Subject: Indian Film Festival, BOD positions
Dated: Aug 17, 2001
Dear Member,

We have finalized the last few details about the Indian Film Festival
to be held on Sep 7,8,9 and 14, 15 and 16 at NAZ-8 cinema at Fremont.
The details are now on the web-page and also linked from the Home
page. Please visit http://www.prabasi.org/filmfestival for more
details. The festival includes The festival includes notable films
directed by Satyajit Ray, Basu Chatterji, Rituparno Ghosh, Goutom
Ghosh, Amit Sen, Utpalendu Chakravarty, Ajoy Kar, Dilip Roy and
Abhijit Chatterjee.

Also we have some vacant positions in the Prabasi Board which we would
like to fill up.

INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL
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Details are as follows:

Address: NAZ 8 Cinemas (Fremont HUB)
         39400 Argonaut Way
         Fremont, CA 94538
         (510) 797-2000 or 797-1000
Dates: Sep 7, 8, 9 and Sep 14, 15 and 16
Time: 7:30PM (Fri.) / 1PM, 3 PM, 6PM (Sat. & Sun.)

Ticket Prices: $8.00 each

Value Package at $50.00 per person (Sept 7-8-9 or Sept 14-15-16)

Tickets wil be available after Aug.25 from the BODs.

The Film Festival is sponsored by Directorate of Film Festival of
India & Consulate of India

For the list of films and a synopsis visit:
http://www.prabasi.org/filmfestival/synopsis.html 
VACANT POSITIONS AT PRABASI BOARD
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The Prabasi has 3 positions vacant in the Board and would like to
invite nominations from our members for this position to be filled up
as soon as possible.

We are looking for people who can take the leadership role in driving
our fund raising efforts and establishing relationships with our local
industries for sponsoships and other programs. If any member with
interests and/or experience in the areas of fundraising and finance
for a non-profit organization (Prabasi has been suffering from a lack
of adequate fundraising efforts in the recent past), has an interest
in joining the team, please send in a nomination (you can fill up the
form from the Prabasi website) or contact one of the BOD's.

http://www.prabasi.org/Administration/DirectorNominationForm.html 
FUNDRAISER EVENT
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Association for India's Development Bay Area Chapter AID - Bay Area
presents Sarod Maestro Amjad Ali Khan LIVE CHAT WITH The Sarod Maestro
on 17th August 2001, 6.30 PM PST

This is a fundraiser by the Bay Area chapter of Association for
India's Development (AID). AID is a non profit organization that is 
helping tackle poverty in India by supporting projects that address lite
s empowerment. AID supports various projects in different states of
India, including West Bengal. Visit http://www.aidindia.org for more
information about AID.


Sincerely,

- Anupam Bagchi
Prabasi Webmaster

                                              Dated: 08/17/2001
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                      BAY AREA PRABASI INC.
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