‘The Renaissance Dam’ highlights historic events surrounding the erection of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam by the Blue Nile River. It also focuses on the massive regional controversy over this project, specifically that from Egypt and Sudan.
The film explores the construction stages of the dam and the justifications provided by Addis Ababa for its establishment. The mega project is set to withhold Africa’s biggest hydroelectric power plant bringing forth massive development to the country and securing its electricity needs.
Executive producer: Mohammed Alsaedi
Director: Mohammed Salameh