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Avishai Yeganyahu Mekonen, 48, capturing the Ethiopian Jewish experience on film

Cleveland Jewish News 28 Jun 2022
My films and photography work are very much influenced by my Ethiopian Jewish identity, from”400 Miles to Freedom” to “Seven Generations,” which explored the oral history of the Ethiopian Jewish community ... The post Avishai Yeganyahu Mekonen, 48, capturing the Ethiopian Jewish experience on film appeared first on Jewish Telegraphic Agency.
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New awareness campaign launched as donkey named most trafficked animal in the world

Business Ghana 19 May 2022
The Donkey Sanctuary has today launched a new animated awareness film ... The film follows the story of a young Ethiopian girl whose working donkey is stolen in the night by skin traders ... Still from ‘Innocent Lives’ - a new campaign film from The Donkey Sanctuary.
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Donkey named most trafficked animal in the world

New Business Ethiopia 18 May 2022
The film follows the story of a young Ethiopian girl whose working donkey is stolen in the night by skin traders ... Often, it is the most vulnerable in these communities who suffer most, and the main character in our film represents the young girls who risk being removed from education in order to cover the work their donkeys can no longer do.”.
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Glenn Close and Niv Sultan take viewers into a new season of Tehran

The Telegraph India 06 May 2022
The Russian KGB has had its long stint in Hollywood, spawning hit after hit. The action has moved ... The film Red Sea Diving Resort centres around Mossad evacuation of Ethiopian Jews out of a 1984 civil war ... Advertisement ... I quickly watched it and was very impressed ... The show obviously couldn’t be filmed in Iran, so the team recreated Tehran in Athens ... .
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Utica documentary screening at Stanley will raise funds for Ukrainian refugees

Observer Dispatch 02 May 2022
The film showing will be followed by a question and answer panel moderated by pollster, author and Utica native John Zogby and film director Loch Phillips ... Produced by Off Ramp Films, the documentary follows a Sudanese family who arrives in Utica seeking refuge after spending six years in an Ethiopian refugee camp.
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Ethiopia plans push in intellectual property rights

Anadolu Agency 25 Apr 2022
Benyam Werku, the head of the Ethiopian Theatre Professionals Association and board member of 17 creative rights groups, told Anadolu Agency that besides also being pirated and ... Amid such violations, the Ethiopian film industry has been left in a "slow-motion regression," he said.
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African cinema is more exciting than ever. Where's its wider recognition?

The Philadelphia Tribune 20 Apr 2022
The continent has been producing more movies than ever, with 12 countries submitting films to the Oscars in 2021 -- a record ... Netflix just began production on the third season of "Blood & Water," a South African teen crime show, and distributed a rerelease of Ethiopian director Haile Gerima's landmark film "Sankofa" late last year.
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Mandel JCC Cleveland Jewish Film Festival among virtual Passover Film Festival presenters

Cleveland Jewish News 13 Apr 2022
The first virtual Passover Film Festival, presented by the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, announced the lineup of films and supplemental events to stream on demand April 14 to April 24, according to a news release ... This year’s film lineup includes ... The Incredible Story of Ethiopian Jewry” (Director Levi Zini, 2021).
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Mandel JCC Cleveland Jewish Film Festival among presenters of first virtual Passover Film Festival

Cleveland Jewish News 12 Apr 2022
The first virtual Passover Film Festival, presented by the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, announced the lineup of films and supplemental events to stream on demand April 14 to April 24, according to a news release ... This year’s film lineup includes ... The Incredible Story of Ethiopian Jewry” (Director Levi Zini, 2021).
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Join the NY Jewish Week and our partners for the first-ever Virtual Passover Film Festival

Cleveland Jewish News 04 Apr 2022
(New York Jewish Week) — This Passover, the New York Jewish Week is partnering with the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan for their first-ever Virtual Passover Film Festival. The online-only event will feature eight Jewish and Israeli films that touch on themes of Passover, including redemption, miracles and keeping traditions.
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Indian origin barber's journey to dress hair of Ethiopian rulers

Anadolu Agency 02 Apr 2022
Far away from India, in the eastern Ethiopian city of Harar, the uncanny similarities between Bachu Asharam, 72, a barber, and veteran Indian cine actor Amitabh Bachchan, leaves passersby and his customers awestruck.  ... “I only regret that I have not been granted Ethiopian citizenship.
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Building Bridges to Fight Antisemitism in Schools

The Algemeiner 24 Mar 2022
Imagine the look on kids’ faces if they could see Captain America Chris Evans, who portrayed an Israeli Mossad agent leading a mission to transport Ethiopian Jewish refugees to Israel in the film “The Red Sea Diving Resort,” walk into their classroom to talk about the state of Israel.
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Ethiopia pledges action after video shows uniformed men burning civilians alive

Egypt Independent 15 Mar 2022
Reuters was not able to verify the time and location where the video was filmed or the actions it showed. In the video, some of the men in the crowd are wearing Ethiopian military uniforms as well as uniforms from other regional security forces.
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Ethiopia vows to investigate 'extremely savage act' as footage shows man burned alive

The Daily Telegraph 14 Mar 2022
A video of a bound man being pushed alive onto a burning pyre by Ethiopian government soldiers has horrified observers across east Africa ... However, on Sunday the state-affiliated Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said government forces were responsible for burning an ethnic Tigrayan man to death.�.
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Ethiopia says it will act after video shows uniformed men burning civilians alive

The Observer 13 Mar 2022
Reuters was not able to verify the time and location where the video was filmed or the actions it showed. In the video, some of the men in the crowd are wearing Ethiopian military uniforms as well as uniforms from other regional security forces.

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