Multi-award winning Ethiopian movie to be streamlined with English subtitles


Online streaming service habeshaview is to offer limited access to the Ethiopian movie Enchained, starting on Saturday, April 18 2020. At a time when many families are spending time at home, habeshaview is inviting audiences around the world to enjoy the award-winning movie Enchained from the comfort of their own home.
This will be the first time Enchained will be screened outside of a cinema, in collaboration with The International Emerging Film Talents Association (IEFTA). The film is easily accessible by downloading the habeshaview app. After a one-time purchase, viewers will have access to the movie on any of their favorite smart devices.
Enchained is a lush historical drama set in 1910, and was selected as the Opening Movie of the prestigious 2020 New African Film Festival in the United States. The Ethiopian production won the top prizes at the Alem Cinema Awards and Lizzo Awards. The film screened internationally in New York, Washington DC, London and Addis Ababa.
At a time when many people are spending more time indoors, habeshaview is proud to share exclusive and excellent Ethiopian entertainment to its audiences around the world. Tigist Kebede, habeshaview operations director, says: “habeshaview is committed to raising the profile of Ethiopian films. With Enchained we provide audiences around the world with quality movies that inspire.”
Habeshaview is a privately held film distribution and media company that was established in 2014. habeshaview promotes the rich cultural heritage of several diaspora communities, history, traditions, socio-economic development, business environment, tourism and current affairs. Our vision is to work with different nations and to bring their national TV content and selected films and programs to the international market. We believe that this is the best way for diaspora communities to stay in touch with one another and to keep up to date with development taking place within their own countries.