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Variety of films highlight 2021 Jewish Film Festival

The Buffalo News 19 Apr 2021
Powerful dramas, films of discovery, enlightening documentaries and stories of the Holocaust headline the 36th annual Buffalo International Jewish Film Festival, now in its second year of streaming online ... The April 27 talkback will feature Ryan Porush, director of "The Passengers," a film about Ethiopian Jews trying to emigrate to Israel.
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Kenya's dream tech city becomes a nightmare

The National 11 Apr 2021
"Nobody can wait that long for a city to be built ... Other smart cities planned across Africa include Nigeria's Eko Atlantic City near Lagos that will house 250,000 people on land reclaimed from the sea, Ghana's Hope City and an Ethiopian city styled as the real Wakanda after the film Black Panther ... After a few days, the rhetoric cooled.
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MUBI Takes UK, Lat Am, Italy, France, Germany, More, On Sundance Title ‘Faya Dayi’

Vibe Magazine 09 Apr 2021
Faya Dayi Jessica Beshir, courtesy of Merkhana Films ... Through the prism of the khat trade, the film charts the stories of people caught between violent government repression, khat-induced fantasies and dangerous journeys beyond borders ... Brooklyn-based Mexican-Ethiopian filmmaker Beshir also produces the feature.
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Janus Films Takes North American Rights To ‘Faya Dayi,’ “Gorgeously Cinematic” Doc From Director Jessica Beshir

Vibe Magazine 06 Apr 2021
‘Do Not SplitDirector Anders Hammer On Capturing Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Revolt, And China’s Response To Oscar Nod MTV Documentary Films’ Oscar-Nominated ‘Hunger Ward’ Set For Paramount+ Debut NatGeo Acquires Director Matthew Heineman’s Covid-19-Themed Documentary ‘The First Wave,’ Plans 2021 Debut View All ... Janus Films.
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Graphic video shows Ethiopian troops executing prisoners in Tigray - CNN

The Jerusalem Post 03 Apr 2021
A gruesome video allegedly filmed by a whistleblower in the Ethiopian Army shows what appears to be Ethiopian troops executing an estimated 34 unarmed men in the Tigray region in January, the US-based Tigrai Media House reported ... "Why don't you come close and film the ...
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'Two bullets is enough'

Fremont Tribune 02 Apr 2021
The video is not timestamped and CNN does not have the original, raw footage to examine the file's metadata but it is likely the video was filmed that same day ... The source told him that the video was filmed on a mobile phone by an Ethiopian army soldier turned whistleblower involved in the mass killing.
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‘Two bullets is enough’ – Analysis of Tigray massacre video raises questions for Ethiopian Army

Egypt Independent 02 Apr 2021
The video is not timestamped and CNN does not have the original, raw footage to examine the file’s metadata but it is likely the video was filmed that same day ... The source told him that the video was filmed on a mobile phone by an Ethiopian army soldier turned whistleblower involved in the mass killing.
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Video: Tadias Conversation With Tigist Kebede of Habeshaview

Tadias 01 Apr 2021
As Tigist explains, Habeshaview works with filmmakers both in Ethiopia and the Diaspora to curate, produce, screen and distribute high-quality original Ethiopian films.
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Spotlight: Three Ethiopian Films Featured at New African Film Festival in U.S.

Tadias 27 Mar 2021
(TADIAS) — This year’s U.S.-based New African Film Festival features three award-winning Ethiopian films including the 2020 Oscar Selection Running Against The Wind; filmmaker ... Below are descriptions and trailers of the Ethiopian films courtesy of AFI Silver Theatre.
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Fact check: Are other nations involved in the war in Tigray?

Indian Express 19 Mar 2021
DW verified that this video was indeed filmed in Adigrat, the second-largest town in Tigray, on a highway that heads from the Eritrean-Ethiopian border to the regional capital Mekelle ... When compared with news agency photos of the Ethiopian and Eritrean military respectively, the uniforms appear similar.
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Academy Museum to Honor Sophia Loren, Haile Gerima at Gala

Tadias 09 Mar 2021
Gerima is acclaimed for his portraits of Black urban life in films like “Bush Mama” and “Ashes & Embers.” The Ethiopian-born filmmaker will be receiving the inaugural Vantage Award, recognizing artists who have contextualized or challenged dominant narratives in film.
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Academy Museum to honour Sophia Loren, Haile Gerima at gala

North Shore News 08 Mar 2021
Gerima is acclaimed for his portraits of Black urban life in films like “Bush Mama” and “Ashes & Embers.” The Ethiopian-born filmmaker will be receiving the inaugural Vantage Award, recognizing artists who have contextualized or challenged dominant narratives in film.
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Is Hollywood ready to stop stereotyping Africa?

Joy Online 06 Mar 2021
Coming To America set the tone [within mainstream Western cinema] for Black Panther with the African garments and the culture,” says Gabrielle Tesfaye, a US director of Ethiopian and Jamaican heritage whose 2019 film Yene Fikir, Ethiopia (My Love, Ethiopia) was nominated for a Film Africa award.
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Libraries honor Hilliard-Nunn during Black History Month

The Gainesville Sun 23 Feb 2021
This collection includes an online guide for campus and public users featuring film titles and local resources ... She brought our Festival Reception to a whole other level with the showing of Sankofa (An Ethiopian drama film centered on the Atlantic slave trade) at a local theatre.
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Ruth Negga to star in Josephine Baker series

RTE 13 Feb 2021
The series will be directed by Black-ish and Empire director Millicent Shelton ... The Ethiopian-Irish actress' new film, Passing, is due on screens later this year and was recently acquired by Netflix ... .
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