‘Lady Titi’ Shatters Stereotypes About Israel’s Ethiopian Community

Israel’s English-subtitled premier of Lady Titi, the country’s first commercial film about the Ethiopian community and the…

Tears, Exuberance as ‘Black Panther’ Opens Across Africa

In Ethiopia‘s capital, Addis Ababa, “Black Panther” has been selling out its five-times-a-day screenings at the…

AZEB WORKU: A Writer Who Dares to Push the Walls

Azeb Worku is a popular personality within the Ethiopian theatre and film circles. She is often…

Haile Gerima Is a Cinema Legend but Still Can’t Find Support for His Films

His new fund-raising effort has been championed by Ava Duvernay. Haile Gerima makes movies about social…

Effective ‘Difret’ looks at abhorrent practice in Ethiopia

The compelling “Difret” is a small film with a lot on its mind. Authentic and affecting,…

Rebuni receives awards at Ethiopian Film Festival

By Meheret Selassie Mekonnen, The Reporter Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Renowned for awarding the best Ethiopian…

Finding the lost treasures in films

Mackonen Michael, filmmaker, is deeply immersed in the ancient civilization of Ethiopia, believing that to move…

7th Addis International Film Festival to kick off

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The 7th edition of Addis International Film Festival is scheduled to kick…

’42’ bats up $9.1 million Friday, earns rare ‘A+’ CinemaScore

The Jackie Robinson baseball drama 42 exceeded industry expectations on Friday, grossing $9.1 million during its first day…