Latest News for: Ethiopian films


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 ... .

Viewpoint: From Ethiopia's Tigray region to Yemen, the dilemma of declaring a famine

BBC News 07 Feb 2021
The Ethiopian and Eritrean governments continue to deny this ... The Ethiopian government insists that these reports are exaggerated at best, and that it has the humanitarian crisis under control ... The Ethiopian government at the time denied the existence of that famine until it was exposed by a BBC film crew, led by Michael Buerk and Mohamed Amin.

UAE and Ethiopia close to bilateral agreement to protect domestic workers

The National 20 Jan 2021
The majority of Ethiopian women travel through informal channels in search of employment, travelling to the UAE on tourists visas and changing their visas upon arrival when they secure work, often with the help of placement agencies ... Last year, an employer in Kuwait filmed her Ethiopian maid falling from a seven-storey building.

Rise and fall of Ethiopia’s TPLF – from rebels to rulers and back

The Observer 25 Nov 2020
This week federal Ethiopian forces have closed in on Mekelle in the final stages of a bloody offensive launched earlier this month by Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, with the aim of eliminating the TPLF as a political force ... why ‘final’ offensive may not end Ethiopian conflict.

The Importance of Celebrating the Ethiopian Jewish Holiday of Sigd

The Algemeiner 24 Nov 2020
Members of the Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel dance during a ceremony marking the holiday of Sigd in Jerusalem, Nov ... Today, there are more than 135,000 Ethiopian Jews living in Israel ... This lack of awareness is slowly changing, arguably due to the exposure of the unique Ethiopian Jewish holiday called Sigd ... The film can be found on Netflix.

National Library's Docu.Text film festival goes online

The Jerusalem Post 15 Nov 2020
the National Library of Israel’s sixth annual Docu.Text Film Festival is going digital this year, with festivals in both the US and Israel, November 15-25 ... The film was directed by Udi Nir, Sagi Bornstein and Shani Rozanes. The other films explore a wide range of topics, including Ethiopian immigration and stolen identity during the Nazi era.
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