The documentary short film "Hairat" from Ethiopia by Director Jessica Beshir has been selected to be featured at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. "This is a visual and lyrical exploration of the nightly ritual between a man in Eastern Ethiopia and his feral companions," the Sundance Institute wrote describing "Hairat" in a press release. In Hairat Director Jessica Beshir, who was born in Mexico City and raised in Ethiopia, "returns to the city of her childhood to tell the story of one man’s extraordinary ritual that unfolds nightly in the outskirts of the walled city of Harar." Jessica's short film is one of 68 works from around the world that will be screened at Sundance from January 19th through 29th, 2017. #SundanceFilmFesrival #EthioCinema #Ethiopia #EthiopianAmerican
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  • tadiasmagThe documentary short film "Hairat" from Ethiopia by Director Jessica Beshir has been selected to be featured at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. "This is a visual and lyrical exploration of the nightly ritual between a man in Eastern Ethiopia and his feral companions," the Sundance Institute wrote describing "Hairat" in a press release. In Hairat Director Jessica Beshir, who was born in Mexico City and raised in Ethiopia, "returns to the city of her childhood to tell the story of one man’s extraordinary ritual that unfolds nightly in the outskirts of the walled city of Harar." Jessica's short film is one of 68 works from around the world that will be screened at Sundance from January 19th through 29th, 2017. #SundanceFilmFesrival #EthioCinema #Ethiopia #EthiopianAmerican

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