Ten-year-old Asalif and his mother have been displaced from their farmland on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, by the construction of a condominium. To fight back against those casting him out, Asalif taps into a fantasy of becoming his hero: the lion (“anbessa” in Amharic). Asalif uses his imagination to battle forces beyond his control. He must find the strength that resides in him in order to deal with the tides of change that are usurping a community, a country, and his own identity.
Hope Gap Hope Gap
Saturday, 15. 08. 2020 / 18:15 / Main Hall
Grace and Edward have been married 29 years. When their son Jamie comes home to visit them in the fading seaside town where he grew up, Edward tells him that he plans to leave Grace.
Honeyland Medena zemja
Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov
Saturday, 15. 08. 2020 / 21:00 / Main Hall
Hatidze lives in the mountains of North Macedonia, making a living cultivating honey using ancient beekeeping traditions. One day an unruly family moves in next door …