Slum Kid Films

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Ama AMPADU, Productrice C/o Hizkias kassa - P.o.Box 7430
Addis Ababa
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Slum Kid Films is an Ethiopia-based film production company co-founded by Ama Ampadu & Yared Zeleke. It aims to discover and nurture emerging talent in Africa, and in Ethiopia in particular, as well as to support the development of Ethiopian filmmaking. The company produced the first feature-length fiction film by Ethiopian writer-director Yared Zeleke. Entitled ‘Lamb', the film is produced along with Gloria Films Production & Dublin Films (France) and Heimatfilm (Germany). Films Distribution is acting as international sales agent, and the film will be distributed in France by Haut et Court. Other projects in development are ‘Edna' and ‘Ms Ethiopia', while ‘Lottery Boy', an experimental short by Yared Zeleke, is currently in post-production.



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