Award-winning Ghanaian film ‘The Burial of Kojo’ which premiered on Netflix will screen in Ghana on Easter Saturday, 20th April at 4:30pm during Kumasi Film Festival.
The film is written, and directed by Samuel “Blitz” Bazawule, and stars Ama K. Abebrese and newcomer Cynthia Dankwa who will be present at the screening in Kumasi.
The film which was co-produced by Ama K. Abebrese and Kwaku Obeng Boateng won the best Narrative at Urban Film Festival in New York and Luxor African Film Festival in Egypt.https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js
The first edition of the Kumasi Film Festival is organized by Bridge to Africa Connection a USA Non-Profit 501©3 under the direction of Madam Dawn Sutherland.
It takes place at the Kumasi Mall inside the Watch & Dine Theatre. This Festival will showcase films from the Diaspora, Hollywood California, Namibia, South Africa, and Ghana. Kumasi Film Festival was inspired by the Children of Kumasi and the Sunday Morning Girls & Kumasi Ashay Club.
“The Burial Of Kojo” which happens to be Blitz the Ambassador’s editorial debut has received great reviews from the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Hollywood Reporter etc.
All the rave reviews for @TheBurialOfKojo are a humble reminder that rejection is temporary as long as you don't quit.— Blitz the Ambassador (@BlitzAmbassador) April 7, 2019
I was rejected by writing labs.
I was rejected by funding grants.
I was rejected by ALL the so called major film festivals.
Now here we are…thriving 🙏🏿 pic.twitter.com/KL4dXNXyma