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Eritrean Movie ‘DEBAS’ Making its Rounds in Major US Cities

The Eritrean movie ‘Debas’ or the ‘Ghost’ drew a platinum prize in the 2014 Houston’s Remi Award in the US. For the third consecutive years, Eritrean movies won Remi Award at the WorldFest Houston International Film Festival – Tiegisti (2012), Aklasia (2013) and Debas (2014)

By Haile Abraham,

LAST week the famous Eritrea movie “Debbas” was premiered at the Eritrean Community Civic Center (ECCC) in Washington, DC as a part of its current nationwide tour throughout the United States. Since I am familiar with Mekonned Woldeab’s prior film work, I was very anxious to see the movie. And what I saw was a great movie that is well-deserving of the Platinum Prize Award it received at the International Movie Festival in Houston.

So after watching the movie, here are what impressed me the most: Continue reading Eritrean Movie ‘DEBAS’ Making its Rounds in Major US Cities

Eritrean Movie ‘Debas’ (the Ghost) Wins Remi Award at Houston Worldfest

By Shabait,

THE Eritrean movie “Debas” or ‘the Ghost‘  drew a Platinum prize in the 2014 Houston’s Remi Award in the US.

A total of 4,500 movies from various countries were staged at the International Movie Festival which was conducted for the 47th time from 4 to 13 of this month. Continue reading Eritrean Movie ‘Debas’ (the Ghost) Wins Remi Award at Houston Worldfest

Eritrean film ‘Aklasia’ receives Rami Award

Aklasia movie director Daniel Tesfamariam displaying award certificate

By Shabait,

At the 46th International Film Completion conducted on 20 April in Houston city, USA, the Eritrean film ‘Aklasia’ has been nominated the best foreign film and thus received Rami Award.

A total of 3 thousand films from different countries participated in the international competition and ‘Aklasia’  a film which raises social issues that was written and directed by Daniel Tesfamariam  was among the 51 films to reach the final completion. Consequently it was nominated the best foreign film and thus awarded with Rami Award.

Likewise, Tsege Teklesenbet was among the six main actors nominated for the Best Actors’ Award.  Continue reading Eritrean film ‘Aklasia’ receives Rami Award