ADWA (1999)

Film details

  • Director

    Hailé Gerima

  • Countries

    Ethiopia Italy USA

  • Year

    1999

  • Genre

    Documentary

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • ADOWA 1896 Working
  • ADUA 1896 Alternative
  • ADWA AN AFRICAN VICTORY Alternative

Synopsis

Documentary. The film tells the story of the battle of Adowa in 1896 when the Ethiopian empire defeated the Italian army. Told from the perspective of the Ethiopians, the memories of the old people and the stories passed down to their children.

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