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The Washington region is full of “transplants” — people who grew up in one place but spent their adulthood elsewhere. Now, one of the most recognizable members DC’s Ethiopian community of transplants is exploring the idea of ‘going home.’ We talk with filmmaker and Howard University professor Haile Gerima about his latest work — a meditation on childhood dreams and the inevitability of loss set against Ethiopia’s turbulent political backdrop — which is winning rave reviews around the world.
- Haile Gerima Filmmaker, writer, and director, "Teza"; also Professor, Howard University
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