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Ethiopia’s First Sci-Fi Film Unveils Eerie Trailer

JENNIFER SEFA-BOAKYE | OkayAfrica   in  · ·
February 12, 2015

Crumbs is a new feature-length film project from award-winning Addis Ababa-based Spanish director Miguel Llansó boldly touting itself as “the first ever Ethiopian post-apocalyptic, surreal, sci-fi feature length film.” Its cryptic official trailer, which we first spotted over on Shadow and Act, takes us deep into a bizarre universe inhabited by the beautiful Candy (played by Ethiopian actress Selam Tesfaye) and her diminutive scrap collecting partner Birdy (played by Ethiopian actor Daniel Tadesse Gagano), who sets out on a journey to uncover strange happenings in their otherwise desolate surroundings. The film, which clocks in at 68 minutes, made its world premiere last month at the Rotterdam International Film Festival and was recently picked up for digital distribution in the United States by IndiePix. Read the film’s synopsis and watch the eerie first trailer below…

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