Movies

Actor George Williams passes away

Veteran Ghanaian actor, George Williams, has died. He passed away at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital on Monday [August 1, 2016]. About George Williams One actor that comes to mind when you think of George Williams is Morgan Freeman (Ghana’s favourite grandpa); he’s been acting for as long as we can remember and has made a lot of impact in ...

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Abraham Attah honored in Massachusetts [Photos]

The mayor of Massachusetts has honoured young Ghanaian actor, Abraham Attah, for his excellence and has presented him [Abraham Attah] with the Key to the City. Abraham is currently on location in Atlanta, Georgia, shooting a movie. The African Youth Excellence Awards took place in Worcester (Massachusetts). At the ceremony, the mayor of Massachusetts, Joseph M. Petty, presented the young ...

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Emma Watson meets the new Hermione, Noma Dumezweni

Someone must’ve had a time-turner because the two versions of Hermione Granger just met one another. Emma Watson, who portrayed the young witch in the “Harry Potter” films, met Noma Dumezweni, who is playing an older version of the same character in the London play, “Harry Potter And The Cursed Child.” “Meeting Noma and seeing her on stage was like meeting ...

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US uses Netflix for mind control – Russian Culture Minister

Have you heard about the notion that robots and AIs will soon be controlling the minds of human beings? Apparently, it has already started, according to the Culture Minister of Russia. The minister, whose name is Vladmir Medinsky, Netflix is used to get “into the heads of everyone on Earth.” “They understand how to enter everyone’s homes by getting into ...

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What have you done for me lately GH cinema? – Citifmonline’s Delali Adogla-Bessa

So it turns out that I don’t care much for Ghanaian cinema. The sages among us say that actions speak louder than words and my actions in the first two quarters of this year have indicated that I have subliminally affirmed Ghanaian cinema as something that I can live without. Rebecca is the only Ghanaian film production that I’ve seen in ...

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BSIFF is all set and ready – Juliet Asante

After the successful launch of the Black Star International Film Festival, a film and advocacy platform that seeks to bridge the gap between the local and international film industry, Executive director of the festival, Juliet Asante, says that she and her team are set to host the event in August. Speaking to Citi Showbiz, the beautiful, award-winning film producer, actress ...

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Behind every pretty face is a brain – Joselyn Dumas

Renowned Ghanaian TV host and actress, Joselyn Dumas, has refuted claims that her looks got her into the spot light. Speaking to Citi Showbiz, Joselyn Dumas who has starred in some award winning films such as Adams Apples and Silver Rain, asserts that  she is surprised that people still latch onto the notion that because a woman is pretty, it means that she ...

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My movies are a calling; Not for everyone – Shirley Frimpong-Manso

Award-winning film producer and Chief Executive Officer of Sparrow Productions, Shirley Frimpong-Manso, has said that people who think that her movies are too clean and perfect have problems. Speaking to Citi Showbiz about her story-lines and on where the motivation for her movies comes from, Shirley said that people are allowed to speak their minds, because they are entitled to their ...

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Final episode of Shampaign to be shown tonight

The final episode of Season 1 of Shampaign, Sparrow Productions’ political drama series, will be shown at the Silverbird Cinemas tonight. The 13-episode drama series began showing on April 20, with two new episodes being shown every Friday night, over the last six weeks. Tickets for single shows sell for GHc30, while those for the entire series have been going ...

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Black Star International Film Festival (BSIFF) closes submissions

Did you know about the Black Star International Film Festival (BSIFF) that will be happening in Ghana, this year? With over 3,000 films having been submitted between the 1st of March and the 30th of May, 2016, The Black Star International Film Festival has brought submissions to an end, as the festival’s team prepares feverishly, towards August! The Black Star ...

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