Lion Souls

  • Lion Souls
Genre : Social
Type : Documentary
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Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2012
Format : Mid-length
Running time : 58 (in minutes)

Evoking the soul of a country, through a story of adversity, courage and hope, Lion Souls is a journey in Zimbabwe following the lives of two men, brought together not by fate, but faith in the hope of a brighter future. Carlo Spagnolli is an Italian surgeon who has devoted his life in helping others in Africa. Thomas is one of his patients, a 25 year old man stuck on a wheelchair after a ruthless beating by military soldiers that severely damaged his spine. With the help of Carlo he will face the biggest challenge of his life: standing up again and walking on his own feet. It's a story about the power of ideals. It's a parable of Healing. And not of just one man.


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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