Private Project

Volatile Ethiopian Spirit

In a small dark room a man/representing EPRDF -the current (2017) ruling government of Ethiopia feels discomfort. Wasp /actual symbol of the ruling party which was reputed to be bee , will gradually be changed to a fly. Unifying kings of different eras who fought for unity and brought undiluted spirit of Ethiopianism will appear in his mind and get him mad. Though he gets a single left match stick /bullet to survive ,his own misguided duty erupts and kills his time.

  • Theodros Tadesse
  • Theodros Tadesse
  • Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute
  • Aryan Goenka
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Student, Other
  • Genres:
    Political film
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 28, 2017
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute
Director Biography - Theodros Tadesse

Born in September 22 ,1990 ,Ethiopia.
BA Degree in Theater Arts from Addis Ababa University ,Ethiopia.
Studied Cinematography at Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute ,India.

Previous works :-
Writer ,Director and Editor of short films entitled ‘One Flesh sign of equal’,and ‘Viva Menilik’.

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Director Statement

I use cinema to reveal the anguished cries of my mama-land ,and to ferment the usual spirit of Ethiopianism. Long live Ethiopia!