; Children and Youth
; Conflict, Peace and Security
Nelio, a young boy growing up in Mozambique, has lost his entire family in the civil war. Alone he stumbles into a village where he retells the story of his orphanhood beginning with the horrific moments in which the soldiers entered his village and ending with how he became a leader of his fellow streetboys in Maputo.
The film is based on the book by Swedish author, Henning Mankell.