Archive for October, 2008

US ELECTION RETURNS “RESULT WATCH”

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

VOTE PARTY!

US ELECTION RETURNS “RESULT WATCH”
@
FCC – Phnom Penh
#363 Sisowath Quay, Corner of Street 178
Must See on 2 BIG Screens!


ALL DAY!, Nov. 5th
8am – 3pm – Live Returns
5pm to 9pm – Live returns & Speech Replay
9pm to Late – Party – Live Band

EVERYONE WELCOME
Bring a friend! Tell a friend!

• Join with Citizens of the world to Party & talk Party politics.
• Special Food & Drink Prices – Brunch! morning to afternoon
• Many FUN things to do & Selected Film Clips

Tonite @ Meta, 8PM: Cardamoms & CAMBODIANA

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Dear Film Friends!

Tonite THUR, 30/10, 8PM we woud like you to invite for a screening of the
film CAMBODIANA.
In her first documentary Estelle des Dorides takes the audience on a
52-min trip to the Cambodian Cardamon Mountains. The mountain range is
home to 14 endangered and threatened mammal species including Asian
elephant, Indochinese Tiger, Malayan sun bear, pileated gibbon, Irrawaddy
and humpback dolphins, and half of Cambodiaâ?™s bird species. (Filmmaker
will be present at the Screening).

!!!!!!!!!!! SPECIAL TIP FOR THIS WEEKEND !!!!!!!!!
Not at Meta, but @ La Croisette (#241, Sisowath Quay/Riverside), from 9PM
happens:
SOUND OF BERLIN – our monthly dance and trance party with the coolest
grooves from Europe.
This time featuring a revamped sound system…. Come and move to the beats.

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FILMS @ META:

FRI, 31/10 INSIDE BURMA
Within his must-see-documentary �BURMA ALL INCLUSIVE� (2007, 97 min)
Austrian filmmaker Roland Wehap describes a fictive tourist journey
through Burma, and the actual meaning behind. Plus: Short docs and news
reports from Myanmar and a Q&A with NGO workers. Join the campaign!

SAT, 01/11, 8PM �TOUCH THE SOUND�
Brilliant movie that takes the viewers on sound journey with deaf
percussionist Evelyn Glenni (2006, 98min) â?" plus the Khmer Mekong Film
documentation of Epic Artsâ?™ SPOTLIGHT FESTIVAL 2008 for disabled and
able-bodied artists in Phnom Penh.

SUN, 02/11, 8PM �WITHOUT THE KING�
Swaziland is the last absolute monarchy in the world and one of the few
African countries that has never faced a civil war. This portrait of a
nation in transition juxtaposes the opulent life of the royal family to
the bare subsistence of Swazi citizens. By Michael Skolnik (2007, 83min.)

MICHAEL MOORE’S “SLACKER UPRISING” @ FCC – Phnom Penh November 1st Saturday

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

FILM SCREENING!

MICHAEL MOORE’S “SLACKER UPRISING”
@
FCC – Phnom Penh
#363 Sisowath Quay, Corner of Street 178
Must See on the BIG Screen!

LAST CHANCE FOR VOTING & BALLOTS!
Saturday, Nov. 1st, 6:30 pm


EVERYONE WELCOME
Bring a friend! Tell a friend!

• Join with Citizens of the world to Party & talk Party politics.
• Ballot & Registration Assistance on-site at FCC – find out how to get your BALLOT to vote in the upcoming U.S. Presidential Election — before the Film from 2:00pm-6:00pm
• Obama’s Closing Argument Speech & Selected Film Clips
Join Democrats Abroad at www.DemocratsAbroad.org

Further info: 012 949 421 or 023 430 264
Email: DemsAbroadKH@gmail.com

Meta-House: CAMBOFILM & META MUSIC – what’s up this week….

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

DEAR GUESTS and FILM LOVERS,

With all the best wishes from Meta House we invite you for the below
listed events. The week starts with our CAMBODIAN FILMMAKERS NIGHT (Tmr:
Tuesday, 8PM), that will prove to you that there is a new generation of
Khmer directors who focus on content rather than entertainment.

Our special event tip for the coming weekend is the INTERNATIONAL MUSIC
FESTIVAL â?" The Best of Western Clasical music, performed by
international and Cambodian musicians. It starts with a grand opening @
Chaktomuk Hall this Thursday, October 30, 7PM. Free ticket are available
at Meta House – but also at Art Cafe, Java, Monument Books, CCF. Pls.
consider a donation for the Khmer musicians.

All the best, NICO MESTERHARM/MH

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TUES, 28/10 CAMBODIAN FILMMAKERâ?™S NIGHT
The young Cambodia doc film scene: new works by Om Kimsour (who recently
fascinated our audience with his film TOMORROW) and Prum Sarin from APSARA
TV.
(Filmmakers will be present at screening!)

WED, 29/10 ICE & VICE: BONG KAREM VS. RUSS MEYER
Adults only: Bong Karemâ?™s Ice Cream Party is not only featuring loads of
delicious homemade Italian Gelato with a huge selection of toppings â?"
but also Russ Meyer�s cult flick �Beyond the Valley of the Dolls�:
Eat it!

THUR, 30/10 CAMBODIANA
In her first documentary Estelle des Dorides takes the audience on a
52-min trip to the Cambodian Cardamon Mountains. (Filmmaker will be
present at the Screening)

FRI, 31/10 INSIDE BURMA
�BURMA ALL INCLUSIVE� (2007, 97 min) by Austrian filmmaker Roland
Wehap describes a fictive tourist journey through Burma, and the actual
meaning behind. Plus: Short docs and news reports from Myanmar and a Q&A
with NGO workers. Join the campaign!

SAT, 01/11, 8PM �TOUCH THE SOUND�
Sound journey with deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie, (2006, 98min) â?"
plus a short documentary about Epic Artsâ?™ Spotlight Festival 2008 for
disabled and able-bodied artists.

SUN, 02/11, 8PM AFRICA @ META HOUSE: �WITHOUT THE KING�
Swaziland is the last absolute monarchy in the world and one of the few
African countries that has never faced a civil war. This portrait of a
nation in transition juxtaposes the opulent life of the royal family to
the bare subsistence of Swazi citizens who are poised to fight for a
better life. By Michael Skolnik (2007, 83min.)

W @ FCC this Saturday

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

* (Important Voter information Below)
OLIVER STONE’S

“W.”

FCC – Phnom Penh
Saturday, Oct. 25th, 6:30 pm

Must See on the BIG TV!

LAST CHANCE FOR VOTING & BALLOTS!
#363 Sisowath Quay, Corner of Street 178

EVERYONE WELCOME

Bring a friend! Tell a friend! Email a friend! Text a Friend!

Special drink prices & Obama T-Shirts and Hats!

***WE NEED HELP with helping others to get their ballot in. This is the last weekend to do it.
If you would like to volunteer to help with upcoming events like our November 5th Election Return Watch Party at FCC or the Voter Ballot Assistance this weekend Oct 25th, please let me know by replying to this email.

*** ALSO – Call & Email your friends and family back in the states and remind them to vote!!!!

· Join fellow U.S. citizens and Citizens of the world to Party & talk Party politics.
· Everyone is welcome – you do not have to be a US Citizen

· Voter Registration & Ballot Assistance on-site at FCC Before the Debate

· find out how to register & vote in the upcoming U.S. presidential election before the debate from 2pm -6pm at FCC

· Learn how to volunteer to help with voter registration

· Join Democrats Abroad at www.DemocratsAbroad.org

Further info: 012 949 421 or 023 430 264
Email: DemsAbroadKH@gmail.com
Sponsored by Democrats Abroad – Cambodia Remember to bring a friend & Please pass this email onto others you think would be interested.

(please forgive multiple emails for this event – we are trying to normalize our database)

I hope to see you Saturday night!

Best Regards,

Wayne Weightman,
Chair
Democrats Abroad – Cambodia

See Below for Other important Voter Information:

If you’ve already sent in your ballot – thank you. If you haven’t voted yet, which category do you fall under? Go to the instructions for your category (1 through 3).
1) I Haven’t Requested a Ballot!
2) I Don’t Have My Ballot Yet!
3) How Do I Mail My Ballot?
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1) I Haven’t Requested a Ballot!

- Go to
http://www.democratsabroad.org/sites/all/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=58961&qid=3210551
and print out your FPCA form (ballot request) and FWAB (write-in ballot).
- Sign the FPCA.

- Fax your FPCA to 703.693.5527 along with the fax cover sheet that accompanies your print-out.

- Go to 2) below.

2) I Don’t Have My Ballot Yet!

- Don’t wait any longer. Use the FWAB (write-in ballot)

- If you kept your FWAB from Vote From Abroad, use it.

- If you lost the FWAB from before, go back to
http://www.democratsabroad.org/sites/all/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=58961&qid=3210551
and print out the FWAB and the Voter Affirmation/Declaration again.

- Follow all instructions on the FWAB instruction sheet.

- Write-in first and last name of all candidates.

- To look up your House and Senate candidates, go to: http://www.democratsabroad.org/sites/all/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=58962&qid=3210551
If you don’t know your House district, go to
http://www.democratsabroad.org/sites/all/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=58963&qid=3210551
and input your zip code. If you need to find your 9 digit zip code, go to: http://www.democratsabroad.org/sites/all/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=58964&qid=3210551

- Put ONLY the ballot in a blank envelope – this is your SECURITY ENVELOPE.

- Sign the Voter Declaration/Affirmation. See if you need a witness:
· Alabama: 2 witnesses OR Notary (must be over the age of 18)
· Alaska: 1 witness (dated and signed)
· Arizona: Proof of Citizenship (copy of passport or birth certificate)
· Louisiana: 2 witnesses (must sign security envelope)
· Minnesota: Self Certification by putting passport number or last 4 digits of SSN on ballot return envelope
· North Carolina: 2 witnesses (must be over 18 sign and include address)
· South Carolina: 1 witness – No signature necessary
· Virginia: 1 witness – No signature necessary
· Wisconsin: 1 witness (both voter and witness must sign security envelope– witness must be a U.S. Citizen, over 18)
- Place the Security Envelope, the Voter Affirmation/Declaration Form (and your FPCA if you came from Instruction 1) above) into a larger mailing envelope.

- Enter Return Address – Write your name and current mailing address in the upper left hand corner of the mailing envelope.

- Address the Envelope – Write the address of your Local Election Office on the mailing envelope. The address of your Local Election Office is provided on your customized information sheet.

3) How Do I Mail My Ballot?

Go to the US embassy – Go to the ACS desk (1pm to 4pm – bring your passport!), make sure you have printed the postage paid template on your mailing envelope or get one from us at the FCC on Saturdays
http://www.democratsabroad.org/sites/all/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=58965&qid=3210551
There is a special mailing on Monday, Oct 27 at the US Embassy. They are DHL’ing ballots to the US. Get your ballot in there before 3pm Monday the 27th!

Questions? Send to votercentral@democratsabroad.org