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Live and Become - Va, vis et deviens
The magnificent, epic story of an Ethiopian boy who is airlifted from a Sudanese refugee camp to Israel in 1984 during Operation Moses. Shlomo is plagued by two big secrets: He is neither a Jew nor an orphan, just an…
Lamb
This remarkable feature debut tells the story of young Ephraim, a half-Jewish, Ethiopian boy who is sent by his father to live among distant relatives after his mother's death. Ephraim uses his cooking skills to carve out a place among…
Vasermil
Named after the local soccer stadium in the Southern Israeli town of Beer Sheba, VASERMIL tells the story of three teenagers from separate marginalized communities, who pin their hopes on soccer as a way out. Shlomi, Adiel and Dima are…
400 Miles to Freedom
"That night I just remember running. No time to catch your breath, just running, because you want to be gone from the village before the sun comes up." -Avishai Mekonen, 400 MILES TO FREEDOM In 1984, the Beta Israel, a…
Asni - Courage, Passion and Glamour in Ethiopia
Asnaketch Worku was an extraordinary musical artist who is as much a cultural icon to Ethiopians as Billie Holiday is to Americans and Edith Piaf to the French. She lived her life on the edge of her artistry, over the…
Fathers
Three dramatic shorts from Tanzania, Nigeria and Ethiopia take a critical look at the relationship between fathers and their children in contemporary Africa. Clip #1: "Surrender" - Clip #2: "The Father" - Clip #3: "A Barber's Wisdom" -
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