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The Way to Hawassa

Overview

Genre
Human Interest, Religion, and Portrait
Synopsis

Follow the journey of a grieving mother as she travels from Northern California back to her home country of Ethiopia, to do a work in memory of her son. Once there, her story intersects with Lantu's, a young girl born with severe disabilities. Doctors told the orphanage director they were wasting their time and money on her, but they didn't listen, and took her into their care. After she passed away, donations came pouring in, and an orphanage for children with disabilities was created in her name. As these two stories come together, a message of redemption and healing unfolds. These young people's lives, which were cut so short, continue to have a lasting legacy through the lives of children who carry a loss of their own.

Stage
in post-production

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Hemenway Productions
Country
United States
Years of Production
3
Locations
California, Ethiopia

Distribution Details

Release year
2020

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