Hairat

  • 7'
  • Ethiopia
  • 2017
Out of the darkness, just outside the walls of the Ethiopian city Harar, a man calls several names. The small beam of a flashlight finds a group of spotted hyenas. Elias Shagiz Adonay Tesfaye's poem about love and loss sounds almost like a lament on top of the black-and-white images.
Director
Jessica Beshir
Countries of production
Ethiopia, Mexico, USA
Production Year
2017
Festival Edition
IFFR 2018
Length
7'
Medium
DCP
Language
Oromo
Producer
Jessica Beshir
Sales
Jessica Beshir
Cinematography
Jessica Beshir, Efrem Degu
Editor
Charlie Hoxie
Production Design
Jessica Beshir
Sound Design
Tom Efinger
Music
Language Games
Cast
Yussuf Mume Saleh