When The Rain Fails

Visiting the bottom of the world

In the little village of Jarota in Northern Ethiopia, every year, farmers have a hard time surviving in the harsh nature.
Barren soil, climate change and starvation are part of life for most people.

But one of the peasants has found a solution that might ensure him and his family: He has opened the first shop in the area.


  • Producer & Director:

    Jakob Gottschau

  • Cinematography:

    Jakob Gottschau

  • Cinematographer:

    Henock Haiku

  • Film Editor:

    Jesper Osmund

  • Music:

    Niels Mosumgaard