Film for social impact: Join us to show Silver Rain in the Markets of Accra

We are doing something very exciting this holiday season! We invite you to take the opportunity to be a part of it. As you know, Silver Rain is about a Kayayo girl who dares to dream and the price she must pay for dreaming. We all hold that one dream in our hearts… Over 10 … More Film for social impact: Join us to show Silver Rain in the Markets of Accra

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Taking African filmmaking to the next level

I was recently interviewed for South Africa Airways magazine. Below is the full transcript… THE STORY OF YOUR FILM IS BOTH COMPELLING AND PROVOCATIVE – A POLITICIAN’S SON FASCINATED BY A ‘KAYAYO GIRL.’ WHAT INSPIRED THE FILM’S STORY? The name ‘Kayayo girls’ is given to street girls who usually live in the market places around … More Taking African filmmaking to the next level

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How Hillary Clinton won the debate without saying a word

Hillary won the last 3 debates in America the polls say. Off course the Donald will argue against that vehemently; but we all know by now that ‘the Donald lives in his own reality’ don’t we? So lets not spend precious time splitting hairs on this. Every thing that Hillary uttered was relevant, controlled and … More How Hillary Clinton won the debate without saying a word

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Why leadership is all about communication

I remember my first day in persuasion class. The lecturer played back to us one of the most famous speeches of Abraham Lincoln to troops in an open field – Standing tall, with shoulders pulled back and hands held behind his back to show a confident carriage, Abraham moved steadily amongst the troops, eyes steadily … More Why leadership is all about communication

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The galloping film industry in Africa

Independent filmmakers globally continue to face huge challenges, mainly in access to funding and distribution opportunities. In specific relation to Africa, led by Nigeria, West Africa commands the second largest film market globally. However, the industry is plagued by low budget productions with subsequent low production values; mainly due to skills gaps, lack of access … More The galloping film industry in Africa

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Official BSIFF selection 2016

GIDI BLUES – NIGERIA/ FICTION GOLD COAST – GHANA/DENMARK/FICTION DAGGERS OF LIFE – GHANA/FICTION DAZZLING MIRAGE – NIGERIA/FICTION TRAIN STATION – WORLD CINEMA/FICTION NAKOM – GHANA /FICTION AYANDA SOUTH – AFRICA /FICTION MISSING GOD – NIGERIA/FICTION B’ELLA – MALAWI/FICTION VIP – GHANA /DOCUMENTARY JOURNEY TO JOYCE – ZAMBIA/GERMANY – DOCUMENTARY DON’T FLUSH YOUR FREEDOM – … More Official BSIFF selection 2016

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An international film festival hits Ghana – BSIFF

It is time for a credible film festival to take place in Ghana annually… Let us just focus on the four key things that a healthy film industry brings to a country… Film is a cultural diplomacy tool. Look around you and see all the cultural arms of the various embassies operating in Ghana and … More An international film festival hits Ghana – BSIFF

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Industry grandfather, Mr. Kwaw Ansah sends a strong message to BSIFF

The “Black Star international Film Festival” feels like an overdue initiative for the film industry in Ghana. The audio-visual media has been recognized the world over as a powerful tool for development and acculturation. It was the instrument of choice for imperial domination of colonized territories through mass propaganda. The media has been used to … More Industry grandfather, Mr. Kwaw Ansah sends a strong message to BSIFF

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