Setting out to make a film about street children,
filmmakers Len & Georgia Morris are hijacked by a 13-
year-old street boy in Nairobi, Kenya. Belligerently stoned on shoe glue, Emmanuel grabs us. "I want to go to school right now!" He will not be ignored. He is running from hunger, police, his mother's death and a horrific life in Nairobi's most notorious slum. Alone, undocumented, a nobody, he stinks, eats garbage, is raped by the big boys,
swept off the streets by police and sent to adult jail cells. Who will notice if this kid's life is snuffed out? And ironically, his name, Emmanuel, means "God among us."