A young lawyer travels to an Ethiopian village to represent Hirut, a 14 year old girl who shot her would be husband as he and others were practicing one of the nation's oldest traditions : abduction into marriage.

Technical details

1ère arabe
Duration: 99 minutes
Nationality: Ethiopia
Production year: 2014
Director: Zeresenay Mehari
Screenplay: Zeresenay Mehari
Director of Photography: Monika Lenczewska
Editor: Agnieszka Glinska
Sound:J.M. Davey, Zach Seivers
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Cast : Meron Getnet, Tizita Hagere

Difret (2014)

Zeresenay Berhane Mehari is an award-winning writer/director with over a decade of experience making films. Born and raised in Ethiopia, he moved to the U.S. to attend film school. He founded Haile Addis Pictures to produce his first narrative feature film, Difret. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts.