Support Haile Gerima Make His Next Film

YETUT LIJ: A film by Haile Gerima Indiegogo Campaign. (Courtesy photo)

Tadias Magazine
By Tadias Staff

Published: Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

New York (TADIAS) — The crowdfunding campaign for the feature film, Yetut Lij, by award-winning Ethiopian filmmaker Haile Gerima ends this week. Although this is Gerima’s first online campaign, the independent filmmaker insists: “Crowd-funding is not new to me. None of my past films would have been possible without the community.”

Supporters of Gerima’s current campaign include Ava DuVernay, Danny Glover, Meaza Mengiste, Gabriel Theodros, Common, Kamasi Washington, Bradford Young, Greg Carr, Meklit Hadero, and Dream Hampton.

Gerima, who is a UCLA film school alumni and distinguished professor of film at Howard University, has made several influential films including Sankofa, Teza, Harvest: 3000 Years, Adwa: An African Victory, and the upcoming Children of Adwa.

Video: YETUT LIJ: A film by Haile Gerima [Indiegogo Campaign]

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