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Lamb / Ama Ampadu and Laurent Lavolé present a Slum Kid Films, Gloria Films, Heimatfilm production ; a film by Yared Zeleke ; written and directed by Yared Zeleke ; producer, Ama Ampadu, Laurent Lavolé, Johannes Rexin ; screenplay written with the collaboration of Géraldine Bajard.

Zeleke, Yared, 1978- (film director,, screenwriter.). Ampadu, Ama, (film producer.). Lavolé, Laurent, (film producer.). Rexin, Johannes, (film producer.). Bajard, Géraldine, (screenwriter.). Amare, Rediat, (actor.). Siyum, Kidist, (actor.). Assefa, Welela, (actor.). Teshome, Rahel, (actor.). Slum Kid Films, (production company.). Gloria Films, (production company.). Heimatfilm (Firm), (production company.). Kimstim Films, (publisher.). Rediat Amare, Kidist Siyum, Welela Assefa, Surafel Teka, Rahel Teshome, Indris Mohamed. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Series Information

KimStim collection.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD LAM (Text) 31951004290943 Main Floor - DVDs Global Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786316613691
  • ISBN: 6316613695
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Kimstim, Inc., [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
Wide screen (16:9).
Includes trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Josée Deshaies ; editor, Véronique Bruque ; music, Christophe Chassol.
Participant or Performer Note:
Rediat Amare, Kidist Siyum, Welela Assefa, Surafel Teka, Rahel Teshome, Indris Mohamed.
Summary, etc.:
The film tells the story of young Ephraim, a half-Jewish, Ethiopian boy who is sent by his father to live among distant relatives after his mother's death. Ephraim uses his cooking skills to carve out a place among his cousins, but when his uncle decides that his beloved sheep must be sacrificed for the next religious feast, he hatches a plan to save the animal and return home.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen.
Language Note:
Amharic dialogue with English subtitles.
Subject: Boys > Ethiopia > Drama.
Jewish children > Ethiopia > Drama.
Animal sacrifice > Prevention > Drama.
Foster parents > Ethiopia > Drama.
Runaway children > Ethiopia > Drama.
Genre: Coming-of-age films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Motion pictures > Ethiopia.

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