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Traces of Home documents filmmaker Colette Ghunim's journey
to find her parents' homes in Mexico and Palestine.
Traces of Home documents filmmaker Colette Ghunim's journey to find her parents' homes in Mexico and Palestine.
386 backers pledged $36,581 to help bring this project to life.
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Traces of Home: A Feature Length Documentary

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    You're Part of the Family!

    Thanks for backing Traces of Home! Your contribution will get us closer to reaching our production goal for Mexico!

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    Celebrity Status

    Thanks for backing Traces of Home! Keep a lookout for your name on Facebook and Instagram shoutout!

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    VIP Access to the film!

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    Hola from Mexico!

    Receive a custom postcard from the film director + crew during production in Mexico!

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    • Virtual Postcard from Director Colette Ghunim filming in Mexico
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    On the Big Screen!

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    • Virtual Postcard from Director Colette Ghunim filming in Mexico
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    Write Your Own Story

    Receive a handmade, personalized Traces of Home themed journal from Mexican-American owned Papelitos Lindos from the heart of Pilsen, Chicago.

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    • Virtual Postcard from Director Colette Ghunim filming in Mexico
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    Our Limited-Edition Vintage Film Poster!

    Receive a special Traces of Home vintage-printed film poster by Egyptian-American artist Statement Press, autographed by Director Colette Ghunim! You will also receive a custom stationery set by Mexican-American owned Papelitos Lindos from the heart of Pilsen, Chicago.

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    • Social Media Shoutout
    • Digital link to the finished film upon premiere!
    • Virtual Postcard from Director Colette Ghunim filming in Mexico
    • Your name in the end credits of the finished film
    • Traces of Home Custom Stationary Set
    • Traces of Home - Vintage Autographed Film Poster
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    Director Skype + Gift from Palestine

    With all the rest of the rewards included, you will be scheduled for a one-on-one call with the Director of Traces of Home! You will also receive a special gift basket with ceramics and sweets directly from the Palestine Online Store.

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    • Social Media Shoutout
    • Virtual Postcard from Director Colette Ghunim filming in Mexico
    • Digital link to the finished film upon premiere!
    • Traces of Home - Vintage Autographed Film Poster
    • Your name in the end credits of the finished film
    • Palestinian Gift Basket - Traditional Coffee Mug and Cookies
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    Your Family's Custom Film Poster

    Get a customized film poster representing your own countries of origin, designed by Egyptian-American owned company Statement Press. You will also receive 2 Tickets to the Chicago premiere (travel not included) of Traces of Home!

    Includes:
    • Social Media Shoutout
    • Digital link to the finished film upon premiere!
    • Virtual Postcard from Director Colette Ghunim filming in Mexico
    • Your name in the end credits of the finished film
    • Traces of Home - Vintage Autographed Film Poster
    • 2 Tickets to Chicago Premiere of Traces of Home
    • Custom Artwork With Your Heritage Countries
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    Associate Producer Level

    Your name will be featured in our end credits as an Associate Producer for your generous pledge towards Traces of Home! You will also receive a beautiful piece of artwork by Palestinian Artist Imad Abu Shtayyah from the Palestine Online Store.

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    • Social Media Shoutout
    • Digital link to the finished film upon premiere!
    • Virtual Postcard from Director Colette Ghunim filming in Mexico
    • Traces of Home - Vintage Autographed Film Poster
    • 2 Tickets to Chicago Premiere of Traces of Home
    • Beautiful Canvas Art by Palestinian Artist Imad Abu Shtayyah
    • Associate Producer Title in end credits of the film
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    Secret Behind The Scenes Blog!

    ONLY FOR WEEK 3: Gain exclusive access to our production blog while in Mexico, with daily updates posted on our filming progress finding my mother's original home.

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