The Burial Of Kojo, a movie produced by Blitz The Ambassador, a Ghanian rapper based in the USA will be available on NETFLIX from March, Ghbase.com has learned.
The Burial of Kojo a 2018 movie which was premiered for the first time at the Urbanworld Film Festival 2018 will finally be on giant online streaming website, Netflix and once it’s there anyone who couldn’t catch the premiere in Ghana will be able to watch it.
Distribution rights for the movie has been purchased by Array-A film distribution company. The company has announced in a Twitter post that, ‘The Burial Of Kojo’ will be available on Netflix from March 31st.
Today, @Ava and @Array announced their 22nd release, @TheBurialofKojo. Critics are calling it "fantastical" & "beautiful.” Directed by @BlitzAmbassador, ARRAY will premiere The Burial of Kojo on @Netflix on March 31st and on local screens nationwide. pic.twitter.com/meBjeJsBUw
— ARRAY (@ARRAYNow) February 16, 2019
The Burial Of Kojo was shot in Ghana, produced by Sam Blitz Bazawule and Ama K. Abrebese.
The Burial Of Kojo follows the tumultuous relationship between two brothers, Kojo and Kwabena. Kojo causes a car accident that tragically kills Kwabena’s bride on their wedding day. Kwabena in turn, devices an elaborate plan to seek revenge 7 years later. He lures Kojo to an abandoned mine, knocks him unconscious and leaves him in the mine shaft to die. Kojo must survive with no food and water, while his wife and local detective race against time to find him.
The movie features our very own Ama K.Abebrese, Kobina Sam (Beasts of No Nation), Henry Adofo (Known for Freetown and Lotanna) and other new actors.
It’s some exciting news for filmmakers as it’s the first Ghanaian movie to be on Netflix and it serves as some sort of inspiration for other filmmakers in Ghana who would want to see their films on such a big platform like Netflix.