Ethiopian Dine and View pop up screening

St Philips Church Centre

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Friday 23 October 2015
19:00 - 22:30
Date Night
Over 18
As Cambridge African film fest celebrates its 14th anniversary, Love Brewed in an African Pot sees them pair film and food for an authentic African communal dining experience cooked up by Ethiopian Team Menelik Education. Accompanying your sharing platter starter will be a screening of an Ethiopian film The Price of Love.  Ethiopia is the exception with its rich, spicy stews and diversity of flavours, Ethiopian food surely qualifies as one the world’s great stand-alone cuisines. Don't miss this unique dining event.


Enjoy a delicious Ethiopian meal while you watch this Ethiopian film! This is the menu for the day! 

Vegetarian Options 1 – Ye-misir wot Split red lentils stewed in our deliciously rich berbere sauce with onions, garlic and ginger 2 – Kik alicha Yellow split peas prepared with onion, garlic, ginger and turmeric 3 – Beyanetu Combination of four vegetarian options 4- Injera (bread) 5 – Seasoned rice 6- Salad Meat Options 1 – Doro wot Chicken drumsticks marinated in lemon then stewed in a delicious spicy berbere sauce with onions, garlic and ginger root, served with hardboiled egg 2 – Derek tubs Strip of tender beef, seasoned with onions, sliced and seeded jalapeños and fresh rosemary; served well done 

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FILM TITLE: PRICE OF LOVE + Q&ADirector: Hermon HailayStarring: Fereweni Gebregergs, Kassahun Getatchew, Dawit Gulilat, Eskindir Tameru, Solomon Teka.Country of origin: EthiopiaYear of production: 2014Length: 99 min.Language: Amharic, with English subtitles.Genre: drama, romance. Trailer:

 Synopsis: This is the story of a young taxi driver who helps a young woman who works as a prostitute from being abused. Their caring relationship will develop into a love story that, while difficult, seems to be impossible to disregard. 


Price of Love won the Bi Kidude Award (Chairman’s Award) at Zanzibar International Film Festival 2015, and Best Film, Best Actor and Best Actress at Panafrican Film Festival, Cannes 2015. The film will be followed by a discussion with Michael Thomas (SOAS, University of London) and Estrella Sendra (CAFF Director).This film is part of a love-themed African film series called ‘From Africa, with Love’, in a collaboration between the five African film festivals in the UK: Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival in Scotland, Film Africa in London, Afrika Eye in Bristol, Watch-Africa in Wales, and the Cambridge African Film Festival (CAFF), in association with the BFI UK Audience Network’s LOVE Blockbuster Season.

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Cambridge African Film Festival

Cambridge African Film Festival 2015 The Cambridge African Film Festival (CAFF) is the longest-running annual African film festival in the UK. Since 2002, CAFF has been screening some of the best contemporary and classic African films; increasing knowledge and awareness of African and black culture in the East of England; and providing African filmmakers with large and engaged audiences. The festival is completely voluntarily run.