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A Novel About Ethiopian Women Who Fought in WWII to Get Film Adaptation | Colorlines

A Novel About Ethiopian Women Who Fought in WWII to Get Film Adaptation | Colorlines

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“Harriet” director Kasi Lemmons will write and direct Maaza Mengiste’s novel “The Shadow King”

The story of the Ethiopian women soldiers who fought against Mussolini’s 1935 World War II invasion in author Maaza Mengiste’s novel “The Shadow King” will be adapted into a film and helmed by “Harriet” director Kasi LemmonsDeadline reports. 

By N. Jamiyla Chisholm, Colorlines
Featured Image, Director Kasi Lemmons at a Celebration of Women in Film event on February 8, 2020, in Los Angeles.
Photo Credit: Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Reebok
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