A determined father is on a quest to save his eight year old daughter who's suffering from a serious heart condition. This moving and dramatic film is a mirror image of the ups and downs as well as extreme sacrifices that are paid to save a helpless young child. Though a long and perilous journey for the girl's father, is willpower enough to secure a life at stake ?
Zelalem W/Mariam, Ethiopia, 2006; 90m.
The film has been shown in cinemas around Ethiopia and other parts of the world. It has also participated in numerous film festivals such as:
> The Cannes International Film Festival in France
> The New York African Film Festival in the US
> The Amakula International Film Festival in Uganda
> The Zanzibar International Film Festival in Tanzania
> Cinema Africa Film Festival in Amsterdam
> Africa in the Picture film festival in Sweden
"The film can be categorised as a socially-responsible film opening the eyes of all those who are expected to make a difference by enabling the children get adequate treatment.
It is a moving and dramatic film that is a mirror image of the ups and downs as well as extreme sacrifices that are paid to save a helpless young child!..."