Koumbi, a West African city in ancient times. Its king is considered as the owner of the Universe. Unfortunately for him, poverty strikes his city, the king and the priests decide to fight against that evil by making sacrifice of a young girl to god Python. Sia is chosen, at the expanse of her boy-friend, Mamady, who is going to show his disagreement with the priests'decision.
"Sia is taken from the Wagadu legend, the founding myth of manding peoples, to become a universal political story." Dany kouyaté.