World Broadcast Premiere HOT DOCS AT HOME ON CBC Thursday, April 30, 2020 CBC and GEM, 8:00pm (8:30 NT) and documentary Channel, 9:00pm ET/PT. A new documentary called Finding Sally tells the story of Selamawit “Sally” Dawit, who disappeared in Ethiopia at the age of 23. TORONTO — The TV adaptation of Sally Rooney's blockbuster book "Normal People" reaches Canadian audiences later this month. If You Watch: FINDING SALLY World Broadcast Premiere HOT DOCS AT HOME ON CBC Thursday, April 30, 2020 CBC and GEM, 8:00pm (8:30 NT) and documentary Channel, 9:00pm ET/PT

In September 1974, Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie‘s government was overthrown following years of declining popularity. About Tamara Dawit: Tamara Dawit, director of Finding Sally, is an Ethiopian-Canadian filmmaker based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where she runs a production company, Gobez Media. Dawit also manages the Creative Producers Training Program, which supports the development, training and export of Ethiopian film … After traveling to Ethiopia in the 1970s, she joined forces with rebels who were fighting the country’s brutal military government. FINDING SALLY A film by Tamara Mariam Dawit.

Tamara Mariam Dawit knew she had an unusual collection of aunts in Ethiopia, her estranged father’s sisters. Filmmaker Tamara Mariam Dawit’s Finding Sally will have its broadcast premiere Thursday (April 30) on Canadian pubcaster CBC, documentary Channel and CBC Gem as part the multi-platform “festival experience” Hot Docs at Home. Finding Sally premieres tonight on CBC and GEM at 8:00pm (8:30 NT) and documentary Channel at 9 ET/PT. Finding Sally premiered last week on “hotdocs” on CBC for Canadian audiences to an overwhelmingly positive response especially from the Ethiopian community. From Montreal-based Catbird Productions, Finding Sally tells the story of a 23-year-old woman from an upper class family who became a communist rebel […] As part of an exclusive offer for Hot Docs 2020 official selection festival films, Finding Sally will broadcast in Canada Thursday, April 30, 2020 on CBC and CBC Gem at 8pm (8:30pm NT) and CBC’s documentary Channel at 9pm ET/PT. More info here about Finding Sally here. Home Finding Sally CatBird Films presents FINDING SALLY, a film by Tamara Mariam Dawit, World Broadcast Premiere, HOT DOCS AT HOME ON CBC, April 30 Posted By: CDN Viewer on: April 17, 2020 In: Canadian Channels , CBC , CBC Gem , Documentary , Documentary Channel , Online TV While he was popular with the country’s elite, the wider population was less inclined towards the nobility. The daughter of an Ethiopian diplomat, Sally grew up in countries around the world, wherever her father was stationed. Dawit concludes, “With COVID-19 we can only ever plan two weeks in advance in terms of marketing. CBC Gem is available for FREE at the App Store and, or by subscription on Apple TV and Google Chromecast. Stream it now on CBC Gem.

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