Tsehai Films

Tsehai Films An imprint of Tsehai Publishers focused on producing educational films with a focus on combating neg Tsehai Films is an imprint of Tsehai Publishers, an independent, academic press focused on indigenous African knowledge production and based at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California.

Tsehai Films produced two short documentaries in 2013, "Ethiopian Reminiscences" and "Robert Radin - A Beautiful World," and is currently in post-production on a feature length documentary about Western media images and perception of Africa.

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TSEHAI Publishers
07/12/2020

TSEHAI Publishers

Read, watch, and listen to Black storytellers. Support Black-owned publishing houses. Encourage Indigenous knowledge production. Help build a better tomorrow.

12/25/2019
The Daily Show

The Daily Show

Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi on smashing through Eurocentric beauty standards, repping her small village in South Africa, and plans for using her platform during her reign.

12/21/2018
À Do

À Do

South Africa bans 'reverse colonialism' TV advert that shows a black man 'discovering' Europe

TSEHAI Publishers
09/04/2018

TSEHAI Publishers

Elias Wondimu, founder and Editorial Director of TSEHAI Publishers and TSEHAI Films arrived in Addis Ababa after 24 years of exile in the USA.

As Prime Minister Abiy said, ”the era of exclusion of the best to only claim oneself as the best is over in Ethiopia!”

Congratulations Elias!

04/06/2018
Smart is the New Sexy

Smart is the New Sexy

“You Need to Learn to Be Calm. This Is the Most Difficult Thing.”:

03/21/2017
Refinery29

Refinery29

Let Mindy Kaling's unwavering self-love help you feel like the QUEEN you are too 🙏

02/12/2017
Asian Boss

Asian Boss

What Koreans Think of Black People

Haile Gerima's fierce and independent films are about identity, independence and activism. Listen to his interview.
01/22/2017
The Source: Haile Gerima On The Activism Behind Making Films

Haile Gerima's fierce and independent films are about identity, independence and activism. Listen to his interview.

A fierce and independent storyteller, Haile Gerima has 40 years of experience creating globally recognized films about identity, independence and activism.

Wayna
01/10/2017

Wayna

Congrats to Ethiopian-born, Golden-Globe nominated actress @_ruthnegga_ for representing so stunningly last night! Talk about stepping into the spotlight with the poise of a veteran! We can't wait to see more! #goldenglobes #ruthnegga #thelovingmovie

03/01/2016
HuffPost

HuffPost

Jay Shetty explains why changing the world begins with us.

02/29/2016
The Raw Story

The Raw Story

Chris Rock just opened a blistering can of whoopass during his Academy Awards monologue!

#OscarsSoWhite #AcademyAwards #Oscars2016 #Oscars

Films For Action
02/14/2016
Films For Action

Films For Action

We should all know about the atrocities perpetrated by King Leopold II of Belgium, it's something we should have learnt in school alongside the atrocities of the holocaust. That most of us don't is "part of a long history of colonialism, imperialism, slavery and genocide in Africa that would clash with the social construction of the white supremacist narrative in our schools. It doesn’t fit neatly into a capitalist curriculum."

02/04/2016
ITV News

ITV News

Will Smith tells Good Morning Britain he's boycotting the Oscars because it's "almost criminal" if Hollywood doesn't show America's diversity.

01/27/2016
Women of Star Trek

Representation is half of the work and follows the rest.... Here is a good example of a visionary director’s work and an actor’s role in healing the wounds of neglect.

Hearing her tell this story never ceases to move me. THIS is what Star Trek is all about.

01/19/2016
Channel 4 News

Channel 4 News

"Are black people normally playing petty criminals? Are women always the love interest or talking about men?"

At an event organised by Channel 4, Idris Elba, star of LUTHER and The Wire, has told MPs our creative industries need to be more diverse.

01/17/2016
Variety

Variety

Creed director Ryan Coogler's impassioned speech on film criticism and the need for more diversity

Here's an article about Steve McQueen's Film "12 Years a Slave" from The Guardian. What do you think about this film?
02/05/2014
12 Years a Slave fails to represent black resistance to enslavement

Here's an article about Steve McQueen's Film "12 Years a Slave" from The Guardian. What do you think about this film?

While there is much to praise in film, omissions from Northup's original memoir miss opportunity to break Hollywood mould, says Carole Boyce Davies

Meet Moustapha Alassane, the father of African animation
12/09/2013
Moustapha Alassane: Father of African Animation

Meet Moustapha Alassane, the father of African animation

Moustapha Alassane is hailed as the father of African animation. Born in 1942 in N'Dougou Niger, Alassane is one of the first filmmakers in Africa contributing to African Cinema since his first fil...

More information about the film series: http://sftv.lmu.edu/programs/special/presents/
10/03/2013
SFTV Presents...

More information about the film series: http://sftv.lmu.edu/programs/special/presents/

As a premiere private institution, the school of film and television at LMU relies on the generosity of our alumni, friends, parents and corporate partners to provide the highest level of education in all areas of film, animation, television and digital media. It is because of the generous support o...

Los Angeles residents: The Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television is hosting a West African Film Fest...
10/01/2013

Los Angeles residents: The Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television is hosting a West African Film Festival this fall, along with film critic and scholar Elvis Mitchell. All events are free to those with an LMU ID. Events include screenings with filmmaker Q&A sessions. More info coming soon.

Part II of one of our favorite documentaries, "Racism: A History" http://goo.gl/oeHKjy
09/23/2013
Racism: A History [2007] - 2/3

Part II of one of our favorite documentaries, "Racism: A History" http://goo.gl/oeHKjy

Episode 2/3: Fatal Impacts - Looking at Scientific Racism, invented during the 19th century, an ideology that drew on now discredited practices such as phren...

A strange little slice of cinema history for youhttp://goo.gl/4Yd9W1
09/23/2013
When Ken Norton played Mandingo

A strange little slice of cinema history for you
http://goo.gl/4Yd9W1

Ken Norton, the champion professional boxer who died this week, also had a long, though not equally distinctive, career as an actor. He will, however, be remembered for one role: that of a slave pr...

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