‘Anbessa’ (Ethiopia/Italy)

7PM: Cultural Performances & Food Offerings
Nightfall: Film begins

Directed by Mo Scarpellio
2019 / 86 mins
Not Rated
Programmed by Rooftop Films

A brand new condominium has shot up in the Ethiopian countryside, pushing farmers off their land for the construction, promising thousands of others a “better” way of life. Anbessa follows one boy caught between the two as he navigates modernization on his own terms in order to survive in a brave new world.

Anbessa is preceded by a short film:

The Orphan / O Órfão (Brazil)
Directed by Carolina Markowicz
2018 / 15 minutes
Programmed by Rooftop Films

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