Zemene – Movie and Discussion
April 29, 6:30-8:00pm
Zemene is a heartwarming, awe-inspiring documentary focusing on Zemene, a young Ethiopian girl, and her battle to overcome her debilitating physical limitations. While visiting the city with her uncle, she meets esteemed American physician, Dr. Rick Hodes. He enables her to secure essential medical assistance and education. Five-years later, Zemene blossoms into a confident young woman determined to use her newfound capabilities to give back to her community. She brings the promise of a new future to her home. Filmed in the Ethiopian countryside, Zemene is a poignant testament to the strength of the human spirit.
Discussion will be led by Sister Marlys Jax.