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THE MUSLIMS ARE COMING! follows a band of Muslim-American comedians on a standup tour across the US. You will laugh at these Muzzies!

Check out our film's TRAILER HERE.

Dear wonderful people! Can you please help us raise money to finish this movie? We are trying to raise finishing funds so we can pay for the animation, the editor, the sound-mix, the audio-mix, and maybe just maybe, a transfer to HDCam. These things are all painfully expensive. But we're oh-so close to being able to share the film with the world, we just need the extra cashmoneys and we'll able to finish this thing! But first, read a little about our film

THE MUSLIMS ARE COMING! Synopsis:

A group of Muslim-American standup comedians go on the road to counter Islamophobia using the only weapon they have: jokes. The Muslims Are Coming! follows these comics as they visit big cities, rural villages, and everything in between to do shows, meet locals, counter the haters and make new friends. Commentary from pop culture icons like The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart and Aasif Mandvi, Rachel Maddow, Janeane Garofalo, CNN’s Soledad O’Brien, comedians David Cross, Colin Quinn, and Lewis Black pepper the film as the comedians travel through middle America. Will audiences laugh? Will they make a difference? Will they make it back? Rest assured, you’ve never laughed this hard at a Muslim.

The film is co-directed by Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah

Check out our film's TRAILER again! HERE.

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  • Ha! We don't actually know yet! It hasn't been designed so we're open to suggestions. However, we do promise that the tshirt will look DELIGHTFUL and COOL.

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  • We're trying to figure out what the best reward point is for the streaming/download of the movie and our research of other kickstarter projects shows a pretty wide spectrum. We settled on $37, which includes getting your name in the movie, on the website, and getting a copy of Negin's last film "Nerdcore Rising." So, we hope that reward makes sense, but as time goes on, maybe we can do more to make it more palatable.And as always, we are open to suggestions!!

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    You will receive a semi-hand crafted thank you note from the directors Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah transported to you using the latest email technology available to human beings.

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    Your name will appear in the "Amazing Human Beings" section of the film's official website and the above hand crafted thank you note.

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    You will receive a "Thank You" in the film credits for being a truly extraordinary person which will result in warm fuzzy feelings inside for helping us. PLUS you get the reward before this and the one before that one too!

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    You will receive an autographed DVD of the award winning film directed by our co-director Negin Farsad "Nerdcore Rising." Do you like Nerds? If so, this movie is for you! PLUS you get every one of the (amazing) rewards above.

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    Hate to watch movies in the theater or wait for the TV premier, then this is the prize for you! You can watch the movie on your computer when you want to watch it!

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    You get to own the movie, The Muslims Are Coming! Not actually the Muslims in the movie but the DVD signed by Negin and Dean plus all the astounding goodies above.

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    You must really love Muslims! For $125 you get all the above and a "Muslims Are Coming!" T shirt to show off to your friends (not recommended as airport-wear)

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    We will write a joke especially for you about any topic you like: Your spouse, boss, ex-wife, etc. and we will film Dean or Negin telling the joke and post it on Youtube for you to enjoy for eternity or until YouTube shuts down. Plus you get gifts above.

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    Do you like Jimmy Fallon? We do! Jimmy has given us two tickets to a taping of his show NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" plus you will receive an autographed photo of Jimmy!

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    Have you ever wanted to be a real Hollywood producer? Well, here is your shot (or at least close to it.) For $1000 you will receive a credit in the movie as an "Associate Producer." This credit will also appear on IMDB and the film's website. Plus gifts above.

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    This is one of those prizes you will tell your grandchildren about. Not only do you get 2 VIP tickets for a taping of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show." But the show's Senior Muslim correspondent Aasif Mandvi will give you a personal tour of the set. Plus the great stuff above.

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    Negin and Dean will come to your house and perform a free 30 minute stand up comedy show. Seriously, we will travel anywhere in continental US and perform a show in your house for you, your family and friends. Plus all gifts above EXCEPT tickets and tour of "The Daily Show."

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    This will launch your career as a producer. You and a guest will be flown (coach, of course) to our US premier where you will have a special dinner with the directors, attend the premier, walk the Red Carpet (if one exists) and receive two VIP tickets. PLUS your name will be in lights as an "Consulting Producer" in the film, on our website and on Imdb.com. Plus all the gifts above EXCEPT tickets/tour to "The Daily Show" and free comedy show at your house.

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