Most Popular Amharic-Language Feature Films
Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against... Dir: Martin Campbell With: Clive Owen, Angelina Jolie, Linus Roache Adventure | Drama | Romance | War 127 mins.
Three hours outside of Addis Ababa, a bright 14-year-old girl is on her way home from school when men on horses swoop in and kidnap her... Dir: Zeresenay Mehari With: Meron Getnet, Tizita Hagere, Rahel Teshome Drama 99 mins.
A Sicilian family deals with the arrival of a group of immigrants on their island. Dir: Emanuele Crialese With: Filippo Pucillo, Donatella Finocchiaro, Beppe Fiorello Drama 88 mins.
Live and Become
In 1980 the black Falashas in Ethiopia are recognised as genuine Jews. In turn they are secretly carried to Israel... Dir: Radu Mihaileanu With: Yaël Abecassis, Roschdy Zem, Moshe Agazai Drama 140 mins.
Running the streets of Rome in 1960, an unknown, barefooted Ethiopian man stunned the world by winning Olympic gold in the marathon... Dir: Davey Frankel, Rasselas Lakew With: Rasselas Lakew, Dag Malmberg, Ruta Gedmintas Biography | Drama 92 mins.
The Ethiopian intellectual Anberber returns to his native country during the repressive totalitarian... Dir: Haile Gerima With: Aaron Arefe, Abiye Tedla, Takelech Beyene Drama 140 mins.
Harvest: 3,000 Years
In Ethiopia; there is a slow boiling of a feud between a wealthy Lord and a protester who feels he is mistreating his laborers. While the viewer gets to closely examine the culture, conversations, and lives of the locals who surround them. Dir: Haile Gerima With: Kasu Asfaw, Gebru Kasa, Worke Kasa Drama 150 mins.
The story of an Ethiopian woman's plight in South Africa as she struggles to earn enough money to support and return to her children in Ethiopia. Dir: Nega Tariku With: Mikael Balcha, Tigist Kidane Gebre Hiwo, Alemayo Kefle Drama 107 mins.
An Ethiopian immigrant, sets out on a journey through his children's homes after losing his wife. Coming to know some of life's harsh new realities, he tries to survive in his own way. Dir: Bezzi Getta With: Ruti Asarsai, Meir Dassa, Debebe Eshetu Drama
L'éclat furtif de l'ombre
A young fisherman flees his home after his village was massacred. Along his escape, he looses himself in the geological wonder of his land. 40 years later in Europe, Adisu is an old taxi driver in search of a memory of a lost love. Dir: Patrick Dechesne, Alain-Pascal Housiaux With: Sara de Roo, Joseph Farroul, Philippe Jeusette Drama 90 mins.