This is a list of Ethiopian films that are notable and internationally acclaimed.

Year Title Director Genre Notes
1979 Bush Mama Haile Gerima Drama
1982 Ashes and Embers Haile Gerima Drama
1985 After Winter: Sterling Brown Haile Gerima Documentary
1993 Sankofa Haile Gerima Drama
1994 Imperfect Journey Haile Gerima Documentary
1997 Blood Is Not Fresh Water Theo Eshetu Documentary
1999 Adwa Haile Gerima Documentary
2009 Selanchi Belay Getaneh Romantic drama
2012 Diplomat Naod Gashaw Action thriller
2014 Difret Zeresenay Berhane Mehari
2015 Lamb Yared Zeleke
2015 Price of Love Hermon Hailay
2015 Lambadina Messay Getahun Drama
2017 Hulluuqqoo Qaabatoo Drama
2020 Ebaksh Dereje Mersha Reta Romance