Filming Location Matching "Addis Ababa, Ethiopia" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Amazing Race (2001– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Family, Game-Show

7.6
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Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to 'amazing' locations.

Stars: Phil Keoghan, Joyce Agu, Uchenna Agu, Jet McCoy

Votes: 12,918

2. Shaft in Africa (1973)

R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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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.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Richard Roundtree, Frank Finlay, Vonetta McGee, Neda Arneric

Votes: 2,361

3. Anbessa (2019)

85 min | Documentary, Drama

7.5
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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.

Director: Mo Scarpelli | Stars: Asalif Tewold, Alem Sebisibe Ayitenfsu, Abinet, Aster Biruk Aderi

Votes: 15

4. Difret (2014)

Unrated | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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61 Metascore

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.

Director: Zeresenay Mehari | Stars: Meron Getnet, Tizita Hagere, Abel Abebe, Shitaye Abraha

Votes: 1,146 | Gross: $0.04M

5. The Sailor from Gibraltar (1967)

91 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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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.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Ian Bannen, Vanessa Redgrave, Orson Welles

Votes: 264

6. All Rise (II)

Documentary | Post-production

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Director: Christopher Chambers | Stars: Angus Benfield, Elester Latham, Donald Watson, Randy Oppenheimer

7. Mission (I) (2018)

98 min | Crime, Drama, News

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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.

Director: Memekiyaye Deneke | Stars: John Archer Lundgren, Faven Ressom, Jemanesh Solomon, Teklu Weldemariam

8. Motherland (2010)

123 min | Documentary

8.0
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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 »

Director: Owen Alik Shahadah | Stars: Molefi Kete Asante, Amiri Baraka, Harry Belafonte, Tony Browder

Votes: 63

9. 500 Years Later (2005)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary

6.8
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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 »

Director: Owen Alik Shahadah | Stars: Kolfi Adu, Sona Jobarteh, Hunter Adams III, Hakim Adi

Votes: 179

10. New Voices in an Old Flower (2017)

69 min | Documentary

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"It was an era, it was the start of a new vision" says Amha Eshete, the first Ethiopian music producer back in the Golden Age, the days of Swingin' Addis. The album releases that have ... See full summary »

Director: Quino Piñero

11. Ethiopiques: Revolt of the Soul (2017)

70 min | Documentary, Animation, Music

7.2
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The story of forgotten Ethiopian musicians who became a considerable inspiration for free jazz and pop music nowadays.

Director: Maciej Bochniak | Stars: Mahmoud Ahmed, Girma Beyene, Elvis Costello, Alemayehu Eschete

Votes: 42

12. Lord, Save Us from Your Followers (2008 Video)

PG-13 | 100 min | Documentary

7.1
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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.

Director: Dan Merchant | Stars: David Anderson, James Barnes, Hugo Black, Lewis Black

Votes: 397

13. Price of Love (2015)

99 min | Drama

6.2
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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.

Director: Hermon Hailay | Stars: Fereweni Gebregergs, Kassahun Getatchew, Dawit Gulilat, Eskindir Tameru

Votes: 29

14. Des trains pas comme les autres (1987– )

Documentary, Family

7.4
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Star: François Gall

Votes: 13

15. Ayana's Laugh

Drama | Pre-production

A Northeast family, lovers, and friends that displaced themselves in the Outer Banks, North Carolina, late summer during hurricane season, a past that resurfaces and a newcomer from a foreign land.

Stars: Gregory M. Brown, Sameeha S. Hassen

16. All of Us (2008)

82 min | Documentary

7.9
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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 »

Director: Emily Abt | Star: Mehret Mandefro

Votes: 17

17. Here Come the Problems (2013)

Not Rated | 11 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.1
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One night, a strange clone of Hitler comes to Fendika - a grassroots tavern in Addis Ababa...

Directors: Fanta Ananas, Miguel Llansó, Israel Seoane | Star: Daniel Tadesse

Votes: 24

18. Black Over White (2007)

54 min | Documentary, Music

8.8
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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 »

Director: Tomer Heymann | Stars: Cabra Casay, Idan Reichel, Avi Wogderess-Vasa

Votes: 5

19. Wonders of the African World with Henry Louis Gates Jr. (1999)

319 min | Documentary

6.8
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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

Votes: 31

20. An Ethiopian Love

90 min | Romance | Post-production

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Director: Yonatan Solomon | Stars: Helen Gedlu, Mufeez S. Bukhari, Augisha Tesfasilase, Yonatan Solomon

21. Paper Dreams (I)

Documentary | Announced

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Director: Marshall Tyler | Star: Pras Michel

22. Menelik l (2004)

5 min | Short, Biography, History

7.1
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This film explores the Queen of Sheba's visit to Jerusalem using the environment to tell the story. Her relationship with King Solomon and the subsequent birth of their son, Menelik, is ... See full summary »

Director: Mari Ellingson

Votes: 15

23. OHNI Case Files (2016– )

Documentary, Short, Drama

7.8
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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.

Stars: Ryan F. Osborne, Jason S. Hamilton, Esauron Vaughan, Michael Boyer

Votes: 5

24. The Seed (2010)

101 min | Fantasy

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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 »

Director: Joshua Bee Alafia | Stars: Melaku Barbisa, Wassyehun Belay, Kistet Bogale, Egla Gebreyesus Damessa

25. Dolce Africa

22 min | Reality-TV | Filming

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Star: David Rocco

26. A Fool God (2019)

19 min | Short, Drama

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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.

Director: Hiwot Getaneh | Stars: Naif Feysel, Alemayehu Maremi, Haimanot Mulugeta

27. The Everlasting Flame (2009)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Sport

6.4
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Official Film of the Beijing Olympics.

Director: Jun Gu | Star: Mark Griffiths

Votes: 46

28. Where Is My Dog? (2010)

28 min | Short, Comedy

7.3
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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 »

Directors: Yohannes Feleke, Miguel Llansó | Star: Tekola Tekle Ab

Votes: 7

29. Fre (2017)

97 min | Drama

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Director: Kinfe Banbu | Stars: Feleke Abebe, Betlihem Asnake, Ema Bizunhe, Rahel Girma

30. The Lion and the Condor

Action, Biography, Drama | Announced

The story of Col. John C. Robinson, an American who was one of the founding fathers of the Tuskegee Airmen, nicknamed the Brown Condor, trained Ethiopian pilots, helped to set up the ... See full summary »

31. The Way Forward (2008)

17 min | Documentary, Short

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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.

Director: Nicholas Lam | Stars: Judy Greer, Manalebish Kebede, Fikre Mariam Yifru, Tafesse Woubshet

32. Ethiopia Calling (2014)

88 min | Documentary

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Director: Ken Hagen Takenaka | Stars: Benjamin Adrion, Silly Walks Discotheque, Tamika Edwards Otto, Michael Fritz

33. The Second Best (2013)

11 min | Short, Sport

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95 years old athlete Wami Biratu runs his last marathon in Addis Ababa, while evoking the legendary Olympic champion Abebe Bikila, his best friend and rival.

Director: Miguel Llansó | Star: Wami Biratu

34. Twilight Revelations: Episodes in the Life & Times of Emperor Haile Selassie (2009)

58 min | Documentary

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Explores key moments, both public and private, in the life and reign of the Emperor.

Director: Yemane I. Demissie

Votes: 6

35. Hunger in a World of Plenty (2011)

Documentary

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Director: Christian Neu

36. Coeurs d'athlètes (2003 TV Movie)

61 min | Documentary, Sport

8.7
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Directors: Patrick Montel, Régis Wargnier | Stars: Haile Gebrselassie, Heike Drechsler, Hicham El Guerrouj, Kenenisa Bekele

Votes: 12

37. Memories of a Generation: The Story of Ali Saeed and Other Ethiopian Political Victims (2009)

78 min | Documentary

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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 »

Director: Aaron Floresco | Stars: Melaku Awoke, Hawulte, Jebrile, Ali Saeed

38. After the Rains (2010 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Jack Hamann, Ralph Munroe, Ezra Teshome

39. Abyssinia Ethiopia Terre Des Faces Brûlées (2011)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Khalifa Denis | Star: Salomon Mamo

40. Arsenal and Dashen and the Penalty (2017)

Short, Sport

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An Ethiopian beer company unites with players from Arsenal F.C. to recreate a famous penalty.

Director: Jordan Stone | Stars: Per Mertesacker, Aaron Ramsey, Vincent Stone, Danny Welbeck

41. 01:05:12. Una carrera de fondo (2015)

51 min | Documentary

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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 »

Directors: Rubén San Bruno, Javier Triana | Stars: Bekele Adu, Renato Canova, Nancy Chepkoge, Caroline Chepkwony

42. Imma Nishara Sham (1997)

40 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Dalia Mevorach

43. Abyssinia (1935)

Documentary

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Directors: Vladimir Yeshurin, Boris Zeitlin

44. Forundje: Weißer (2013)

59 min | Documentary

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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 »

Director: Sibylle Kappes | Stars: Ben Kazir, Sheon Robson

45. We All Count (2010)

10 min | Short

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Director: Henok Mebratu

46. Little Heaven (2011)

75 min | Documentary

7.8
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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

Votes: 12

47. Into Abyssinia (2009)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary

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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 »

Directors: O'Keefe Foster, Adam Maurer | Stars: Carol Foster, Meron Foster, Stephanie Davis, Steve Atkins

48. Land of Higher Peace (2011)

28 min | Documentary

8.1
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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 »

Director: Mark Ezra Stokes | Stars: Asaye Asnake, Glynn Dalhke, Sara Dalhke, Jason Darden

Votes: 11

49. First Time Africa (2012– )

Reality-TV

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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

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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


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