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December 24, 2012

Video plays exceed 4000

I’m not sure exactly who is watching the the video but there have been 4004 plays, which is very gratifying…..I guess that many of the viewers are not wealthy people around the Arab and Muslim world, judging by the response on Twitter, where there are many messages of support and apologies for not being able […]

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December 21, 2012

Facebook in French

There has been quite a bit of discussion in French on Facebook which I will send on to the Casablanca charity L’Association Solidarite Feminine. Do any of my English speaking backers have views on whether Morocco should be called a Muslim society? I call it that because its laws are shaped by Islamic law, but […]

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December 20, 2012

Martin Shipton article in Wales Online

Thank you to Martin Shipton, excellent journalist on the Western Mail, who discovered the project and wrote a full page article which is now online here Pledges are coming in fast now, with 24 in the last 24 hours. The project is 52% funded and I just received a cheque for £500 from a […]

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December 19, 2012

Sheffield Doc/Fest adopts Bastards!

Great news! The UK’s premier documentary festival Sheffield Doc/Fest has chosen Bastards as one of the projects it loves on its own Kickstarter page The fate of single mothers in Morocco, on the frontline of feminism. We want these stories to get told. Thank you to all my backers and everyone who has recommended […]

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December 17, 2012


Thanks to you, my 102 fantastic backers, £4036 has been pledged. There is huge interest in the film, as the website video has been viewed 3023 times, and Twitter continues to be busy, with some heartfelt pleas from Moroccans and other Muslims to get the story told. Clearly you want the film to be made, […]

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December 11, 2012

Tweet tweet

TODAY = 30% OF THE GOAL, 88 BACKERS, 112 FOLLOWERS ON TWITTER IN JUST 10 DAYS. And many many Twitter conversations. Here are some of my favourites… Saleem: are you Muslim ??? Deborah: No I’m not Muslim. Did you watch the video on my Kickstarter website? Thanks. Saleem: i seen video that you tweeted and […]

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December 8, 2012

Fantastic response and more backers needed please!

Hello and thanks for your support! In the first week of the campaign there’s been a wonderful response. Profound thanks to my 59 backers (nearly half of them men), and thanks for the supportive messages from all over the world, from Austria to Afghanistan to Australia via India, Norway, Denmark, France, Canada, USA and of […]

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December 2, 2012

Bastards reaches 10% of goal

Thank you to all my backers! I launched the campaign two days ago, and the total has just gone over £1000. The video has been viewed over 400 times and there has been a lot of Twitter activity, so I do hope that some of those interested parties decide to pledge too. I’ve had unexpected […]

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