Red Mistake (Qey Sihtet)

A historical drama about student revolutionaries in the struggle against imperialism in the 1970s and the great famine of 1984-5. The story is about a man who was supposed to have been murdered by the military regime at the heyday of the student movement. The director is Teodros Teshome. Red Mistake was shot in Addis Abeba, Bonga and Jimma starring 11 actors and 3,000 extras. The film reportedly cost Birr 1.5 million, financed by a bank loan. Running time: 1 hr 45 min The film premiered at Sheraton on 12 July 2006.

The film was shot in Addis Abeba, Bonga and Jimma starring 11 actors and 3000 extras.

Running Time: 145 minutes.