Directed by Yared Zeleke

Ethiopia - France - Germany - Norway
 |  94 minutes  | 2015  |  Not Rated  |  Amharic

LCIFF is proud to present the award-winning film LAMB, the first Ethiopian film to be selected for the prestigious Festival du Cannes. Touching, sweet, and brave, this acclaimed film by Ethiopean auteur Yared Zeleke garnered critical acclaim.


An emotional connection to ways of life so rarely explored on film.
— The Guardian

When Ephraim, an Ethiopian boy, is sent from his homeland to live with distant relatives, he takes his beloved sheep with him. One day, his uncle announces that he will have to sacrifice his sheep for the upcoming religious feast, but Ephraim is ready to do anything to save his only friend and return home.