Omo Child

2018-04-16 09:57
 

WHAT IT'S ABOUT:

In Ethiopia

s Omo Valley, children are being killed horrifically under an ancient

tradition known as

mingi

. Teeth growing in a certain order can bring a child a death

sentence. One young tribesman strives for change through education a

nd adopting

the cursed children. But challenging tribal superstition isn

t easy and as he battles to

save lives, things are not all that they seem.

In Ethiopia’s Omo Valley, children are being killed horrifically under an ancient tradition known as ‘mingi’. Teeth growing in a certain order can bring a child a death sentence. One young tribesman strives for change through education and adopting the cursed children. But challenging tribal superstition isn’t easy and as he battles to save lives, things are not all that they seem. 

The documentary won the Social Impact Media Award - Jury Ethos Award, 2016.

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