Ghana Movies

YOLO, Like Cotton Twines win big at Ghana Movie Awards 2016
Entertainment News & Gossip

YOLO – The Ghana Movie Awards 2016 was held yesterday at the Kempeski Gold Coast Hotel in Accra.The Event was hosted by Starr FM’s Anita Erskine, Uganda’s Anita Kyarimpa Fabiola and Comedian DKB. Popular tv series YOLO, Leila Djansi’s Like Cotton Twines, Nana Ama Mcbrown, Kalybos, Funny Face, as well as Sparrow Productions boss Shirley Frimpong Manso all walked home with laurels. Here’s a list of other winners on the night: BEST ACTOR DRAMA SERIES – AARON ADATSI (YOLO) BEST...

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Monday, 05 December 2016
20th Anniversary Edition of ZIFF: Submissions Now Open
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ZIFF 2017 will take place from 8th -16th July, 2017, with the theme FINDING JOY. As the festival prepares to reach a major milestone, and with a new Festival Director in place, it’s truly rising. African cinema continues to rise to new heights and ZIFF continues to hold its place as one of the most important film festivals on the continent. Newly appointed Festival Director Fabrizio Colombo explains further, “it has been the foundation of the careers of many filmmakers,...

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Thursday, 10 November 2016
Leila Djansi releases teaser for ‘Like Cotton Twines’
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RLJ Entertainment has acquired and is set to release Leila Djansi’s compelling new feature film, “Like Cotton Twines.” The film, which screened in the World Narrative Category at this year’s festival, follows Micah (Jay Ellis, “The Game,” HBO’s “Insecure”), an American volunteer who teaches in a Ghanaian village and harbors high expectations for his mother’s homeland. He’s eager to help his students reach their full potential, especially the bright 13-year-old Tuigi played by Ophelia Klenam Dzidzornu. But when Tuigi’s...

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Wednesday, 12 October 2016
Wayoosi is not dead but sick- Bill Asamoah
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Members of the Ashanti regional branch of the Ghana Actors Guild (GAG) has said Kumawood actor Joseph Nana Osei Kofi also known as Wayoosi is not dead. According to a statement issued by its President, Bill Asamoah, Wayoosi was not dead as was being rumoured but was sick and receiving medical care at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH). He however said, the guild was soliciting for fans to help cater for other medical needs of Wayoosi beloved brother....

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Wednesday, 03 August 2016
Golden Movie Awards Africa 2016: The good, the bad and the ugly!
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The second edition of the Golden Movie Awards Africa (GMAA) was held last Saturday with Ghanaians winning 23 out of the 29 awards at stake on the night. Nigeria’s film industry popularly known as Nollywood notably Africa’s biggest film industry managed only six. Saying that the annual Golden Movie Awards Africa organised by NMJ Ghana will bring competition to the movie award schemes in the country is stating the obvious. Though there are a lot of positives from the awards...

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Wednesday, 29 June 2016
Ghana’s Abraham Attah Joins ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’
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“Beasts of No Nation” star Abraham Attah is joining the cast of Sony-Marvel’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming” opposite Tom Holland, Marisa Tomei and Michael Keaton. Jon Watts is directing from a script written by “Vacation” directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein. Amy Pascal and Kevin Feige are producing. Other actors who have joined the cast over the last several weeks include Hannibal Buress, Logan Marshall-Green, Donald Glover, Zendaya and Tony Revolori. Plot details are still guarded as is Attah’s character. Holland...

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Wednesday, 22 June 2016
Photos: Prince David Osei Massages Jackie Appiah
Ghana Movies

In a new Kobi Rana movie, actress Jackie Appiah is playing the role of a blind woman who married a cripple. According to Jackie Appiah, it is her first time and the role is very challenging for her. This is my first time playing the role of a blind girl in a film. Challenging and deep. She gets married to a cripple “And they lived happily NEVER after” She was spotted on set with Prince David Osei and Roselyn Ngissah....

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Tuesday, 21 June 2016
Photos: Kumawood stars attend burial of Mahama’s mother
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Some Kumawood stars are attending the burial ceremony of the late mother of President John Mahama, Friday. The movie (Kumawood) personalities, including Mercy Asiedu, Bill Asamoah and Salinko are attending the burial ceremony of Madam Abiba Nnaba who died Tuesday at the SSNIT Hospital in Accra. The ceremony will take place Friday at Busunu in the West Gonja district of the Northern region. On Thursday, the National Chief Imam led the Muslim community to say a prayer for the deceased...

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Friday, 17 June 2016
Nana Obiri Yeboah’s “The Cursed Ones” Wins Big at 2016 African Movie Academy Awards
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Nana Obiri Yeboah and “The Cursed Ones” won Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best in Production Design in Africa. 2016 African Movie Academy Awards, popularly known as #AMAA, which is fondly dubbed ‘The African Oscars’, are presented annually to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry. The event which took place yesterday, Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Dr. Obi Wali’s Event Centre, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State – Nigeria. Ghanaian – UK based film director Nana Obiri Yeboah’s “The Cursed Ones”...

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Tuesday, 14 June 2016
Nadia Buari has been unveiled as a brand ambassador for Golden Movie Awards
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Actress Nadia Buari has been unveiled as a brand ambassador for the 2016 edition of the Golden Movie Awards. The announcement was made Tuesday during the launch of the awards at the Tang Palace Hotel in Accra where the nominations were also released. According to NMJ Ghana, organisers of the award, it believes in brand association, which is one of the fundamental drivers of Golden Movie Awards values including resilience, transparency and service which is guiding in the awards organisation....

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Thursday, 26 May 2016