Omo Child: The River and the Bush
For many generations people in the Omo Valley (tribal southwest Ethiopia) believed some children are cursed and that these 'cursed' children bring disease, drought and death to the tribe. The curse is called 'mingi' and mingi children are killed. Lale Labuko, a young educated man from the Kara tribe was 15 years old when he saw a child in his village killed and also learned that he had 2 older sisters he never knew who had been killed. He decided one day he would stop this horrific practice. Filmed over a five year period we follow Lale's journey along with the people of his tribe as they attempt to change an ancient practice.Omo Child: The River and the Bush featuring Lale Labuko is streaming with subscription on Prime Video, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 1 other. It's a biography and documentary movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 8.7 (90 votes).
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Omo Child: The River and the Bush has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.7 (90 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.