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Menged

Ethiopia, 2006 (MIFF 2007, Africa! Africa!)

Director: Daniel Taye Workou

Menged

A lot can happen in the Ethiopian countryside on the long way to the market. A father and his son follow everybody's good advice…and come back to their senses. Adapted from a traditional Ethiopian Folk Tale, ""Menged"" is very much a parable for Ethiopia today: a country in transition between modernism and traditional belief.

D/S Daniel Taye Workou P Mesereta Argaw & Solomon Bekele WS BiraBiro Films L Ethiopian w/English subtitlesTD 35mm/col/2006/20mins

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