Namibia-Premiere: “Mizewochu – The best man” on 25.9.2010
In the framework of the filmseries “African Perspectives”, AfricAvenir Windhoek will be presenting the Namibia-Premiere of the movie “Mizewochu – The best man” on Saturday, 25 september 2010 at 19h at Studio 77. Entrance: 20,- N$
2008, Ethopia, Orig. with Engl. Subtitles,
directed by Abraham Gezahegn,
produced & written by Aron Yeshitila
Date: 25. September 2010
Venue: Studio 77, Old Breweries Complex, entrance via Garten Str.
Entrance: 20,- N$
A man between two women: Young architect Solomon is afraid to lose his freedom and individuality, if he marries his girlfriend Adey. She insists on a marriage, even if this would mean to leave the country and marry someone else for a visa. If this wouldn’t be troublesome already, Solomon meets another woman, which later unfolds to be the daughter of his new boss. As Solomon and Adey get close again and finally plan to marry, Solomon is caught in-between the planned marriage with his girlfriend and his affair.
The drama „Mizewochu“ deals with the life of urban ethiopian youth and their struggle to come to grips with the tensions that exist between a "modern" individualist lifetsyle and the virulent social pressure of more traditional values.
In cooperation with Studio 77, Bank Windhoek Arts Festival, the FNCC, Pro Helvetia Cape Town, WhatsOnWindhoek, & Hendrik Ehlers Consulting.