The 6th Ethiopian International Film Festival 

The 6th Ethiopian International Film Festival (Ethioiff) held in November, 7 – 14, 2011/12 at National Theatre, Addis Ababa City Hall, Cinema Empire, Ambassador Cinema, Italian Culture Institute, and Russian Culture Institute with the theme “CULTURAL INDEPENDENCE IN GLOBALIZED WORLD”. During the time local and international feature, documentary, and short films participated.

Participant local Ethiopian feature films:

Hiroshima                     Yalij
Etege 2                         Bidrat
Mekaniku                      Bethelhem
300 shi                         City Boyz
Yanchiw leba                 Yekremt Gize
Seba Selasa                   Ledis First X
Yetroy Feres                  Yale Set
Filega                           Figucha
Yalsera Ayabila              Yibekal
Mefenkile Setoch           Salsawi

The 6th Ethioiff presented awards in 9 categories: Best feature, Best Director, Best screen play, Best Cinematography, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting actor, Best Supporting actress, and Audience Choice.

The 6th Ethioiff award winners:

Best Feature Film:               ETEGE 2
Best Director:                     Abiy Fente from ETEGE 2
Best Screen Play:                Serawit Fikire from HEROSHIMA
Best Cinematography:         Abiy Fente from ETEGE 2
Best Actor:                         Selomon Bogale from BETELHEM
Best Actress:                      Marta Solomon from BETELHEM
Best Supporting Actor:        Seife Araya from ETEGE 2
Best Supporting Actress:     Meron Getnet from BETELHEM
Audience Choice:               YANCHIW  LEBA