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Release Date: October 23, 2015Running Time: 96 mins.
Genre: Drama, Foreign

Meron Getnet
Tizita Hagere
Zeresenay Berhane Mehari
Zeresenay Berhane Mehari

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Meaza Ashenafi is a workaholic and the founder of an organization that provides free legal aid services to poor women and children in need. As a young lawyer and a tireless advocate for women she operates under the government's radar until one legal case exposes everything and threatens the survival of her work. 14-year-old Hirut Assefa is abducted while walking home from school by a 29-year-old farmer who intends to marry her. Hirut shoots and kills her abductor with his own rifle, in an attempt to get back to her parents. Hirut is charged with murder by the local police and kept in prison without bail. She is facing the death penalty though she claims her actions are in self-defense. The n... Full Summary >>