Angelina Jolie Joins an Ethiopian Film ‘Difret’ as Executive Producer

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According to the hollywoodreporter Angelina Jolie has joined Zeresenay Berhane Mehari’s feature directorial debut Difret, which will have its world premiere in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition category at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday.

Centering around a young Ethiopian girl who challenges the tradition of “telefa,” the practice of abduction in marriage, usually of young girls, Jolie describes the film as “a strong moment for art in Ethiopia.”

The Oscar-winning actress will be taking an executive producer and presentation credit on Difret, and went on to reveal, “It is inspiring to see such an important story so beautifully illustrated with Click Here to Read More

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