The highly expected Amharic feature, Pendulum, a film by Thomas Getachew the producer of Siryet film premiered on Sunday, March 13 at the Millennium Hall.
An audience of more than 10,000, all from different walks of life, attended the premier. It exhibited a Red Carpet treatment of local film personalities and invited guests of honor. Musicians Helen Berhe & Abinet Agonafir adorned the stage, and the ambience, with their tunes for two hours.
Pendulum was shot with aÂ Cannon 7D, a Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera. According to the producer Thomas Getachew, the film is a pioneer when it comes to filming with such a camera.
The film depicts the story of Girum, acted by renowned music arranger Amanuel Yilma, as a striving fashion designer who is caught in a love triangle.
Cast: Amanuel Yilma, Rekik Teshome, Etsehiwot Abebe, Mesfin Haileyesus