Difret

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Difret is a 2014 Ethiopian drama film written and directed by Zeresenay Berhane Mehari. The film had its premiere in-competition at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival where it won the World Cinematic Dramatic Audience Award. Angelina Jolie served as the... read more

Difret is a 2014 Ethiopian drama film written and directed by Zeresenay Berhane Mehari. The film had its premiere in-competition at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival where it won the World Cinematic Dramatic Audience Award. Angelina Jolie served as the executive producer of the film. The film later premiered at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival in the Panorama section, where it won the Audience Award. It was selected as the Ethiopian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, but was not nominated.

Original Release

01/19/2014

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Cast

Meron Getnet Meaza Ashenafi
Tizita Hagere Hirut Assefa
Rahel Teshome Mrs. Elifnesh
Haregewine Assefa Membere Yohannes
Brook Sheferaw Assistant D.A.
Mekonen Laeake Assefa Bekele
Abel Abebe Militia Man
Shitaye Abraha Etaferaw Teshagen
Genene Alemu Dr. Tamrat
Semahegn Alemu Customary Judge
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Zeresenay Mehari

Writers

Zeresenay Mehari

Cast

Meron Getnet Meaza Ashenafi
Tizita Hagere Hirut Assefa
Rahel Teshome Mrs. Elifnesh
Haregewine Assefa Membere Yohannes
Brook Sheferaw Assistant D.A.
Mekonen Laeake Assefa Bekele
Abel Abebe Militia Man
Shitaye Abraha Etaferaw Teshagen
Genene Alemu Dr. Tamrat
Semahegn Alemu Customary Judge
Teferi Alemu Village Judge
Deribwork Assefa Mrs. Belaynesh
Hiwot Assefa Emmet - the secretary
Yohannes Belay Alemu
Mehret Belete Militia Man
Getachew Debalke Mr. Hiruy
Yeneneh Engedawok Village Teacher
Tewodros Jembere Customary Judge
Kiya Kennha Aregash Assefa
Tesfaye Kinfe Alemayehu

Producers

Angelina Jolie Executive Producer
Lacey Schwartz Executive Producer
Julie Mehretu Executive Producer
Jessica Rankin Executive Producer
Francesca Zampi Executive Producer
Leelai Demoz Producer
Zeresenay Mehari Producer
Emanuel AG Producer
Carrie Lynn Certa Producer
Mehret Mandefro Producer
Jay Spangler Producer
Andargachew Tewodros Producer

Editors

Agnieszka Glinska

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