African Movies

Leila Djansi releases teaser for ‘Like Cotton Twines’
Ghana Movies

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
Rising & Rising: Abraham Attah Wins Best Actor Award
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Young actor Abraham Attah has won another award. Attah won Best Actor (Narrative) award for his role in the movie ‘Out of The Village‘ at the 2016 Tacoma Film Festival (TFF) which took place over the weekend. The movie shot in Ghana explores the social and cultural impact of the Ebola epidemic from the perspective of an orphaned brother and his sister. It won ‘Best International Short Film’ at the Foyle Film Festival 2015, and was produced by X-Menactor Bryan...

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Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Juliet Ibrahim Takes Centre Stage as we Celebrate Oye Akideinde
Ghana Celebrities

September edition of ‘Meets Media’ monthly hangout and networking circle for media practitioners mainly from Nigeria is scheduled to hold on Sunday, September 18th, 2016 at the prestigious Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The beautiful movie star, Juliet Ibrahim and GM, Operations – TECNO Mobile and co-founder 360nobs, Oye Akideinde takes centre stage at this edition. The event’s platform recognizes media personalities that have maintained consistent growth over the years. This September, the brain behind 360nobs will take...

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Thursday, 15 September 2016
Nana Obiri Yeboah’s “The Cursed Ones” Wins Big at 2016 African Movie Academy Awards
Entertainment News

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
John Dumelo to launch new game app for Android & IOS
Ghana Celebrities

Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo is set to unveil a new mobile game application for android and Apple (iOS) phones. Click Here! The game which is called ‘Aya’ centres on the main character, John Dumelo, trying to rescue a loved one who has been captured by an evil villain. The game will be officially launched in April 2016 and it has several scenes from several parts of Accra, Nigeria and other parts of Africa. According to the 31-year–old actor, who was...

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Thursday, 15 October 2015
Nadia Buari and mom step out in matching outfit
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Like mother like daughter! Elegance at it’s very finest! Ghanaian actress, Nadia Buari and her stunning mother, both stepped out in white for an event. Click Here! They look incredible, they even look like sisters. Click Here! The duo stepped out for Nadia’s brother’s wedding. Aren’t they a gorgeous pair? Her mother’s pouting though! Stunning woman!   Source –...

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Sunday, 11 October 2015
Attah Abraham wins Best Young Actor Award at the 2015 Venice Film Festival
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A 14-year old Ghanaian street vendor, Attah Abraham has won the Marcello Mastroianni’s Best Young Actor Award at the 2015 Venice Film Festival. He won the award for his lead performance in a movie alongside Idris Elba. Attah Abraham who is said to be without any acting background was picked from the streets of Ghana during the shooting of Netflix’s soon to be released movie “Beasts of No Nation.” According the Director of the movie, Cary Fukunaga, Atta Abraham was...

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Monday, 14 September 2015
Efya to perform Live at the 5th annual NAFCA  Awards
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The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles will host the 5th Nollywood African Film Critic Awards (Nafca Awards). The Event which will attended by a host of celebrities,Royalty, dignitaries, diplomats, Hollywood and African movies stars. They will be entertained by the Ghanaian songwriter and multiple award winning star at the prestigious awards in Hollywood. Who is Efya Efya born Jane Fara Fauzzier Afia Boafowaa Yahaya Awindor (born April 10, 1987), is better known by her stage name Efya, She is a...

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Saturday, 01 August 2015
All Winners at the 2015 Zanzibar International Film Festival
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ZIFF 2015 awarded a host of prizes to top films from around the world this evening during a stellar closing ceremony at the Old Fort in Stone Town. Festival Director Dr. Martin Mhando had this to say of the selection of films at ZIFF 2015, “the level of films this year has surpasses our wildest expectations and many members of the jury have remarked on the quality of the films. African films in particular have stood out for their increased...

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Sunday, 26 July 2015
Nollywood Actor Chet and Omarosa Host the NAFCA Awards
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On September 12, 2015 at the iconic Orpheum Theatre of Los Angeles, The NAFCA and The NAFCA Honors will draw 2000 affluent audience. These prestigious film and honorary awards will draw filmmakers and dignitaries from around the world. The prestigious awards will be directed by Charles Penland and will be hosted by Nollywood Actor Chet Anekwe alongside Omarosa; The prestigious film and honorary awards, commonly known as The NAFCA are awards for achievements in the film industry and The NAFCA...

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Friday, 24 July 2015