Red Leaves

Meseganio Tadela, 74, is a hard, obstinate, and nervous man. He immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia 28 years ago with his family. He has chosen to zealously retain his culture, talks very little, and hardly speaks Hebrew. After losing his wife, he is afraid of dying and being alone. Meseganio sets out on a journey that leads him through his children's homes. He comes to realize that he belongs to a rapidly disappearing class that believes in retaining Ethiopian culture. The harsh reality hits him in the face. Having come to know some of life's new realities, he tries to survive according to his own ways.

Original title:
Alim adumim
Year:
2014
Length:
82 minutes
Country:
Director:
Bazi Gete
Genre:

Shown at

  1. 12th Annual Sheba Film Festival - 2015
  2. Boston Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  3. Israeli Film Festival (Nepal) - 2018
  4. Jewish International Film Festival (Australia) - 2015
  5. PJFF Fall Festival - 2015
  6. San Francisco Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  7. UK Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  8. Washington Jewish Film Festival - 2016

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