Film Screening + Discussion: Yene Fikir Ethiopia

February 28

“Yene Fikir Ethiopia”, meaning My Love Ethiopia, tells the turbulent and mystical journey of a young girl after being separated from her family during the violent Red Terror. As she embarks on her journey, magical guardian angels are sent to aid her by a mysterious and ancient Goddess in the sky, holding the secret to heal her homeland. With the presence of her angels, and the power of her magical krar, she discovers hidden powers within herself she was unaware of before.

In addition to “Yene Fikir Ethiopia”, Gabrielle Frewayni Tesfaye’s past award winning short film, “The Water Will Carry Us Home” will also screen with an additional behind the scene animation process video.

Following the screening, Tesfaye will facilitate a community discussion surrounding topics of cultural storytelling, migration and healing family trauma w/ and audience Q&A.

Entrance is donation based, donations going towards refugee support for Thai Freedom House!

Media: Animation & Live action
Total film running time: 20 min. discussion/q&a to follow

View trailer here:

Event Details

Timing: 7pm

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