzzle and after parties (travel and lodging not included). Reward includes a COMMUNITY SCREENING of the film at one organization of your choice to raise awareness about breast cancer or art and healing, TANDOORI CHICKEN SPICE PACK & RECIPE, an OFFICIAL FILM POSTER, 5 KEEPSAKE DVDs (delivery October 2015), INSCRIBE and PEP TWEET

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