16 Feb 16

Yemane I. Demissie is an award winning independent filmmaker whose work includes two narrative feature films, Tumult and Dead Weight, and a feature documentary, Twilight Revelations: Episodes in the Life and Times of Emperor Haile Selassie. Currently, Demissie is producing The Quantum Leapers: Ethiopia 1916-1975, a documentary series about the Emperor Haile Selassie era. Demissie is an associate professor in the undergraduate department of Film & Television at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.