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Title:

TUMULT

 GIRGIR
Country:Äthiopien 1996
Format:16 mm
Colour:b/w
Language:OF m. engl. UT
Length:117 Minutes
Film series:Jenseits von Europa V


Director :Demissie, Yemane
Screenplay:Demissie, Yemane
Cinematography:Crum, Jeffrey
Editing:Demissie, Yemane
Sound:Oh, Jon
  
Cast:Assefa, Jima
 Berhanu, Eskinder
 Tekle, Seble
Producer:Demissie, Yemane


Storyline


This film by a young Ethiopian currently living in the United States is set during a failed coup d`état against the Emperor Haile Selassie in 1960. It tells its story from the point of view of the coup participants, focusing on a young aristocrat who is forced into hiding and, eventually, self-confrontation.
Its beautiful images and powerful story have earned it a variety of awards in Africa and the U. S.. (Africultures)