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Hermon Hailay, without any training or education in filmmaking is

one of Ethiopia's leading film wirter/directors, with several

critically and commercially successful domestic DVD films to her

name. She has completed her first international feature film,

Price of Love, which has won multiple awards.


She does not shy away from sensitive or difficult subject matter.

She is committed to telling important contemporary Ethiopian

stories that speak to both a local and international audience to

break the stereotypes of both Ethiopian and African sociaty and



She is also working hard to help raise the standard of the young Ethiopian film industry.



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