Michigan Anthropology professor Kelly Askew's latest documentary film "The Chairman and the Lions" recently won two awards:

  1. First place winner in the ETNOFilm Festival for Ethnographic and Anthropological Film (Rovinj, Croatia, April 2013)
  2. Special Jury Award in the Zanzibar International Film Festival (Zanzibar, Tanzania, July 2013)


In addition, it has been an official selection for eight festivals, the complete list of which can be accessed on the film's website through Documentary Educational Resources:http://www.der.org/films/chairman-and-the-lions.html