I saw the trailer for this short film back in 2015, it excited me because it’s one of the first westernised films incorporating my Eritrean culture. It also disappointed me because I wanted to be the first person to present a project like this.
As it is a short film it couldn’t be released straight away, the makers have to generate a buzz. This meant that I saw the actual film a year and a half later. They had screenings before then but they were all based in the US.
Hageraseb is set in 1997, the premise for the
When was it made?: 23 May 2015
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What working practices did they adopt?: handheld
How was it distributed?: film festivals and then youtube, also social media famous music artist like macle more promoting the film.
What awards did it win and why?: best short film Sanfransico black film festival