Messay is a community leader, script writer and film maker. He has organized and produced many local, national and international events over the past 15 years including a televised event called A.R.O.C. (Above Reproach On Campus), which featured artist such as Lecrae, The Afters, Lifehouse and many others.

Messay just had his directorial and acting debut of his feature film, Lambadina, which he also wrote, produced and acted in. Lambadina premiered in LA at the Pan African Film Festival earlier this year and won the Best Film Audience Choice Award. Lambadina will be premiering in Ethiopia this summer, and will be opening in various theaters around the US and film festivals all over the world. Currently Messay leads a youth and young adult christian ministry called Paradigm, in Los Angeles, CA.



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