Join us for an encore screening of ETHIOPIQUES: REVOLT OF THE SOUL!
Saturday June 23 | 9:30pm
Robson Square (north side)
Bring a blanket or pillow to sit on!
In the late 1960s, in the capital of Ethiopia, record store owner-turned-music producer Amha Eshete noticed something strange—there was no Ethiopian music being produced and sold in his country. Herein began the birth of recorded Ethiopian music, imbued with the flavours of funk, soul and jazz. While technically illegal at the time, the music was celebrated by the people and tolerated by...