Directed by Peter Biella, Produced by Kelly Askew, Frank Ikoyo, Juma Muriga and Howard Stein
The Maasai leader of a Tanzanian village battles many lions that threaten his community-'bush' lawyers, land grabbers, migration and lack of education. Chairman Frank Ikoyo provides a glimpse into the current world of Maasai-burdened with problems that the community is ill equipped to overcome. He advocates education as a key to village self-determination, despite the fact that it can produce "educated criminals." The film depicts Ikoyo's duties as Chairman-persuading women to send daughters to school, interrogating spies in a lawsuit, and eliciting help of a renowned elder to train young warriors in the art of lion hunting.