Harvest: 3,000 Years

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Mirt Sost Shi Amit (Harvest: 3,000 Years)
Directed by Haile Gerima
Starring See below
Music by Tesfaye Lemma
Cinematography Elliot Davis
Edited by Phillip Kuretsky
Release dates
Country Ethiopia
Language Amharic, English

Mirt Sost Shi Amit (Harvest: 3,000 Years) is a 1976 Ethiopian film directed by Haile Gerima.

Plot summary[edit]

For the production of Mirt Sost Shi Amit (Harvest: 3,000 Years)[1] Gerima returned to his native Ethiopia to produce the tale of a poor peasant family who eke out an existence within a brutal, exploitative, and feudal system of labor.


  • Kasu Asfaw ... Mother
  • Gebru Kasa
  • Worke Kasa ... Daughter
  • Melaku Makonen ... Father
  • Adane Melaku ... Son
  • Harege-Weyn Tafere ... Grandmother

Awards and honors[edit]


External links[edit]


  1. ^ Asrat, H., Abesha.com, "H. Asrat’s review of Harvest:3,000 Years on Abesha.Com", March 4, 2009