What is the price for growing up without the support of a mother? A young girl must navigate getting her first period without the help she needs from her mom.
Written and Directed by: Zufan Gevre
Fiction, 11 min, 2022, Color
Production: The Sam Spiegel Film & TV School - Jerusalem (JSFS)
Language: Amharic with English subtitles
Cast: Lian Harari, Tovit Semay, Shmuel Baru, Havaa Tizazu
On the day Ari gets her first period, she was hoping for her mother's support. But quickly realizes that today-as on most other days, she has to take care of herself.
AWARDS & FESTIVALS:
Chicago International Children's Film Festival 2022