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What did the writer of Eregnaye drama say about Gumma award

On February 17th, the Gumma film award presentation was held at the National Theatre, with 23 Ethiopian films nominated in 17 categories. As a result, Yelomi Shita won the Gumma Award for Best Film of the Year 2012 for her work. Solomon Bogale won Best Actor of the Year, and Elizabeth Melaku won Best Actress of the Year. The 88-year-old director Michel Papatakis, who directed Ethiopia’s first 35mm color film, Gumma, during Emperor Hailesellasie I’s reign, received the Lifetime Achievement Award, one of the most prestigious categories in the Gumma film award. According to its founders, the Gumma film award aspires to grow and raise Ethiopia’s film industry to international standards. It also hopes to establish a platform for Ethiopian filmmakers.

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