The Costly Gift Film Screening and Q&A: SOAS, 7th November 2017

The Costly Gift Film Screening and Q&A: SOAS, 7th November 2017

The Costly Gift The Costly Gift is a documentary film by London based Eritrean Director Dawit Gebreyesus that, tells the story Biniam who dreams of becoming an international footballer, though he has never owned a football. Fortunately for Biniam, relatives, who live in the USA, send him a football. However, grandfather Tsgai insists that Biniam must work and study at school to attain such a “costly gift”. The film metaphorically examines the real burden of ‘food aid’ by exposing the limitations and reliance imposed upon Biniam’s family, further examining the conflicts inherent…

B Sheba | Hello World

B Sheba | Hello World

……is the first release by Ethio/Eritrean singer/rapper Bsheba and is also featured in the movie Toe2Toe. Born in Addis Abbaba, Bsheba is currently based in Washington DC as is also the Executive Producer of the Kafa Beanz “Andromeda” project. Kafa Beanz is an Ethiopian-American Artist’s Collective whose latest project is a fusion of Ethio Hip Hop and Neo Soul. The collective includes Burntface, BSheba, AP, Gabriel Teodros, Wayna, Tex Boogie and Hermela Mulatu. Hello World is produced by T-Ro of Digital Khaoss. Check out more B. Sheba music on Myspace…