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  • Director

    Mo Scarpelli

  • Run Time

    96 mins

  • Release Year

    2019

  • Country of Origin

    EthiopiaItalyUSA

  • Certificate

    12A

  • Language

    Amharic with English subtitles

  • Format

    Digital

Anbessa + Short

Part of the Take One Action Film Festival Season

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Asalif is a young Ethiopian boy whose life has been upended by the socio-economic developments that are reshaping his home city, his country and his future. With dream-like poetry and stunning cinematography, Anbessa brings Asalif’s inner world of childhood adventures to life, in the shadow of rapid urbanisation. 
Presented in association with Mercy Corps.

Screening with Dulce (Guille Isa & Angello Faccini | USA, Colombia | 2018 | 11 min)

BEYOND THE SCREEN


Join us after the film to explore sustainable economic development and how planning policy can help ensure subsistence farmers (like Asalif’s family) can coexist with growing urban populations and continue to enjoy a life characterised by proximity to nature, and rooted in community. We will be joined by guests including representatives from Mercy Corps.

 

 



 



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