Jeans & Marto


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Jeans & Marto
Claudia Palazzi, Clio Sozzani, 2011
Ethiopia/Italy | Amharic and Afan Oromo with English subtitles | 52 minutes

Subject Roba Bulga in person at all screenings!

A young Ethiopian escapes his arranged marriage to fulfill his dream of becoming an educated man, struggling to balance his tribe's customs and with his pursuit of knowledge.

Screening with:

Zelalem Woldemariam Ezare | Ethiopia | 2010 | 14m

Lezare is a revealing and touching story about a homeless boy in a small village in southern Ethiopia, using beautiful visuals to deliver a powerful message about global warming and shortsightedness.

Series: 20th New York African Film Festival

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