YEAR: 2010
A short documentary that explores the current state of one of Ethiopia's poorest villages, the village of Korah and the challenges the people there face every day.

The village of Korah is a small village just outside Addis Ababa, the capitol city of Ethiopia. The village was founded over seventy five years ago by people inflicted with leprosy, seeking treatment in Addis. Three generations later, over 100,000 people live in Korah, most of whom have leprosy, HIV/AIDS, are widows or orphans. Their extreme poverty has forced many of the villagers to forage through a local trash dump to find enough food to survive each day.

For more information about Korah, visit:

To our guide Samuel Liben and all the people of Korah who opened their homes and hearts to us, trusting our intentions with the footage and stories we collected there. They will not be forgotten and our work for them has only just begun.

To Patrick Watson and Secret City Records for granting permission to use the track "Man Like You" in this video.

Patrick Watson
"Man Like You" from the album Wooden Arms

Producer / Director / Cinematography: Keith Bolling and Sam Nuttmann
Editor / Sound Design / Motion Graphics: Sam Nuttmann

Camera: Canon 5D, 7D
Lenses: Canon 24-70mm L, 55-250mm
Sound: Zoom H4n

Color graded using Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite (


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