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One more Ethiopia related event happening in October, if you are quick and are comfortable listening to Amharic, and  a few more for November, with one date change.

And don't forget that the Africa Film festival started today:
Friday 30 October - 8 November, Film Africa by The Royal African Society.
Friday 6 November, 19:00 GMT, Film - Finding Sally - Dir. Tamara Dawit - Canada/Ethiopia. 2020. 78 mins. English, Amharic with English subtitles - BFI Player/Facebook
[Interesting to compare it with Salem Mekuria's Film - Ye Wonz Maibel: Deluge, 1997, Duration: 61 mins]
(Finding Sally is available to watch on the BFI Player throughout the 10 days of the Festival. The BFI Player offers a 14-day free trial period, which means you could watch all of the online festival films for free and then decide whether to keep enjoying the diverse selection of cinema offered through their subscription)

Saturday 31 October, 14:00-16:30 GMT - የኢትዮጵያ ታሪክ፣ ወደኋላ የሚጎትተን ሰንሰለት ወይንስ ወደፊት የሚያሻግረን ድልድይ? by Ethiopian Diaspora for Peace
A discussion to review the difficult question of how best Ethiopian history should be written to allow Ethiopia to move forward as a nation - In Amharic...

Thursday 5 November, 17:00-17:45 GMT - SHELF LIFE: The Shadow King: Maaza Mengiste with Jill Bialosky by Virginia Festival of the Book
Author Maaza Mengiste discusses her latest novel, The Shadow King, with Jill Bialosky.

Sunday 8 November, 19:00 GMT - State Of The Horn Rewind Series: Unpacking Menelik II's Reign by State of the Horn
Date changed - Explore the complex legacy of Menelik II with their distinguished panel of historians!

Sunday 15 November, 16:30-17:30 GMT - Ethiopian Challah Baking: A Sigd Celebration by jHUB
Learn how to make defo dabo, or Ethiopian Challah, to celebrate the Ethiopian Jewish holiday of Sigd.
(They're in the USA so you'll have to find your own ingredients)

Monday 16 November, 12:00-14:30 GMT - Realising SDG9: Enhancing the skills and capacity of the next generation of innovators by Think Africa
Youth innovation projects implemented by Plan International in Uganda and Ethiopia.

Thursday 26 November, 17:00-19:00 GMT - Fire Pon Rome: Rastafari, Fascism and 21st Century Democracy by Subaltern & Decolonial Citizenship CRASSH Network
With Professor Robbie Shilliam
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