May 1st - 3rd, 2020
May 1st - 3rd, 2020

The Other Side

Best Connecticut Short Film Award
USA, ETHIOPIA / DRAMA / 17 MINS

Days before his 18th birthday, Abel (Ethan Herisse, “When They See Us”) finds himself about to age out of his orphanage and leave his younger brother, Kiya, behind. But when a prospective adopting couple threatens to break their relationship apart, the brothers wrestle with the reality of never being adopted. Inspired by a true story.

Director(s): Josh Leong
Producer(s): Sofia Bara, Bemnet Yemesgen, Augustine Hong, Jonathan Ferguson, Khalil-El Ghoul, Sounil & Gracie Yu, Daniel & Carolina Bara, Jin & May Leong
Screenwriter(s): Josh Leong
Editor(s): Josh Leong
Dir. of Photography: Tom Ingwersen
Key Cast: Ethan Herisse, Wayna, Adonai Kelelom

Live Q&A

Join the filmmaking team in a live Q&A on May 15, 2020 at 5pm EST using this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83767307272

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