On Monday, January 19th, the 12th Annual Belmont World Film Festival will screen the film, “Horizon Beautiful“.
This beautiful tale about a friendship between a man and a boy from different backgrounds tells the story of a clever and charming 12 year-old orphan in Addis Ababa, who dreams of playing soccer in the big leagues.
When a famous soccer magnate from Switzerland visits Ethiopia to promote his sport as a fountain of hope for humanity, the boy hatches a plan to get his attention. A wild and meaningful adventures ensues.
Directed by Stefan Jaeger. Recommend for ages 8-15.
Switzerland/Ethiopia | 2013 | 90 min. | New England Premiere