FULL FILM NOW AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaeBHbimUso

It’s 1997 in Seattle’s Yesler Terrace, and 10-year-old Abai is on a quest to find fresh batteries for his Casio keyboard for one last music lesson with his older brother Sam before seeing him sent back to their native Eritrea, indefinitely.

Web | yeslerfilm.com
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Starring:
Joseph Smith
Natnael Moges
Eyobe Alemu
Rahwa Habte

Directed by: Zia Mohajerjasbi
Screenplay by: Zia Mohajerjasbi
Story By: Saman Maydani, Zia Mohajerjasbi & Futsum Tsegai
Produced by: Kirby Teuila Grey, Zia Mohajerjasbi & Sam Toloui
Cinematographer: Nicholas Wiesnet

Jury Honorable Mention | 2015 Athens International Film + Video Festival
Official Selection | 2015 Seattle International Film Festival
Best Short Film | 2015 San Francisco Black Film Festival
Official Selection | 2015 FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival
Official Selection | 2015 Hollyshorts Film Festival
Official Selection | 2015 Harlem International Film Festival
Official Selection | 2015 NYC Independent Film Festival
Official Selection | 2015 Tacoma Film Festival
Best Actor, Joseph Smith | 2015 Tacoma Film Festival
Official Selection | 2015 Marfa Film Festival
Official Selection | 2016 Richmond International Film Festival
Official Selection | 2016 Festival International Du Panafricain De Cannes
Official Selection | 2016 Sacramento International Film Festival

More info on “Hagereseb” Official Trailer (2015)

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