Leila Djansi’s much talked about film, ‘Sinking Sands’ opens at the Silverbird Cinema in Accra on Christmas Eve, December 24. This will offer the public who missed out on the amazing premiere, as well as those visiting Ghana for Christmas, the opportunity to see the touching psychological drama.
“Sinking Sands” is a feature length psychological drama that tells the story of a couple, in a loving marriage that turns into one of violence and abuse when Jimah becomes disfigured in a domestic accident. The project is intended to create awareness on the continuous existence of abuse among today’s households. It is an effort to show a side of defense that is proactive. It stars Ama K. Abebrese and Haitian-born model and Hollywood actor Jimmy Jean-Louis.
Meanwhile the film was featured and reviewed on BBC Weekend Network Africa. BBC Weekend Network Africa is a part of BBC World Service, which is the world’s most respected voice in international broadcasting. It provides authoritative and impartial news and information in 33 languages worldwide. It is is trusted for its accuracy, editorial independence and expertise and provides a forum for the exchange of ideas across cultural, linguistic and national boundaries.
Africa Movie Academy Award nominated filmmaker and director Leila Djansi comments: “We were delighted to have had BBC Weekend Network Africa attend the grand premiere of “Sinking Sands,”. Hearing the opinion of BBC journalist David Amanor and the audience was really a treat and lets me know the movie spoke volumes to women and men.”