Fans of independent film and foreign affairs should see tonight’s screening of Haile Gerima’s Teza, hosted by WPFW and the European Commission.

Gerima’s film follows Anberber, a displaced Ethopian who studied medicine in Germany with hopes of bringing his skills back home, only return to a country  ravaged bythe Marxist dictator Haile Mariam Mengistu.

An interview with Gerima, and venue details, after the jump.


Tonight at 8 p.m. at Avalon Theater, 5612 Connecticut Ave. NW. $30.