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Eritrean Movie “Solomon” Bags Houston Gold Medal Award at US Film Festival

At the just concluded 49th US film festival, an Eritrean film titled “Solomon” bagged a Houston Gold Medal.


The film which was written by Efream Andebrhan, an Eritrean artist, the central theme of the film “Solomon” is mainly social. It reflects wedlock challenges seen in young couples.

“Solomon” has received this grand award by standing first out of 4500 films from 70 countries. Nominees for the role they played in the making of the film, Mereb Estifanos, a renowned Eritrean actress, and film producer Yodit Gebru have attended in the awarding ceremony.

It is to be recalled that Eritrean films “Tigisti”, “Aklasia”, “Debas” and “Velo” were awarded in the Houston Film festival.

Source: Shabait

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