Menged

Director: Daniel Taye Workou
Country: Ethiopia
Year: 2006
Running Time: 21 min.
Language: Amharic

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A short film adaptation of a well-known Ethiopian folk tale about a father and son traveling through the countryside to the market.

About the Director

Daniel Taye Workou

Biography: Daniel Taye Workou, born 1969, in Berlin. He graduated in International Relations and worked for several NGO’s before entering the Graduate Film Program at Columbia University. He went on to shoot music documentaries, videos and concert films. He is the cofounder of BiraBiro Films, Ethiopia. Menged, his first fiction short, was shot in and around his grandfather’s village in Ethiopia.

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Menged (2007).

Filmography:
Menged (2006).