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A FIRE WITHIN chronicles the incredible true story of three Ethiopian women who immigrate to the U.S. after surviving torture in their home country, only to discover that the man responsible for their torture is not only living in the US but is employed at the same midtown Atlanta hotel as one of the women.


This film contains content that may be triggering to some viewers. To view a full list of trigger warnings, visit the following link (these warnings may contain spoilers): https://airtable.com/shriAkJ0UGrg5HKep


MEET THE FILMMAKER: CHRISTOPHER CHAMBERS

A FIRE WITHIN is Christopher Chambers' first documentary film. An award-winning writer-director, Christopher's feature debut was a coming-of-age drama titled ARAM, ARAM. After premiering to a sold-out audience at the Los Angeles Film Festival, ARAM, ARAM garnered praise from critics: The Hollywood Reporter called ARAM, ARAM a film that "deserves to be seen," with LA Weekly calling it "a moving success". After touring theatrically across the U.S., Canada and Australia, Netflix acquired global streaming rights. Chambers is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the American Film Institute. He would like to express his heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the members of the Ethiopian Community without whose support A FIRE WITHIN could never have become a reality.


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  • Year
    2021
  • Runtime
    85 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    USA, Canada, Ethiopia
  • Premiere
    World Premiere
  • Director
    Christopher Chambers
  • Screenwriter
    Christopher Chambers
  • Producer
    Liya Kebede, Christopher Chambers, Ermias Woldeamlak, Jeff Hoffman
  • Cast
    Edgegayehu Taye, Hirut Abebe-Jiri, Elsabet Demissie, Brit Scales, Leehana Menelik, Marquata Black