Screening of documentary film, Phulbari, roundtable discussion and exhibition

Society for Environment and Human Development (SEHD) is pleased to invite you to the premier screening of the documentary film Phulbari and a roundtable discussion on Phulbari Coal Mine and energy security of Bangladesh. Justice Muhammad Habibur Rahman will be the chief guest at the event. Eminent experts on coal, activists, economist, journalist, film critique and representatives of local communities will participate in the roundtable discussion.

Produced by Society for Environment and Human Development (SEHD) the film presents facts about grassroots revolt in Phulbari against open-pit mining and explains crucial social, environmental and economic issues involved with coal and its extraction strategies.

Please join the premier screening of the documentary film at 10:00 AM on 5 January 2008 (Saturday) followed by discussion at Drik Gallery (House 58, Road 15/A-new, Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh).

In addition to the premier screening of Phulbari, a photography and painting exhibition will remain open from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM on 5 and 6 January.

Contact:  Society for Environment and Human Development (SEHD) 4/4/1 (B) (3rd floor), Block-A, Lalmatia, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh Tel: 880-2-9121385; 01715-009123 (M) Fax: 880-02-9125764 E-mail: sehd@citechco.net, info@sehd.org  Webpage: www.sehd.org

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