The African Storm / L’Orage Africain
Directed by Sylvestre Amoussou
Sponsored by Willamette University
In this forward-thinking political thriller from Benin, the President of an imaginary African country decides to combat a history of colonialism and free his country’s economy from poverty and corruption by nationalizing the mining of its natural resources, much to the chagrin of Western capitalists.
In French with English subtitles.