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Korean Cultural Center in the UAE announces ‘Creative Film Nights’

Gulf News 15 Mar 2023
Love Korean drama and cinema? The Korean Cultural Center in the UAE has just announced ‘Creative Film Nights,’ which will showcase monthly themed film screenings and a series of filmmaking workshops ... The film is a story about an Ethiopian woman’s embrace of her identity through the colour of her skin.

Israeli teachers' racist WhatsApp chat caught by pupils

BBC News 13 Mar 2023
The education minister apologises after Ethiopian Israeli girls film teachers mocking them on a trip. .

Pulled! A timeline of TV taken off air

The Observer 13 Mar 2023
After the film was previewed, the Labour leader threatened a legal injunction. The BBC eventually showed the film, though it omitted a section in which Dimbleby asked about the money received for his memoirs and the politician demanded that the cameras be stopped ... Ray Winstone (right) in the 1979 film remake of Scum ... Kendon Films/Allstar.

Long Beach Jewish Film Festival returns with comedy, drama, documentaries

Press Telegram 16 Jan 2023
A senior citizen who finds a marijuana market at his nursing home, a teen whose heritage results in rejection, a recovery center based on spirituality, a rebirth for a 78-year-old widow, the story of the Jewish Ethiopian community — experience all of these tales in five days at the Alpert Jewish Community Center in Long Beach.

EHRC marks eventful Human Rights celebration across December

Capital Ethiopia 01 Jan 2023
This year’s International Human Rights Day festival under the theme of ‘human dignity freedom and justice for all’ has been celebrated in conjunction with the second annual Human Rights Film Festival organized by the Ethiopian Human Rights ...

5 must-watch true crime documentaries that dropped on Netflix in 2022

The Telegraph India 28 Dec 2022
Here are five must-watch true crime documentaries that hit Netflix this year. The Tinder Swindler ... Downfall ... The Case Against Boeing examines incidents throughout the company’s history and zeroes in on the crashes of Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302. It includes archived film and interviews of staff, experts and technicians ... .

‘Super Fly,’ ‘House Party’ and more enter National Film Registry

The Grio 16 Dec 2022
Of the 25 films chosen this year, at least 15 are from filmmakers of color, LGBTQ+ and women. The Library of CongressNational Film Registry will expand its catalog to include classic films like “House Party” and “Super Fly” among those chosen for this year’s additions to the esteemed list.

‘When Harry Met Sally,’ ‘Iron Man,’ ‘Little Mermaid,’ ‘Hairspray,’ ‘House Party,’ ‘Carrie’ Enter National Film Registry

The Hollywood Reporter 14 Dec 2022
27, with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden joining Academy Museum director and president Jacqueline Stewart to discuss the films ... There are now 850 films in the registry ... Rebellion group of filmmakers, Ethiopian-born director Haile Gerima was inspired to make this film after seeing a Black Chicago woman evicted from her home during winter.

The Weeknd reveals he contributed new song to Avatar: The Way Of Water soundtrack

The Daily Mail 04 Dec 2022
The 32-year-old Canadian son of Ethiopian immigrants - who was last seen performing at SoFi Stadium on November 26 - captioned the teaser with the highly-anticipated sequel's release date ... The Way Of Water film score was composed by Simon Franglen who, with James Horner, created ...

'Honey Trap's truth, Diana's struggles and Disney' rom-coms

The Jerusalem Post 16 Nov 2022
The documentary was directed by Alamork Davidian, who made the acclaimed feature film, Fig Tree, about a young Ethiopian woman struggling with her decision to move to Israel, and her husband Kobi Davidian, a producer-director.

‘Sable would have been the winner if he had believed. But he must have thought, ...

Indian Express 15 Oct 2022
As Hospitals close children’s units, where does that leave Lachlan?. UPSC Essentials ... But thanks to Ethiopian filmmakers who are creating content now, Ethiopian movies have become very popular now ... I was the one who started it (making Ethiopian films) ... But then I realised there were no Ethiopian movies ... I asked him, ‘why don’t you make a film ? ... No way ... .

TIFF: ‘Blackfish’ Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite on Returning to Docs With ‘The Grab’

The Hollywood Reporter 16 Sep 2022
The film directly impacted the attendance and revenue of the theme park ... Nearly a decade later, after dabbling in narrative with features like 2017’s Megan Leavey and 2019’s Our Friend, Cowperthwaite has returned to non-fiction with The Grab, which had its debut at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Fascism's heirs: The rise of the far-right in Italy

Irish Independent 16 Sep 2022
To reassure foreign commentators, she put out this strange film where she said, ‘I’m not fascist’, and condemned elements of the past ... Italian soldiers “massacred Ethiopians, Greeks and Italian partisans and obediently arrested Jews on behalf of the Nazis”.

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