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Cannes Film Festival 2014 “Addis to Cannes”

Cannes Film Festival 2014 “Addis to Cannes”

The International Emerging Talent Film Association (IEFTA) and the Ethiopian Film initiative (EFI) join forces to organise a sponsored trip to the Cannes Film Festival.

HIV/AIDS Stories

HIV/AIDS Stories

In time for the International Conference on AIDS and STI's in Africa (ICASA), which opened in Addis Ababa on 4 December 2011, five short Ethiopian short films have been produced by Ethiopian filmmakers.

Framing the Other

Framing the Other

FRAMING THE OTHER is a documentary film about tourism and its complex relationships with indigenous communities.

Sewyew

Sewyew

The renowned actor Shewaferaw Desalgen's new film “Sewyew” (The Man) premiered at the Addis Ababa Culture and Theater Hall last weekend. The new film, involving some 110 cast and crewmembers, is a suspense story on an Ethiopian family. The 95-minute-long film took a year to make and was written...

Mefenkile Setoch

Mefenkile Setoch

The film depicts a society where the “roles” of men and women are reversed. The characters represent men in bad situations. Zikuni (Zerihun Asmamaw) is a man trapped by early marriage. Another character, Guanqual Asegid (Fekadu Kebede), is fed up with life because of the burden of house cho...

Duka

Duka

DUKA, translated as “Footsteps,” is a movie about a TV broadcast journalist who risks his job and his life to investigate an alleged corruption crime in a federal office. DUKA stars the popular “Ethiopica-Link” radio show host Simon Tsegaye, the moviegoer’s favorite actress Meron Getinet...

The 13th Annual Roxbury International Film Festival Presents “ATLETU” (The Athlete)

The 13th Annual Roxbury International Film Festival Presents “ATLETU” (The Athlete)

Running the streets of Rome in 1960, an unknown, barefoot Ethiopian man stunned the world by winning Olympic gold in the marathon. Overnight, Abebe Bikila became a sports legend.

Hiroshima

Hiroshima

The highly anticipated Amharic feature, Hiroshima, is now showing in all cinemas of Addis. Directed by Serawit Fikre, who also acts in the movie, the film shows a group of Ethiopian businessmen trying to illegally smuggle hazardous waste to Ethiopia through a well-respected pilot and family ...

Africa Border Day

Africa Border Day

The African Border Day was celebrated on 7th of June 2011 at the African Union with the screening of 'African Borders: From Barriers to Bridges', a 24-minute-long documentary, telling the story of African borders through the everyday lives of the people who live around them. The film also shows ho...

Tizitah

Tizitah

Mebratu played by Girum Ermias is a dedicated and principled man who after studying in Kenya, was assigned to work in Sidamo to eradicate a wide spread disease which affected cattle  in the 1960’s.

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Written by Yemane   
Monday, 08 August 2011 12:53

DUKA, translated as “Footsteps,” is a movie about a TV broadcast journalist who risks his job and his life to investigate an alleged corruption crime in a federal office. DUKA stars the popular “Ethiopica-Link” radio show host Simon Tsegaye, the moviegoer’s favorite actress Meron Getinet and other veteran and young talents.

Cast: Simon Tsegaye, Meron Getinet, Kaleb Walelign, Tsegaye Zerfu, Fikirte Dessalegn, Yared W/Michale and Others.

Producer: Papa digital Studio & Film Production

Director: Tegegne Samuel

Budget: More than 300,000ETB




Last Updated on Monday, 08 August 2011 14:10
 

Pendulum

The film depicts the story of Girum, acted by renowned music arranger Amanuel Yilma, as a striving fashion designer who is caught in a love triangle...Read more

Atletu (The Athlete)

Running the streets of Rome in 1960, an unknown barefoot Ethiopian man stunned the world by winning the Olympics gold in the marathon.
Read more...

Sisit

Nardos, a pretty girl from a well to do family in Bishoftu, falls in love with Ashenafi, a badly-off barber, after he gives her a kind treatment when she experienced...Read more

F.B.I

FBI, a new comedy released in Addis Ababa, tells the story of a young woman Afyam (Bethelhem Demissie) who has to decide between an arranged marriage or love. Read more

Lalombe

Mezekir the young enthusiastic Ethiopian television journalist enters a refined international documentary film competition beyond his financial and technical capacities...Read more

Sibrat

'Sibirat', a new action movie directed by Henock Ayele, premiered Saturday 22nd of January 2011 at the Addis Ababa City Hall. The film is a tale of misfortunes Read more

EFI Environment Films





“Troubled Waters” is a new environmental documentary on the Akaki River in Ethiopia...Read more
”Parga” is  a 3:30 minute long documentary which gives insight into how the people of Konso... Read more
“Diza”
young boys look for pieces of special waste amongst the tons of garbage... Read more
Are we really that insignificant? “We All Count” focuses on the lives of three ordinary Ethiopians... Read more

EFI Socially Responsible Films

Ethiopia comes with many faces. It is a country rich of over 80 different ethnic groups, identities and culture. Read more “Andinet” (Unity) is an emerging dance club led by Henok and perfoms for local communities in Ethiopia... Read more Garbis Korajian is a third generation Armenian born and raised in Ethiopia. His family first came to Ethiopia over 120 years ago. Read more A street separates a church and a mosque. A story about religious tolerance. Read more

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