Ghanaian Filmmaker Leila Djansi who is slowly but surely giving the African woman a strong voice in African cinema, releases the trailer of her newest film Ties that Bind. The film features some of Africa’s biggest names: Ladybrille’s Ebbe Bassey and Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, John Dumelo and Ama K. Abebrese. The film also stars American actress Kimberly Elise. Watch trailer below. Also check out what Djansi had to say about film making at the recently completed Cannes Film Market.
Release Date: August 2011
Genre : Drama
Studio: Turning Point Pictures
Description: Feature length Movie
Plot Outline: Adobea, Buki and Theresa are three women from different walks of life bound together by a similar pain; the loss of a child. In a destined meeting in a small village in Kroboland, the women journey together to redemption, love, life and forgiveness as they renovate a dilapidated clinic for the villagers.
Starring: Kimberly Elise, Randall Batinkoff, Ama K Abebrese, Omotola Jaalde-Ekeinde, David Dontoh, John Dumelo, Ebbe Bassey
Directed by Leila Djansii
Written by Leila Djansi
Screenplay by Leila Djansi
Produced by Dave Harper, Theo Baidoo, Winrich Kolbe, Tonita Perry