Anbessa is a lyrical documentary that takes us on a journey of childhood adventures and magical realism as we accompany a creative, sensitive and bold young boy using his imagination and sharp wits to battle forces beyond his control, and escape the stark reality of displacement.
Best Director and Honorable Mention for Best Documentary Feature Mountainfilm Telluride
Honorary Mention for Best Documentary at Durban Intl Film Festival
El Mirador Award for Best Feature-length Documentary at MiradasDoc
SIMA Award 2020 for the Best Cinematography
European Children’s Cinema Award (ECFA) for Feature Documentary at Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People, Greece