TEZA-A WINNER FILM FROM ETHIOPIA!
A Curtain Raiser on the film:
It’s not often that a film jolts you into silence and awe.
TEZA is one of them, part of the reason being that I rendered my TESOL and ELT enhancing skills there for a number of years and therefore the region, behavioral patterns and Amharic dialogue is familiar to me. [I learned Amharic after landing in that nation for being more efficient and thus of being of better use to the children in 4700 schools but the ruling ministry thought I was a CIA plant!]
The director of the film was also born and brought up at the time I was present in Ethiopia ,and he has picked a story from the 1980’s, a most turbulent time in the history of that nation.
The Ethiopian intellectual Anberber—He’s a biochemist and biotechnologist–returns to his home nation from the West…
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