The Burial of Kojo Set To Become First Ghanaian Movie On Netflix
Thanks to Ava Duvernay’s Array, Ghana’s Netflix history starts with Blitz The Ambassador’s ‘The Burial of Kojo’ set to premiere on the 31st of March 2019. Array is an independent film distribution company for people of color, founded in 2010 by ACADEMY award winning Ava Duvernay.
The burial of Kojo which stars local Ghanaian film persons like Ama K Abebrese, Mamley Djangmah, Kobina Sam and more, is the 22nd movie to have been acquired by Array.
I wanted to distribute this film from the minute I heard @BlitzAmbassador was making it. My dream came true. Proud to announce the 22nd release from @ArrayNow. The gorgeous Ghanaian gem THE BURIAL OF KOJO. Hitting Netflix and local screens March 31. Can’t wait for folks to see! pic.twitter.com/IoF49V34KK
— Ava DuVernay (@ava) February 15, 2019
This makes Blitz The Ambassador’s surreal drama, one of the earliest Ghanaian movie appearances on Netflix, following Leila Djansi’s Ties that Bind and Like Cotton Twines.
The Euphoria is already high, as people of the world like Common (American musician/actor) and a ton others more, are all sharing in this glory.
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