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Biography Drama 20141h 36mOn: Kanopy Tags: Kidnapping Country: Ethiopia 

Three hours outside of Addis Ababa, a bright 14-year-old girl is on her way home from school when men on horses swoop in and kidnap her. The brave Hirut grabs a rifle and tries to escape, but ends up shooting her would-be husband. In her village the practice of abduction into marriage is common and one of Ethiopia’s oldest traditions. Meaza Ashenafi, an empowered and tenacious young lawyer, arrives from the city to represent Hirut and argue that she acted in self defense. Meaza boldly embarks on a collision course between enforcing civil authority and abiding by customary law, risking the ongoing work of her women’s legal aid practice to save Hirut’s life.Difret featuring Meron Getnet and Tizita Hagere is streaming with subscription on Kanopy. It's a biography and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (1,224 votes).

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Zeresenay Mehari


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#21,497 Ranked Movie

#267 Ranked in Kidnapping Movies

#1615 Ranked in History Movies

#2639 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

Difret has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (1,224 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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