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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