Birhan's Story

Bosse Lindquist and Pier Francheschi



The "Poster Girl for Starvation". Birhan Woldu's picture was beamed around the world during Live Aid. It was a horrifying image of a child starving to death -- probably dead already. But against all odds, Birhan lived - and appeared radiant and beautiful on the stage at Live8 in 2005. She was "a poster girl for starvation," and affirmation of what could be achieved. This short film looks at her experience and how it shaped her life.


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