Menged (Ethiopia)

Directed by Daniel Taye Workou

2005, 21 min.

In Amharic and Italian with English subtitles

The third African short, Menged, is the tale of a man and his son on their way to the market. They follow everybody's good advice ... until they come back to their senses. Based on an Ethiopian folk tale, the film is a parable for Ethiopia today. Winner of the Grand Prize for Best Short Feature Film at FESPACO 2007.


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