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Message from: Portia E Cobb (
About: Re: FW: Distribution of African films in Africa

Tue, 30 Sep 1997 15:30:21 -0500 (CDT)

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    Originally from: Portia E Cobb <>
    Originally dated: Tue, 30 Sep 1997 15:30:21 -0500 (CDT)

    Mr. Herbstein,

    I think you could use this internet conference as a way to reach
    individual artists who might be interested in exposing their work in an
    arena such as the one you proposed. many of us would greatly appreciate
    having this opportunity.

    Portia Cobb
    UW Milwaukee
    On Tue, 30 Sep 1997, Manu Herbstein wrote:

    > Originally from: Manu Herbstein
    > Originally dated: September 30, 1997
    > In July I sent an e-mail message to California
    > Newsreel of San Francisco (
    > which contained the following:
    > My wife runs her own furniture business (in Accra,
    > Ghana) . . . She has an idea that she might
    > sponsor a series of African and African American
    > films on the local television station. Is this a
    > practical possibility? If so, would you please let
    > me have some idea of the logistics and the cost?
    > Steve Guy replied:
    > Unfortunately we do not have the rights to
    > distribute our material in GHANA. We wish you
    > luck however.
    > Can anyone enlighten me as to who might have both
    > (a) a catalog comparable with that of California
    > Newsreel and (b) distribution rights for Ghana?
    > Manu Herbstein
    > -----------
    > We do at DSR. Contact me Steve Smith,

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