Debebe
Eshetu
Hanna
Haiela
Meir
Desse

Red Leaves

A Film By Bazi Gete
Best Leading Actor Golden Leopard Award
Canada International Film and Television Festival
2015
Anat Pirchi Award for Best Debut Film
Jerusalem International Film Festival
2014
FIPRESCI
International Federation of Film Critics Award
2014
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Storyline

28 years ago Maseganio Tadela came to Israel from Ethiopia, he chooses fanatically to retain his original culture and hardly speaks Hebrew. Today he is 74, after losing his wife he is afraid, afraid of losing his identity, afraid of dying and afraid of being alone. Maseganio goes out on a journey through his childrens homes where he faces the harsh reality. He thought that he had passed on the Jewish Ethiopian culture and values, but he realizes that he belongs to a disappearing generation. After acknowledging the new reality, Maseganio decides to survive in his own ways.

Cast

Meseganio
Debebe Eshetu
Zeahva
Hanna Haiela
Baruch
Meir Desse
Moses
Solomon Mersha
Orly
Shula Mola
Bosana
Ruti Asarsai

Crew

Director
Bazi Gete
Producers
Haggai Arad & Elad Peleg
Line Producer
Boaz Vexler
Screenplay
Bazi Gete
Director of photography
Edan Sasson
Editor