Ethiopia owns ancient literary heritage and script but Ethiopian cinema industry is a recent phenomenon. The film industry bloomed following the theatre and covers political, social and economic times in Ethiopia. The industry is showing marvelous progress despite untrained individuals, small production companies and capital.
Ethiopian movie features are powerful and famous and have captivated audiences in Africa’s film industry. Ethiopian movies have swiped away awards and earned the nomination for many categories. Plenty of new generation filmmakers in Ethiopia contribute to the industry’s success and meet the standards. The gorgeous artists have become the eye candy among international viewers.
Ethiopia has a diversified culture with more than eighty nations and nationalities, each with their own languages too. Amharic is the official language of Ethiopia. As a result, most Ethiopian-made films use the Amharic language to reach nation-wide viewers. It has become common to see movies fusing Amharic and English language in their scripts to depict how the youth communicate these days.