Mo Scarpelli | Italy, US | 86
A brand new condominium has shot up in the Ethiopian countryside, pushing farmers off their land for the construction, promising thousands of others a “better” way of life. Anbessa follows one boy caught between the two as he navigates modernization on his own terms in order to survive in a brave new world.
The Orphan (O Órfão)
Carolina Markowicz | Brazil | 15
Jonathas has been adopted but then returned due to his 'different' way. Inspired by true events.
Nikhil P. Yerawadekar Quartet
Nikhil P. Yerawadekar is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, writer, producer and music educator from Queens, NY known for his contributions to diverse, forward-thinking ensembles like Antibalas, Combo Lulo, Armo and his own Nikhil P. Yerawadekar & Low Mentality band. His Quartet of versatile collaborators aims to bring choice selections from the Ethiopian jazz era to life.
Live Music from Nikhil P. Yerawadekar Quartet
Q&A with director Mo Scarpelli and producer Caitlin Mae Burke
Screening will take place in Courtyard 5/6 at Industry City (entrance on 51 35th St). No refunds. In the event of rain, show will be indoors at same location. No outside alcohol is permitted.
51 35th St., Brooklyn, NY 11232