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A documentary on Gertrude Bell, the most powerful woman in the British Empire, who drew Iraq's borders before disappearing from history
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    THANK YOU! You've started a movement!
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    THANK YOU! You'll feel our gratitude when you receive our gorgeous Letters from Baghdad POSTCARD signed by the filmmakers Zeva and Sabine.

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    JOIN Team GERTY! As a special THANK YOU your name will appear on our website honor roll and you'll receive a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the completed film.

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    THANK YOU for helping put Gertrude Bell back into history. Receive a DVD of the commercially released film and as a Thank You SO MUCH! your name will appear on our website honor roll!

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    TRAVEL WITH GERTRUDE! Receive a signed 11"x 14'" poster of "Guide to Gertrude Bell in the Hauran" by Kevin Cannon depicting Bell's 1905 journey through Syria, plus a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of the film and your name on our website honor roll.

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    You are a SPECIAL supporter and will receive a SPECIAL PRE-RELEASE DVD of the completed film and as a Thank You! your name will appear on our website honor roll.

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    HONOR a special woman in YOUR life! by posting her name along with yours on our website honor roll and in addition receive a SPECIAL PRE-RELEASE DVD.

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    HONOR a special woman in YOUR life by posting her name along with yours on our website honor roll and DRINK to Gertrude Bell with an original LFB COFFEE MUG. You'll also receive a SPECIAL PRE-RELEASE DVD.

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    HONOR a special woman in YOUR life by posting her name along with yours on our website honor roll and GET INSPIRED! Like Gertrude Bell, start a travel diary! You'll receive an original LFB NOTEBOOK and PEN and also a SPECIAL PRE-RELEASE DVD.

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    THANK YOU for joining our journey! HONOR a special woman in YOUR life by posting her name along with yours on our website honor roll. IMMERSE yourself into Gertrude Bell's world with a SIGNED copy of Janet Wallach’s biography DESERT QUEEN in a LFB TOTE BAG!

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    CELEBRATE a special woman in YOUR life and POST a 50 word description of her on our website. You'll also receive a SIGNED copy of Janet Wallach's biography DESERT QUEEN in an LFB TOTE BAG!

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    RECOGNIZE a special woman in YOUR life by posting a 50 word description of her on our website. START A COLLECTION! Receive a SET of 2 BOOKS written by Gertrude Bell on her travels throughout the Middle East
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    JOIN US ON SCREEN! Your name will appear in the CREDITS of the completed film. PARTY! You'll receive 2 TICKETS to an advanced screening and a SPECIAL PRE-RELEASE DVD in an LFB TOTE BAG!

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    IT'S TIME! Honor a VERY SPECIAL woman in YOUR life in the credits ON SCREEN along with YOUR name. In addition, receive 2 TICKETS to an advanced screening of the film, a LIMITED EDITION hard cover LFB book, and a SPECIAL PRE-RELEASE DVD in an LFB TOTE BAG for both attendees!

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    CELEBRATE WITH US! Honor a VERY SPECIAL woman in YOUR life in the credits ON SCREEN along with YOUR name and receive 2 TICKETS to the NYC PREMIER (travel not included). You'll also receive one LIMITED EDITION hard cover LFB BOOK, and a SPECIAL PER-RELEASE DVD in LFB TOTE BAGS for both attendees!

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    AN EXCLUSIVE AFFAIR! Celebrate with a PRIVATE SCREENING and a presentation by filmmakers Zeva and Sabine and HONOR a very special woman in your life in the on-screen film credits along with your name. You'll also get 2 tickets to the NYC PREMIER (travel not included) and one LIMITED EDITION hard cover LFB BOOK, plus a special swag LFB TOTE BAG with a SPECIAL PRE-RELEASE DVD for both attendees!

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