Tag: frontfilm

  • Lamb
  • Director: Yared Zeleke
    Countries: Ethiopia
    Year: 2015
    Running Time: 94min.
    Language: Amharic with English subtitles

    When Ephraim, an Ethiopian boy, is sent from his homeland to live with distant relatives, he takes his beloved sheep with him. One day, his … read more»

  • Martha & Niki
  • Director: Tora Mkandawire Mårtens
    Countries: Sweden
    Year: 2015
    Running Time: 93min.
    Language: Swedish with English subtitles

    In 2010, Swedish friends Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos were the first-ever female hip-hop dance duo to beat all of their opponents—men included—at the … read more»

  • The Cursed Ones
  • Director: Nana Obiri Yeboah
    Countries: Ghana/UK
    Year: 2015
    Running Time: 95min.
    Language: English

    A series of misfortunes lead a West African village to accuse a young girl, Asabi of witchcraft. Their Pastor insists that salvation lies in her exorcism and … read more»

  • Price of Love
  • Director: Hermon Hailay
    Countries: Ethiopia
    Year: 2015
    Running Time: 99min.
    Language: Amharic with English subtitles

    Teddy, the son of a prostitute who grew up on the streets after his mother’s death, desperately tries to avoid the temptation of his old … read more»

  • Panic Button
  • Director: Elizabeth Dougherty
    Countries: South Africa
    Year: 2014
    Running Time: 52 min.
    Languages: French with English subtitles

    When the safe life that Jenny has created for herself is intruded upon by a handsome and kind security guard, she begins to … read more»

  • Red Leaves
  • Director: Bazi Gete
    Countries: Israel
    Year: 2014
    Running Time: 80 min.
    Language: Amharic and Hebrew with English subtitles

    Meseganio Tadela, 74, immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia 28 years ago with his family. He has chosen to zealously retain his culture, … read more»