Yemane DemissieEthiopia/USAVisual Art2018

Yemane Demissie is an educator and an award-winning filmmaker whose work includes two narrative features, Tumult and Dead Weight and two feature documentaries, Twilight Revelations: Episodes in the life & Times of Emperor Haile Selassie and Asni. Presently, Yemane is in postproduction for The Quantum Leapers: Ethiopia 1916-1975, a social history documentary series about the Emperor Haile Selassie era. Yemane is an associate professor at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and a recipient of a Guggenheim and Berlin Prize fellowships and residencies at Bellagio, MacDowell, Yaddo and Dora Maar.