In this coming-of-age tale set in changing Ethiopia , a young boy, Asalif, finds himself caught between the ancient and the new as he attempts to navigate the modernization on his own terms. By “becoming” a lion (anbessa) he can fight back against the forces outside of his control.
- year 2019
- rating TN
- runtime 85
- director Mo Scarpelli
- country Italy/Ethiopia/USA
- Genre Biographical, Black Viewpoints, Coming of Age, Female Filmmaker
- Programs Documentary Features Competition