Re: Mardi Gras: Made in China

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Date Tue, 4 May 2004 14:57:46 -0400 (EDT)
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> Hello everyone,
> I am new to this list. I'm writing to post a question regardiong a
> documentary that I'm making called Mardi Gras: Made in China. The film
> follows the production of Mardi Gras beads from the factory in Fuzhou
> to the festival in New Orleans, and on to the streets of Baghdad, where
> US soldiers exchange them during a Carnival. I need to interview
> someone about the IMF/WB's involvement in China since 1979 (even though
> they were negotiating prior to 1979), special economic zones in Fuzhou,
> and the trnasformation to a "free market" economic system. Ultimately,
> I'm interested in connecting these structural economic conditions to
> the personal lives of workers who tell their stories in my documentary.
> They are four teenage women who come form rural locations. If someone
> knows someone who lives in or near NYC who can assist me, please put me
> in contact with them. Thanks for your help -- I've been working on this
> film for four years by myself and am tired, worn-out. I need guidance.
> The completion date is June 15, 2004.  David