Filming Location Matching "Addis Ababa, Ethiopia" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. Shaft in Africa (1973)
R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Private investigator John Shaft is recruited to go undercover to break up a modern slavery ring where young Africans are lured to Paris to do chain-gang work.
3. Anbessa (2019)
85 min | Documentary, Drama
The simple life in his mother's hut off the grid set against the huge TVs in the apartment blocks where the other children live. Asalif adapts to the changes to his familiar surroundings with growing autonomy. He becomes Anbessa, the lion.
4. Difret (2014)
Unrated | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 1,146 | Gross: $0.04M
5. The Sailor from Gibraltar (1967)
91 min | Drama, Romance
In Italy, a vacationing Englishman leaves his girlfriend for a wealthy mysterious American widow who's sailing the seas in search of her long-lost sailor friend.
7. Mission (I) (2018)
98 min | Crime, Drama, News
An orphan adopted by her former village school teacher seeks to reveal the truth behind the criminal activities of an elderly international gangster who has initiated a heinous business enterprise focused on Ethiopia. SPOILER ALERT.
8. Motherland (2010)
123 min | Documentary
Motherland is the most powerful documentary on Africa. Fusing history, culture, politics, and contemporary issues, Motherland sweeps across Africa to tell a new story of a dynamic continent... See full summary »
9. 500 Years Later (2005)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary
Crime, drugs, HIV/AIDS, poor education, inferiority complex, low expectation, poverty, corruption, poor health, and underdevelopment plagues people of African descent globally - Why? 500 ... See full summary »
11. Ethiopiques: Revolt of the Soul (2017)
70 min | Documentary, Animation, Music
The story of forgotten Ethiopian musicians who became a considerable inspiration for free jazz and pop music nowadays.
12. Lord, Save Us from Your Followers (2008 Video)
PG-13 | 100 min | Documentary
Why is the Gospel of Love Dividing America? Filmmaker and follower Dan Merchant donned his Bumpersticker Man suit and set out across America in this funny and moving look at the collision of faith and culture.
13. Price of Love (2015)
99 min | Drama
A young Addis Ababa taxi driver gets caught up in the dark side of love, causing his taxi to be stolen. He finds himself stuck in a relationship with a prostitute, making him confront his past and discover what is the price of love.
16. All of Us (2008)
82 min | Documentary
A young doctor in the South Bronx embarks on a research project to find out why black women are becoming infected with HIV at alarming rates. She takes us into the lives and relationship ... See full summary »
18. Black Over White (2007)
54 min | Documentary, Music
Tomer Heymann followed Israeli pop/world-beat band The Idan Raichel Project on their 2006 concert tour to Ethiopia and emerged with a documentary that rollicks and rocks. The film, part ... See full summary »
319 min | Documentary
Africa is a continent of magnificent treasures and cultures -- from the breathtaking stone architecture of 1,000-year-old ruins in South Africa to an advanced 16th century international ... See full summary »
Star: Henry Louis Gates
23. OHNI Case Files (2016– )
Documentary, Short, Drama
OHNI Case Files is a medical docuseries about the surgical team at Osborne Head and Neck Institute. Each episode tells a unique story about the doctors and the patients they treat.
24. The Seed (2010)
101 min | Fantasy
Fikir, a ten-year-old street urchin, wakes up one morning after dreaming of an angel and finds an orange outside of his makeshift dwelling. After a bully steals his shoeshine rig, he is ... See full summary »
26. A Fool God (2019)
19 min | Short, Drama
When young Mesi steps in for her squeamish brother to perform a traditional - male-only - ritual, she faces blame for the negative outcome. Instead, she defiantly questions the wisdom of her elders' beliefs.
28. Where Is My Dog? (2010)
28 min | Short, Comedy
One day, Tokola's dog Leman disappeared. Tokola is a closed friend of Yohannes Feleke and Miguel Llanso, so that's why the filmmakers reflected on the value of a dog and the great amount of... See full summary »
31. The Way Forward (2008)
17 min | Documentary, Short
Chronicles the Fregenet Foundation's mission to change Ethiopia's community and fundamental educational system from the grassroots by providing free schooling and community centers to the orphaned and impoverished.
58 min | Documentary
Explores key moments, both public and private, in the life and reign of the Emperor.
Director: Yemane I. Demissie
78 min | Documentary
Imagine you have been imprisoned, subjected to torture, released and forced to leave your homeland as a refugee, imprisoned again, released again, and once more captured and sentenced to ... See full summary »
41. 01:05:12. Una carrera de fondo (2015)
51 min | Documentary
Can the world be changed with just your legs? The victories of hundreds of Kenyan and Ethiopian female athletes are transforming the socioeconomic landscape in two traditionally macho ... See full summary »
44. Forundje: Weißer (2013)
59 min | Documentary
This unusual travel documentary dispenses with the interviews, commentary and story typical of most documentary films. In a unscripted stream of encounters, this visual essay examines the ... See full summary »
46. Little Heaven (2011)
75 min | Documentary
This is the intense account of a special orphanage in Addis Ababa. On their 13th birthday, the children are informed that they were born with HIV. A confrontational story but hopeful too thanks to the lust for life of the children.
Director: Lieven Corthouts
47. Into Abyssinia (2009)
Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary
Carol Foster, a mother of seven adopted children, organizes a mission to Ethiopia to realize the AIDS orphan crisis plaguing the country. Her goal is to create a children's home for the ... See full summary »
48. Land of Higher Peace (2011)
28 min | Documentary
Land of Higher Peace looks at the daily challenges Ethiopians face through the eyes of a group of well-meaning Americans in the small northern town of Gondar. The film observes the ... See full summary »
49. First Time Africa (2012– )
This Africa Channel reality series follows the adventures of first-time travelers to the African continent.
50. Jamming Addis (2014)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
The hot days and electrifying nights of quirky Addis Ababa are the playground of a new generation of Ethiopian musicians. This film is as improvised as a jam-session, very close to its protagonists and with gorgeous music and images.
Director: Dirk K. van den Berg