Anbessa

Anbessa

About

Anbessa | | | | 86 min

Anbessa is a lyrical documentary that takes us on a journey of childhood adventures and magical realism as we accompany a creative, sensitive and bold young boy using his imagination and sharp wits to battle forces beyond his control, and escape the stark reality of displacement.

Awards

Best Director and Honorable Mention for Best Documentary Feature Mountainfilm Telluride

Honorary Mention for Best Documentary at Durban Intl Film Festival

El Mirador Award for Best Feature-length Documentary at MiradasDoc

SIMA Award 2020 for the Best Cinematography

European Children’s Cinema Award (ECFA) for Feature Documentary at Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People, Greece