A LONG DRY SEASON (10 mins, Creative Storm, 2010)
This latest documentary looks at climate change in Ghana focusing on its impact on women’s livelihoods. A sobering wake up call.

 


ELECTRONIC WASTE (10 mins, Creative Storm, 2010)
The ever-growing demand for the latest electronic items such as fashionable mobile phones and super-fast computers has created ever larger amounts of obsolete electronics that are laden with toxic chemicals like lead, mercury and brominates flame retardants. Rather than being safely recycled, much of this e-waste are dumped. The documentary looks at the importation of such e-waste as well as what is locally generated. At dumping grounds of Agbobloshie in Accra, unprotected people, many of them children, dismantle the electronic waste with little more than stones in search of metals that can be be sold.



FANTASTIC IN PLASTIC (15mins, Creative Storm, 2010)
A momentous day in the life of trashy bags, the company that makes innovative products from plastic waste in Ghana. An incredible competition is underway with much fun and creative trash everywhere.



GHANA’S PLASTIC WASTE MENACE (14 mins, Creative Storm, 2009)
A roving journalist investigates the menace of plastic waste in Ghana and depicts the environment under siege.

 

 



SINGING 4 FREEDOM: THE INFLUENCE OF HILIFE ON POPULAR MUSIC (52mins, Creative Storm, 2010)
This documentary tells the story of Ghana through its most celebrated musical form, HILIFE. It explores the fascinating history of Hilife, Ghana’s ‘musical soul’ and documents its impact on generations of musicians. The late Kofi Ghanaba recounts his moving encounter with Charlie Parker in Chicago, a week before the latter died. SINGING 4 FREEDOM projects the place Hilife occupies in the cultural history of Africa and the world.

 



THE LIGHTS HAVE GONE OUT AGAIN! (30 mins, Creative Storm, Alliance For Reproductive Health Rights, 2009)
The Lights Have Gone Out Again” is a moving investigation into the high incidence of maternal deaths in Ghana. Filmed in diverse locations across Ghana, it tells powerful stories about the challenges that women face as they seek care from the health services. It features key advocates, policy makers and leading health practitioners.



WORKING TOGETHER TO REDUCE MATERNAL AND CHILD DEATHS IN GHANA (12 mins, Creative Storm, WHO, 2009)
In the Wassa West District of Ghana, a unique collaboration between the local assembly, a transport union and the medical services and WHO has created a model intervention strategy that is saving the lives of many pregnant women.

 



COMMUNITY BASED HEALTH PLANNING & SERVICES (CHPS) SOMBORO COMMUNITY, NORTHERN GHANA (5 mins, Creative Storm, UNICEF, 2009)
Filmed in Northern Ghana, the documentary captures the community based approach which seeks to provide health services through partnerships with the community.


 

FEEDING AND GREENING THE CITY (7 mins, Creative Storm, Centre for Learning on Sustainable Agriculture, Amsterdam, 2009)
This documentary explores the role city farmers play in food security, as well as mitigate the effects of climate change. Filmed in Accra, the film shows how farmers put the basic concepts of urban agriculture into practice. It also explores the challenges of land acquisition, access to water and farm management.



VOICES OF CHILDREN (5 minutes, Creative Storm, UNICEF, 2008)
The documentary gives an authentic voice to Ghanaian children as they articulate their views on a range of issues, including education and poverty. The documentary presents children as people in their own right with views that are important to social policy.



ACHIEVING UNIVERSAL SALT IODIZATION IN GHANA (20 mins, Creative Storm, UNICEF, 2006)
The film documents UNICEF’s campaign to combat iodine deficiency across Ghana and features Lamisi Mbillah, Miss Ghana 2005. A 5 minute version was screened at Miss World 2005 and helped Lamisi win the Miss World Beauty with a Purpose prize!



LAMISI MBILLAH, (5 mins, Creative Storm, 2006)
Winning documentary at Miss World 2006. Features Ghanaian contestant, Lamisi, crowned Miss World Beauty with a Purpose.




STANDING TALL AGAINST POVERTY CONCERT (52 mins, Creative Storm, Global Call to Action Against Poverty, 2005)
Edited footage of the marathon 15 hour concert at the Independence Square in Accra, featuring Salif Keita, Mahotella Queens and other leading African performers.



WATER IS LIFE (52 mins, Creative Storm, Oxfam, 2003)
The much acclaimed documentary offers a unique glimpse into Ghana quest for safe and affordable water.



AMA (35 mm, 84 mins, Channel 4 Television, Artificial Eye Distributors, 1991)
Written and co - directed by Kwesi Owusu, AMA was shot in the UK and tells the story of a Ghanaian girl who becomes the medium for an ancestral prophecy. Described by London Film Festival as „one of cinema?s few works of magical realism, Ama is the highest grossing Ghanaian film and has been re - released by MNET, the Pan African television network.



OUAGA - African Cinema Now (16mm, 52 mins, Channel Four Television, Efiri Tete Films, 1984)
This award winning documentary by Kwesi Owusu documents FESPACO, Africa?s leading film festival and features most of the continent?s foremost film makers. These include Souleyman Cisse, Med Hondo, Ousmane Sembene, and Idrissa Ouagraogo.
the political and aesthetic signatures of these film makers and their role as voices of a continent in crisis.

 

 

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