2013

The 8th Ethiopian International Film Festival 


The 8th Ethiopian International Film Festival (Ethioiff) was held in November, 25 – December 2, 2013/14 at National Theatre, Cinema Empire, Ambassador Cinema, Italian Culture Institute, and Russian Culture Institute with the theme “UNTIL AFRICANS TELL THEIR OWN HISTORY, THE HISTORY OF AFRICA WILL ALWAYS GLORIFY THE COLONIZERS”. During the time local and international feature, documentary, and short films participated.

Participant local Ethiopian feature films:

Hiwot Bedereja               Yematibela Wof
Lik Negn                        Lemedires
Addis Enigda                  Sem ena Worik
Yalitasebew                    Wedew Ayiserku
Wedegedelew                 Tikur ena Nech
400  Fikir                        Yemata
Nazirawiw                       Atamralech
Nishan                            Babiloon
Yefetari Yaleh                  Yemecheresha Mefitihe

The 8th 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 8th Ethioiff award winners:

Best feature film:           NISHAN
Best Director:                Yidnekachew Shumete from NISHAN
Best screen play:           Elias Mulualem from YEMATA
Best Cinematography:    Mulugeta Megersa from NISHAN
Best Actor:                    Girum Ermias from 400 Fikir
Best Actress:                 Selamawit Tesfaye from Hiwot Bedereja
Best Supporting actor:    Tewodros Kifle from ATAMIRALECH
Best Supporting actress: Tigist Girma from LEMEDIRES
Audience Choice:            LIK NEGN

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