Ethiopian migrant turns perilous journey into film

Zekarias Mesfin spent months making a movie about his dangerous illegal migration from Ethiopia — and when he arrived at the film’s premiere, he was in a coffin carried by six white-gloved... Read more »

Oscars 2017: Irish-Ethiopian actor Ruth Negga among the nominees

Oscars 2017: Ruth Negga nominated for best actress award January 24, 2017‘La La Land’ is the film to beat, earning 14 nominations including best picture … Read More Here Click Here to... Read more »

Saving Ethiopian Children Thought to Be Cursed – VOA

LOS ANGELES— Photographer John Rowe discovered a deeply held secret on visits to the Omo River Valley in southwestern Ethiopia, a place of traditional culture and spectacular beauty. Children regarded as cursed,... Read more »

Ethiopia: Qeyaye Qenbetoch (Red Leaves) Strips Away Family Veil –

opinion By Christian Tesfaye Special to Fortune Half a lifetime ago, the Ethiopian National Theatre was inaugurated to coincide with the King of Kings’ Silver Jubilee. The theatre did not look like... Read more »

Ethiopian Film Portrays Girls' Abduction for Forced Marriage – Voice of America

An award-winning film written and directed by an Ethiopian tells the story of a young Ethiopian girl caught up in the rural tradition of abducting girls for marriage. The story is true... Read more »

‘Zemene’ tells tale of survival and hope for Ethiopian girl

“Do good stuff.” I don’t know if Dr. Rick Hodes contemplated before he crafted this succinct response, or if his generous words rolled out like a mantra. I’m betting on the latter.... Read more »

CRUMBS, a surreal post-apocalyptic film from Ethiopia

Jason Weisberger at 9:38 am Fri, Feb 20, 2015 Check out this surprisingly twisted and odd trailer for CRUMBS, a feature length science fiction film from Ethiopia. Our friends at Comic Book... Read more »

New Film on Legendary Ethiopian Artist Asnaketch Worku – BBC

BBC News Legendary Ethiopian artist Asnaketch Worku is the subject of a new film entitled “Asni: Courage Passion Glamor in Ethiopia” by Ethiopian filmmakers Rachel Samuel and Yemane Demissie. (Courtesy photo) Asnaketch... Read more »

Asnaketch Worku ‘Ethiopia’s Edith Piaf’

A new film looks at the life of the Ethiopian singer, actor and dancer Asnaketch Worku, who the film’s director calls “Ethiopia’s Edith Piaf”. Rachael Samuel’s new film is called Asni and... Read more »

State-Owned Broadcaster Found Guilty of Defamation

The Federal First Instance Court Ninth Civil Bench at Lideta on Tuesday found the state-owned broadcaster, the Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency (ERTA), guilty of defamation. The charge that was brought by... Read more »