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Ghana: Cinema Week Commences December 15th.

Scheduled to run from December 15th to December 22nd, the National Film Authority of Ghana (NFA) is all set to kick off the much-anticipated Ghana Cinema Week. This annual week-long event, organized by the NFA, aims to bolster the viewership of Ghanaian films while fostering a vibrant cinema-going culture across the country. Additionally, it seeks to establish sustainable distribution channels for locally produced Ghanaian films and pave the way for business growth in the film industry.

Themed “Electrified Edition” for this year, the event promises a lineup of diverse films and engaging activities to celebrate and promote Ghanaian cinema. Emphasizing the need for quality productions, this edition aims to motivate Ghanaian filmmakers while highlighting the importance of uplifting the local film industry.

Throughout the week, audiences in Accra, Kumasi, and Tamale will have the opportunity to indulge in a spectrum of Ghanaian movies. Films such as “Tetteh Quarshie (Heroes of Africa),” “The Heroines,” “Single Not Searching,” “Our Wife,” and “Oguaman” are among the selected features that will be showcased at various venues, including Silverbird Cinemas, Oyarifa Mall, The Page Centre, Platinum Bay Hotel, Gold Coast Restaurant, Royal View Cinema in Kumasi, and Radach Hotel in Tamale.

Beyond the film screenings, Ghana Cinema Week serves as a bustling platform for an array of activities, providing an avenue for patrons to interact with filmmakers and actors. This interaction fosters lasting memories while aspiring filmmakers gain insights and guidance from established producers.

In anticipation of the event, Juliet Yaa Asantewaa Asante, the Chief Executive Officer of NFA, expressed her excitement, stating, “As Ghana Cinema Week approaches, we find ourselves on the brink of an immersive and captivating experience. The Ghana Cinema Week is set to be a standout event on the calendar for anyone passionate about the transformative power of film.”

With its vibrant program and diverse offerings, the Ghana Cinema Week stands poised to be an enriching and influential celebration, celebrating the creative prowess and impact of Ghana’s film industry.

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