[Videonews] MESA FilmFest Showing Four New Films from Filmakers Library

Andrea Traubner (andy@filmakers.com)
Wed, 14 Nov 2007 10:59:27 -0500

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Dear Colleagues:

We are proud to announce that four of our new films have been selected =
for showing at the MESA (Middle East Study Association) FilmFest this =
month. They are: STEALING HISTORY, CHAHINAZ: WHAT RIGHTS FOR WOMEN, =
ORHAN PAMUK and OF FATWAS & BEAUTY QUEENS.=20

STEALING HISTORY

The looting of ancient artifacts from the troubled regions of Iraq, =
Afghanistan and Pakistan is an ongoing scandal. This film reveals the =
closely knit network of looters, smugglers, dealers, collectors and =
academics which encourages this illegal trade. =
http://filmakers.com/indivs/StealingHistory.htm

CHAHINAZ: WHAT RIGHTS FOR WOMEN?

Through internet interviews a young Algerian college student explores =
with other women the condition of women in the developed and less =
developed world.=20
http://filmakers.com/indivs/Chahinaz.htm

ORHAN PAMUK

Orhan Pamuk, Turkey's best-known modern novelist and winner of the Nobel =
prize in 2006, became a pariah in his country overnight for speaking out =
about the Turkish role in the Armenian genocide. He insists the nation =
should know the truth.http://filmakers.com/indivs/OrhanPamuk.htm

OF FATWAS AND BEAUTY QUEENS

A beauty pageant in Nigeria was the flashpoint for a cultural, =
political, and religious war in this impoverished country with its =
crumbling infrastructure.

http://filmakers.com/indivs/of_fatwas.htm

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To place orders or receive further information, contact us at:

Filmakers Library=20

124 E. 40 St., NY, NY 10016=20

Tel. 1 800 555 9815 or 212 808 4980=20

Fax. 212 808 4983=20

E-mail: info@filmakers.com=20

Web site: www.filmakers.com=20

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Dear Colleagues:

We are proud to announce that four of our new films have been = selected=20 for showing at the MESA (Middle East Study Association) FilmFest = this=20 month. They are: STEALING HISTORY, CHAHINAZ: WHAT RIGHTS FOR WOMEN, = ORHAN=20 PAMUK and OF FATWAS & BEAUTY QUEENS.

STEALING HISTORY

The looting of ancient artifacts from the troubled regions of Iraq,=20 Afghanistan and Pakistan is an ongoing scandal. This film reveals the = closely=20 knit network of looters, smugglers, dealers, collectors and academics = which=20 encourages this illegal trade. http://filmakers= .com/indivs/StealingHistory.htm

 

CHAHINAZ: WHAT RIGHTS FOR WOMEN?

Through internet interviews a young Algerian college student explores = with=20 other women the condition of women in the developed and less developed = world.=20
http://filmakers.com/in= divs/Chahinaz.htm

 

ORHAN PAMUK

Orhan Pamuk, Turkey=92s best-known modern novelist and winner of the = Nobel=20 prize in 2006, became a pariah in his country overnight for speaking out = about=20 the Turkish role in the Armenian genocide. He insists the nation should = know the=20 truth.http://filmakers.com/= indivs/OrhanPamuk.htm

 

OF FATWAS AND BEAUTY QUEENS

A beauty pageant in Nigeria was the flashpoint for a cultural, = political, and=20 religious war in this impoverished country with its crumbling=20 infrastructure.

http://filmakers.com/i= ndivs/of_fatwas.htm

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To place orders or receive further information, contact us at:

Filmakers Library

124 E. 40 St., NY, NY 10016

Tel. 1 800 555 9815 or 212 808 4980

Fax. 212 808 4983

E-mail: info@filmakers.com=20

Web site: www.filmakers.com=20

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