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On November 7, 2009, he was presented with the "Courage in Media" Award by the Council on American-Islamic Relations for his book ''[[Zeitoun (book)|Zeitoun]]''.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://ca.cair.com/losangeles/news/announcing_courage_in_media_award_recipient_author_activist_dave_eggers |title=Announcing ‘Courage in Media’ Award Recipient: Author & Activist Dave Eggers |date=October 30, 2009 |publisher=CAIR California |accessdate=November 7, 2009 }}
 
On November 7, 2009, he was presented with the "Courage in Media" Award by the Council on American-Islamic Relations for his book ''[[Zeitoun (book)|Zeitoun]]''.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://ca.cair.com/losangeles/news/announcing_courage_in_media_award_recipient_author_activist_dave_eggers |title=Announcing ‘Courage in Media’ Award Recipient: Author & Activist Dave Eggers |date=October 30, 2009 |publisher=CAIR California |accessdate=November 7, 2009 }}
</ref> ''Zeitoun'' has been optioned by [[Jonathan Demme]], who is working on a screenplay for an animated film-rendition of the work. The story is of a Syrian immigrant in New Orleans who was helping neighbors after Hurricane Katrina when he was arrested, imprisoned and suffered abuse. To Demme, it "felt like the first in-depth immersion I’d ever had through literature or film into the Muslim-American family. ... The moral was that they are like people of any other faith, and I hope our film, if we can get it made, will also be like that." Demme, quoted in early 2011, expressed confidence that when the script is finished, he will be able to find financing, perhaps even from a major studio.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/20/movies/in-a-better-world-and-other-films-on-islam.html?hpw |title=Rohter, Larry, "Hollywood Ignores East-West Exchange" |date=March 18, 2011 |publisher=The New York Times |accessdate=March 20, 2011 }}</ref> "It’s a wonderful, gripping story," he said, "and we can have a very, very competitive commercial picture that won’t cost an enormous amount," since animation provides an alternative to expensive re-creations of the hurricane.
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</ref> ''Zeitoun'' has been optioned by [[Jonathan Demme]], who is working on a screenplay for an animated film-rendition of the work. The story is of a Syrian immigrant in New Orleans who was helping neighbors after Hurricane Katrina when he was arrested, imprisoned and suffered abuse. To Demme, it "felt like the first in-depth immersion I’d ever had through literature or film into the Muslim-American family. ... The moral was that they are like people of any other faith, and I hope our film, if we can get it made, will also be like that." Demme, quoted in early 2011, expressed confidence that when the script is finished, he will be able to find financing, perhaps even from a major studio.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/20/movies/in-a-better-world-and-other-films-on-islam.html?hpw |title=Rohter, Larry, "Hollywood Ignores East-West Exchange" |date=March 18, 2011 |publisher=The New York Times |accessdate=March 20, 2011 }}</ref> "It’s a wonderful, gripping story," he said, "and we can have a very, very competitive commercial picture that won’t cost an enormous amount," since animation provides an alternative to expensive re-creations of the hurricane.Abdulrahman Zeitoun is now in jail for plotting to have his ex-wife Kathy and son killed. Times Picayune 2012.
   
 
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