“Otokunor” a short film directed by Kwame Kyei Baffour is scheduled to premiere on Sunday, July 23 at the Independent Shorts Awards, in Los Angeles (USA )and will subsequently premiere in Orlando Florida, Toronto, Kano in Nigeria, UK, Kenya and the BlackStar International Film in Ghana.
“Otokunor” is a thought-provoking exploration of the life of a young boy from the fishing community of Accra whose dreams and aspirations are torn apart by the long-standing tradition of his family.
With a talented ensemble cast like Fred Amugi, Prince Larbi, Mynna Otoo, and a compelling screenplay, the film promises to transport viewers on a cinematic journey that will leave them spellbound. Although the language is in Ga it is subtitled in English so that a lot of people can understand.
“Otokunor” will be available for international distribution, offering a wider audience the opportunity to experience its brilliance
The producer of Otokunor, Daniel Kofi Ewusie in an interview said “This project has been a labor of love for everyone involved, and we are excited to share it with the world. We believe that the festival’s esteemed audience will appreciate the film’s unique perspective, powerful performances, and ability to spark meaningful conversations.”
“Otokunor” has been receiving accolades from industry insiders, generating anticipation and excitement among film enthusiasts worldwide. With its powerful storytelling, compelling performances, and meticulous craftsmanship, the film is poised to make a significant impact on the international film festivals circuit”
The film boasts awe-inspiring cinematography by Hafiz Abdul Salifu and Joli Sleem, who skillfully captures the film’s stunning visuals, creating a visual tapestry that complements the emotional depth of the story.