Upset by her family’s move from London to Africa to manage a lion farm, ten-year old Mia finds solace in her friendship with a white lion cub named Charlie. Three years pass quietly but when Mia finds out the truth behind her father’s plan for Charlie, she and the lion escape into the Savannah on an epic journey to find somewhere for Charlie to live out his life safe and peacefully.
This incredible film was shot over three years with young star Daniah De Villiers growing up with the titular lion cub, forging a close relationship, allo
wing the filmmakers to create stunning scenes with a full-grown lion. Mia and the White Lion is a family-friendly, inspirational story that gently educates its audience about the importance of protecting these glorious endangered animals from commercial hunting industries.