Meteni The Lost One (Ethiopia)

Directed by Wondwossen Deress

2002, 30 min.

The second short, Meteni The Lost One, tells the story of Meteni, a young Afar woman who moves her family and their herds from one camp to another in northeastern Ethiopia. Pregnant and ill, she continues the punishing workload her husband expects of her, with tragic consequences. DVD provided courtesy of the Ethiopian Gemini Trust.

Sponsored by the Queen of Sheba Ethiopian Restaurant.