photo by: Deborah Valcin

Bethiael Berhane Araya is an Eritrean&Ethiopian-American filmmaker and producer based in Texas . After interning for director Richard Linklater, she created and directed the short film series, We Are, which was was picked up for distribution by Issa Rae Productions. Her latest short film, Yirga, had its world premiere at SXSW 2019 and she’s currently penning her feature film debut.

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