Fresh from winning two awards at the 2019 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), ‘The Burial of Kojo’ is being considered for two nominations at 2020 Golden Globe Awards.
The film is being considered for the ‘Best Motion Picture (Foreign Film)’ and ‘Best Director (Motion Picture)’ of the prestigious awards.
The Burial of Kojo
‘The Burial of Kojo’ is a 2018 drama film set in Ghana, written and directed by Blitz Bazawule. The film tells the story of Kojo (Joseph Otsiman), who is left to die in an abandoned gold mine, as his young daughter Esi travels through a spirit land to save him.
The film was produced by Blitz Bazawule, Ama Abebrese and Kwaku Obeng Boateng. It had its world premiere in New York on September 21, 2018, at the Urban World Film Festival, where it was recognized as Best Narrative Feature (World Cinema).