Azali

Snopsis

AMINA, 14, a native of Northern Ghana, has her whole life ahead of her until her mother makes a decision that changes all that. Faced with a choice of perceived hopelessness, marrying Amina to a much older man or sending her off to work in Burkina Faso, she chooses the latter. Which unknown to her happens to be a child smuggling syndicate. Amina together with the other victims are rescued and sent to an orphanage for resettlement to their various homes, but by some cruel twist of fate, Amina follows some child veterans of the home to Accra in search of a better life. Face with hopelessness ones again, will Amina find her way home?

Duration: 1:29:05
Country of Origin: Ghana

Director: Kwabena GYANSHA
Biography:

Mr. Gyansah is an award winning Ghanaian filmmaker, a Chartered Accountant and a graduate of Light Film School in LA, United States. Mr. Gyansah has extensive experience in the Ghanaian Film industry. He wrote, produced and directed the short film Disorder(2016) as well as the TV Series Painting the Kings(2017). His current project AZALI (2018) has gone ahead to premier at the Montreal International film festival, Africa International film festival(Afriff) and many others. It won the best film award and best screenplay at Afriff 2018 as well as bagging eight (8) awards at the 2018 Ghana Movie Awards including Best Picture.

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