[Videonews] A Teddy Bear Named Mohammed

Linda Gottesman (linda@filmakers.com)
Mon, 3 Dec 2007 14:31:13 -0500

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Dear Colleagues,

The teacher in Sudan who narrowly escaped lashing and imprisonment
for allowing her school children to name a teddy bear Mohammed is not
the first woman whose life was in jeopardy for being judged
disrespectful of Mohammed.

Filmakers Library's new release " Of Fatwas and Beauty Queens" tells
the story of 21 year-old Nigerian journalist Isioma Daniel, who had
to flee with her life under threat. She had written that among the
contestants in the Miss World beauty contest, "Mohammed would
probably have chosen a wife." This enraged the clerics who issued a
fatwa against her. She now lives in exile. Salman Rushdie brought her
case to the world's attention.

48 min. Sale $295. 10% discount until December 31 (code FL 1203)

For full description http://www.filmakers.com/indivs/of_fatwas.htm

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Dear = Colleagues,

The = teacher in Sudan who narrowly escaped lashing and imprisonment for = allowing her school children to name a teddy bear Mohammed is not the = first woman whose life was in jeopardy for being judged disrespectful of = Mohammed.

Filmakers = Library's new release " Of Fatwas and Beauty Queens" tells the story of = 21 year-old Nigerian journalist Isioma Daniel, who had to flee=A0 with = her life under threat. She had written that among the contestants in the = Miss World beauty contest, "Mohammed would probably have chosen a wife." = This enraged the clerics who issued a fatwa against her. She now lives = in exile. Salman Rushdie brought her case to the world's = attention.

48 = min. Sale $295. 10% discount until December 31 (code FL = 1203)

For = full description=A0http://www.filmaker= s.com/indivs/of_fatwas.htm

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To place orders = or receive further information, contact:

FILMAKERS LIBRARY

124 E. 40th Street New York, NY 10016

Tel. 212 808 4980

Fax. 212 808 4983

E-mail: info@filmakers.com

Web site: www.filmakers.com



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