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Message from: Esther Eghobamien (
About: Re: FESPACO Distributor's award - worthwhile???

Thu, 9 May 1996 18:43:36 -0400

Originally from: Esther Eghobamien <>
Originally dated: Thu, 9 May 1996 18:43:36 -0400

I completely agree with you. Toshiba is already enjoying a huge market in
Africa. There is no need to give them additional publicity. In fact I
think you should look for another brand of Laptop to give out. Whoever
donates the laptop(s) should have the publicity.


On Wed, 8 May 1996,
Haseenah Ebrahim wrote:

> Originally from: (Haseenah Ebrahim)
> Originally dated: Wed, 8 May 1996 17:29:35 -0400
> I think you are correct that even in the US there are only a small number
> distributors that have more than a handful of titles. That would include
> Third World Newsreel, Women Make Movies, New Yorker, etc. More importantly
> if you do decide to go ahead and present such an award, I don't see why
> Toshiba should be mentioned in the name of the award if they won't help
> fund it. It's free publicity for them and they can afford to pay for
> publicity.

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