THE OTHER SIDEDirected by Josh Leong
- Action, Coming of Age, Family, Human Rights, International, Social Issues, Student
- Amharic, English
- 17 mins
- West Coast premiere
This film is only available to viewers in Southern California (excluding San Diego County) from October 1, 2020 at 12pm PT to October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm PT. Click here to watch the film on Eventive.
Days before his 18th birthday, Abel finds himself about to age out of his orphanage, which means leaving his younger brother behind. When a prospective adopting couple threatens to break their relationship apart, the brothers wrestle with waiting for a dream that may never be fulfilled.
Director, Writer: Josh Leong
Producer: Sofia Bara, Bemnet Yemesgen
Cast: Ethan Herisse, Adonai Kelelom, Wayna
Director of Photography: Tom Ingwersen
Original Music: Sam Gryzwa Gavin Brivik
Color: The Mill Andrew Ceen
Sound Editor: Upper West Sound Matthew Orlando
WWYD (What Would You Do?) 2020
Life is a series of reflection and choices, measuring the possible impact of what’s to come. From a new career path to a world with police artificial intelligence, these emerging filmmakers poignantly ask, “What would you do?” — Eseel Borlasa