Along a river, a shy 13 years-old-girl, Selam, encounters a couple having sex. She starts to look at everything with her new eyes, turning everything and everyone into sexual objects. She foresees her rising sexual life and her place as a woman.

Technical details

Duration: 12 minutes
Nationality: Ethiopia
Production year: 2015
Director: Hiwot Admasu
Cast : Surafel Tsegaye / Selam Fikadu

New Eyes (2015)

I was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Feb 17- 1988. I grew up with my grandmother, listening to her traditional stories, which now influences my storytelling. New Eyes, is my first professional short film. - «New Eyes» 2015 - «Reflection» 3’ 2012 - ‘SPENT’ 8’ 2012