On the outskirts of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in East Africa, the biggest condominium complex is being constructed on the farmland of 10-year-old Asalif and his mother, leaving them just a tool shed with no electricity or running water. Asalif is caught between the ancient and the new. He creates his own reality and navigates modernization on his own terms, channeling the lion (“anbessa”) to face forces beyond his control. (P)

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F-Italy, 2019
Run time 1:26
Director: Mo Scarpelli
Producer: Mo Scarpelli, Caitlin Mae Burke
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JISp8QEhEuo