Warriors : Thoughts on the film #wakethelion

“The eye that leaves the village sees further”

First things first. This is not a cricket film like Death of a Gentleman.

This is a film about a bunch of incredibly brave men who took up playing cricket in their Maasai warrior clothing to spread their message. A message that they took from their remote village in Kenya all the way to London to Lords, the traditional home of cricket, which welcomed them with open arms.

This is a film about how these men slowly wore away at the deeply entrenched thinking of their elders to bring about peaceful change in their community.

This is a film about the power of sport and the global platform it can provide.

This is a film about the difference men can make in the fight for womens’ rights.

This is a film that should inspire men all over the world. Read More …