Ariane, Marie-Cécile, Mourit and Joseph are "rich Africans", members of the Benin Lions Club. They are not the same age and have different careers but they share a desire for power, money and freedom of expression - a dynamic that drives an ever-growing section of the population. The globalisation of the economy has seen the creation of a class of nouveau riche that is attracted to the influence of a Club that blurs that lines between business and charity.
Through their daily lives, from their uniformed workplaces and galas to their family living rooms, they describe the draw of the Lions Club, which conveys the transformation taking place in African society.
With the support of the Flanders Audiovisual Fund and the Centre du Cinéma et de l'audiovisuelle de la Communauté Française de Belgique.
Director: Jean-Frédérique de Hasque
Producer: Sébastien Andres - MICHIGAN FILMS (B)
With the support of: Centre du Cinéma de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles and Flanders Audiovisual Fund.
Tentative release date: 2015Back to overview