Best Narrative Short Award
Days before his 18th birthday, Abel (Ethan Herisse, “When They See Us”) finds himself about to age out of his orphanage and leave his younger brother, Kiya, behind. But when a prospective adopting couple threatens to break their relationship apart, the brothers wrestle with the reality that they will never be adopted. Inspired by a true story.
Date: Sunday, August 29
Location: Town Hall Theater
Director: Josh Leong
Writer: Josh Leong
Producer: Sofia Bara [Attending MNFF7]
Language: Amharic w/English subtitles, English