The gada government worked on local, regional, and central levels.The political philosophy of the gada system was embodied in three main principles: terms of eight years, balanced opposition between parties, and power sharing between higher and lower levels.The father's story was for me the least intriguing, but still okay. In the meantime, the love of books is perpetrating the film. If you want more on that I suggest reading some review on "the perks of being a wallflower" (and btw that's another film to watch if you liked this one).Political leaders were elected by the men of the community every eight years.
The little written lines in the character introduction part were also a nice touch.Some elements of gada are still practiced in southern Oromia.The gada system was the basis of Oromo culture and civilization.Oromos are struggling for the opportunity to rule themselves and reinvent an Oromian state that will reflect the gada system. They have been living in the Horn of Africa for all of their known history.They are one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa, with a population estimated at 28 million people in the mid-1990s.