A documentary film supported by Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) about a missionary living with the Dassanech people on Ethiopia’s Omo River, who works to overcome generations of inter-tribal violence through evangelization and reconciliation, was selected and nominated in the best documentary category for the 23rd Religion Today Film Festival in Trento (Italy). The festival took place from 23-30 September. The film was directed by Magdalena Wolnik, author of several dozen documentary films made in cooperation with Catholic Radio and Television Network (CRTN) and the pontifical foundation ACN. She has filmed in 16 countries, including Angola, Brazil, Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, and Pakistan.
Maria Lozano speaks to the Polish journalist and filmmaker about the film “Ethiopia – From every clan”.
How did you “find” the story of the film?