Award-winning Ethiopian-American film to debut in Addis.

As a new generation of young people who were born abroad to Ethiopian parents comes of age, several voices have emerged to tell the story of their heritage through music, literature and film. The Texas-born, 29-year-old filmmaker Messay Getahun is a rising star among them, with his debut motion picture, Lambadina, making the rounds of film festivals across North America and picking up numerous nominations and awards over the past two years. The film was selected as "Best Film" at the Pan-African Film Festival in Los Angeles, as well as the Montreal International Black Film Festival and the San Francisco Black Film Festival. Finally, after much anticipation, Lambadina will premier in several theaters across Addis Ababa i...

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