Item - OMO CHILD: THE RIVER AND THE BUSH

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OMO CHILD: THE RIVER AND THE BUSH

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  • 2016 (Creation)

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86 mins
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Director: John Rowe: UK, [2016]
Producer: John Rowe and Tyler Rowe for Journeyman Pictures; distributed by Films Media Group
Language: English and some Kera with English subtitles
In Ethiopia’s Omo Valley, children are being killed horrifically under an ancient tradition known as ’mingi’. Teeth growing in a certain order can bring a child a death sentence. One young tribesman, Lale Labuko, strives for change through education and adopting the cursed children. But challenging tribal superstition isn’t easy and as he battles to save lives, things are not all that they seem. This clever film will stay with you long after you watch it. Participants: Lale Labuko, Silbo Shanko, Zelalem Ethsay, Tsehay Ayele, Ariyo Dore, Dore Lokoya, Ari Lale, Babur Mayde, Bi Lale, Dore Akir, Labuko Zino Gunza, Dore Lale Haila.

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