Documentary - Feature


The African who wanted to fly

Documentary feature length
70 minutes / 2016
Director: Samantha Biffot
Country: Gabon
1979. Gabon, Central Africa. Luc, a 9 year old boy sees for the first time a Kung Fu movie and it's a revelation: Chinese can fly. It becomes Luc's obsession to fly like them. 
Luc has now been living for 31 years in China, mastering wushu, acting in Kung fu movies. 
How did this little boy managed to become the first African to enter the Shaolin temple at the age of 14 in 1985, mastering traditional secret techniques following his dream?