Nishan Medal of Honor

 The story of a young woman who navigates deceptive and dangerous circumstance to preserve her independence, protect her family and realize her ambitions...

Read more


triangle poster small

A film about the hardships of illegal migration and human trafficking by Ethiopian writer-director Theodros Teshome

Read more

Atletu (The Athlete)

Running the streets of Rome in 1960, an unknown barefoot Ethiopian man stunned the world by winning the Olympics gold in the marathon. Overnight...

Read more


The Mentorship Programme

The Ethiopian Film Initiative


The International Emerging Film Talent Association (IEFTA)

have begun a joint mentorship programme for emerging film-makers,

facilitated by GBGG Productions.

Read More


Send your details
Dear Visitors, Please feel free to send us any information related to film that you think should be displayed on our website. You can also easily add your films, production company, or your name (if you're a filmmaker or an actor) under our directories. Just click on the icons below to send us your details.

EFI Socially Responsible Films

  • Ethiopia comes with many faces. It is a country rich of over 80 different ethnic groups, identities and culture. Read more
  • “Andinet” (Unity) is an emerging dance club led by Henok and perfoms for local communities in Ethiopia... Read more
  • Garbis Korajian is a third generation Armenian born and raised in Ethiopia. His family first came to Ethiopia over 120 years ago. Read more
  • A street separates a church and a mosque. A story about religious tolerance. Read more

EFI Environment Films

  • “Troubled Waters” is a new environmental documentary on the Akaki River in Ethiopia...Read more
  • ”Parga” is a 3:30 minute long documentary which gives insight into how the people of Konso... Read more
  • “Diza”
    young boys look for pieces of special waste amongst the tons of garbage... Read more
  • Are we really that insignificant? “We All Count” focuses on the lives of three ordinary Ethiopians... Read more

The Rwanda film festival is dedicated in bringing a true cinema experience to the communities in the hills of Rwanda, the best of the local filmmakers and to create a film week in an event always remembered. Click here

MAISHA(meaning "life" in Kiswahili) provides new screenwriters and film directors from East Africa (Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda) and South Asia (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh) with access to the professional training and production resources necessary to articulate their visions

Search Our Site

Members can discuss and share ideas on different aspects of filmmaking. Moderated by Leelai Demoz


International Filmmakers

Information for international filmmakers regarding filming permits and visa requirements for Ethiopia is available under the Resources page of our web site or click on the link below.

Partners of EFI

Ethiopian airlines logo

Who's Online

We have 33 guests and no members online