Zewdu is a street child that sells chewing gums and sleeps under a car in the city of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. One day a sudden twist of fate makes him decide to go back to the village where his father lives, but a different destiny is about to unveil.
Enrico Parenti, is an Italian-American filmmaker who attended Cinema studies in Barcelona. Since 2005 he makes documentaries, short films and works regularly with European broadcasters.
His feature-length documentary "Standing Army" (2010) has received a considerable international interest: it was aired by eleven international broadcasters, released in Japanese movie theatres and it’s now available in the U.S. on Amazon.com It has also been screened at 29 international film festivals and won three awards, one for best documentary.