film synopsis

Jeans and Martò

Directors: Claudia Palazzi and Clio Sozzani
Countries: Ethiopia / Italy
Year: 2011
Running Time: 52 min.
Languages: Amharic / Afaan Oromo

The story of a young Ethiopian pastoralist who escapes his arranged marriage to fulfill a dream. An apparently normal student who is willing to reach a balance between his tribe’s customs and the dream of becoming an educated man. A life straddled between tradition and modernity, and a commitment to discover the good in both.

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