11th Hour (The)

Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2006
Format : Feature
http://www.zelemanproductions.com/hour.html

A determined father is on a quest to save his eight year old daughter who's suffering from a serious heart condition. This moving and dramatic film is a mirror image of the ups and downs as well as extreme sacrifices that are paid to save a helpless young child. Though a long and perilous journey for the girl's father, is willpower enough to secure a life at stake ?

Zelalem W/Mariam, Ethiopia, 2006; 90m.

The film has been shown in cinemas around Ethiopia and other parts of the world. It has also participated in numerous film festivals such as:
> The Cannes International Film Festival in France
> The New York African Film Festival in the US
> The Amakula International Film Festival in Uganda
> The Zanzibar International Film Festival in Tanzania
> Cinema Africa Film Festival in Amsterdam
> Africa in the Picture film festival in Sweden


Director's Comment
"The film can be categorised as a socially-responsible film opening the eyes of all those who are expected to make a difference by enabling the children get adequate treatment.

It is a moving and dramatic film that is a mirror image of the ups and downs as well as extreme sacrifices that are paid to save a helpless young child!..."

Partners

  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • PACIFIC ARTS ALLIANCE
  • FURTHER ARTS
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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