The film takes the viewer on a journey through the periphery of Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. In strictly composed images and a soundtrack that interweaves the original conversations in a complex way, the film takes the concrete geography, architecture and the everyday life of individual agricultural and construction workers in the East of Addis Ababa (in Oromo: Finfinnee) as the starting point for an allegorical narrative about how African societies are becoming urban on the edge of civil war.
Germany, Ethiopia /2020
Meike Martens / Blinker Filmproduktion GmbH
DOK Leipzig: DEFA Award German Competition, Signos da Noite: Signs Award Documentary Comeptetition
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