Why Ethiopia is Africa’s real Wakanda

This image released by Disney and Marvel Studios shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from “Black Panther,” in theaters on Feb. 16, 2018. (Marvel Studios/Disney via AP) ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Marvel... Read more »

Ethiopia: Africa’s real Wakanda and the struggle to stay uncolonized

Painting of Emperor Menelik II of Ethiopia at Battle of Adwa in 1896. (Chris Hellier/Corbis via Getty Images) By Paul Schemm Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Marvel Comics movie “Black Panther”... Read more »

Ethiopia’s ingenious video pirates – The Economist

The Economist Ethiopia’s ingenious video piratesThe EconomistDOWNLOADING a movie, legally or not, is prohibitively slow in Ethiopia, thanks to glacial internet speeds. Bootleg DVDs are everywhere, but even so it can be... Read more »

Ethiopia's Critically-Acclaimed Post-Apocalyptic Romance 'Crumbs' is Available for Streaming in the US – Okayafrica

Word from Shadow & Act is Addis Ababa-based Spanish director Miguel Llansó’s post-apocalyptic, sci-fi romance Crumbs can now be streamed in the U.S. through its independent distributor, Indie Pix’s website. The 68-minute-long... Read more »

Ye Ehud Weg Tamage Beyene back from South Africa :ESAT Ethiopia

ESAT Ye Ehud Weg 27 May 2012 Ethiopia about Journalist Abebe Gellaw and Activist Tamag Beyene at South Africa www.ethsat.com – Ethiopian Satellite Television (ESAT) ESAT is the first independent Ethiopian Satellite... Read more »

Ethiopian movie production records an increase

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) The movie industry in Ethiopia is showing a great rise with 75 films produced in the last year alone, attracting over 600,000 viewers, APA learns here on Tuesday. An... Read more »

Ethiopian Film Director/Writer Haile Gerima On France 24 ( Video Interview)

In today’s culture show, Hailé Gerima speaks cinema with Eve Jackson. Known for his independent, direct storytelling that’s anything but Hollywood, the director makes films about Ethiopia’s struggle. His best-known movie is... Read more »
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Youtube Start Renting Movies Quietly

Amid the news Hulu would begin offering a premium service at about ten bucks a month, YouTube quietly opened up its own paid video rental service.  ReadWriteWeb blog spotted this earlier today.... Read more »

Pew Survey Says Ethiopians Don’t Like Western Movies and Music

A survey has revealed that majorities in almost every country in sub-Saharan Africa say that Western music, movies and television have harmed morality in their nation, but majorities in most countries also... Read more »