Listen is a short film about a young Ethiopian composer and drummer who is struggling with a traumatic experience from his childhood when a deaf spirit appears in his life and inspires him to channel his memories in a new direction.
Born in Addis Ababa. After spending 10 years in marketing, he left the field to pursue his long-time passion of filmmaking. In 2006, he founded Zeleman Production, which is currently one of the premier film and advertising production companies in Ethiopia. In addition to narrative films, Zelalem has directed and produced a number of documentary films and TV commercials.