Ethiopian-born Elenie struggles to integrate her mother's traditions with her own American dreams. When a tragic accident thrusts her into the life of American-born Logan, Elenie realizes that one's search for a sense of place is universal.
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Elenie Tariku
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Logan Thompson
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Wallace Tanner
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Mila Thompson
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Smra Tariku
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Ethiopian-born Elenie struggles to integrate her mother's traditions with her own American dreams. When a tragic accident thrusts her into the life of an American family, Elenie realizes that one's search for a sense of place is universal. The ONE Campaign; co-founder Bono, is an executive producer and supporter for Woven. Woven is also the first feature film for both female directors, and the first Ethiopian-American SAG film shot in United States.

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Woven is a phenomenal film that will change the way you look at life!
11 July 2016 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Kudos to the LA Film Festival for selecting Woven! With so many deep layers, this film is relatable to everyone. It shows that we are all interconnected and tied together at the core. While the world climate can leave us paralyzed by fear, this film brings hope. The film captured the beautiful Ethiopian culture and illustrated how the traditions of the immigrant experience are WOVEN into the fabric of American culture. It demonstrates that love transcends ethnicity and religion and we are more alike than we are different. I found myself rooting for the dynamic and complex characters. Woven opened my eyes and helped me see the world differently….with much more optimism. The world needs to see this film…it promotes peace!


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