Fighting to be Free

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Shorts Program 7: Women in Shorts
AMC Castleton Square Theater 11 Wed, Oct 18, 2017 8:00 PM
Films in this program include the following: Whirlpool, Fighting to Be Free, Still Sophie, Jesszilla, French, Le Grand Bain.
Shorts Program 7: Women in Shorts
AMC Traders Point Theater 11 Thu, Oct 19, 2017 2:30 PM
Films in this program include the following: Whirlpool, Fighting to Be Free, Still Sophie, Jesszilla, French, Le Grand Bain.
Film Info
Film Type:Documentary Short
Release Year:2016
Runtime:29 min.
Production Country:Ethiopia
Original Language:English
Tigrinya
Subtitles:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Cheryl Halpern
Mitchell Stuart
Cast:H.E. Azeb Mesfin
Hon. W/ro. Netsannet Asfaw
Hon. W/ro. Kidisan Nega Medhanie
Hon. W/ro. Tsiwahab Tadesse
Col. Brha Beyene
Producer(s):Cheryl Halpern
Mitchell Stuart
Screenwriter:Cheryl Halpern
Mitchell Stuart
Executive Producer(s):Cheryl Halpern
Mitchell Stuart

Description

"Fighting to be Free" documents the the heroic stories of young female freedom fighters in Ethiopia during the 20th century. These women left their families and homes to join the struggle to bring freedom, peace and democracy to their country. They serve as role models for leadership and courage for women.     

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