The Govt Director of the National Theatre Amy Frimpong claims Ghanaian filmmakers are lacking out on a ton of nearby written content that could enrich their movies.
Talking to JoyNews’ Doreen Avio, she claimed that a lot of films created these days duplicate the Nigerian style leaving out the great lifestyle Ghana has.
“I cringe when I see the engagement ceremony and everyone is in the ‘gele’ and all of those items since we have ours.
“They have designed theirs pretty, so now we consider that it is sexy. When I see Ghanaians putting on the red beads from Nigeria, it is like we have ours, how about we make ours attractive as effectively,” she said.
She explained escalating up, it was the Nigerians that were taking cues from Ghanaian films and cinematography.
Madam Amy believes that it is the admiration Nigerians have for Ghanaians that encourages them to continue to check out the country several years afterwards.
She spelled out that it is critical filmmakers notify the tale of Ghana by way of movies or chance the region dropping a large amount if not all of the Ghanaians society.
“We ourselves we are not appreciative, you see when you have some thing you choose it for granted. it is when it is remaining taken absent from you that you start out to cherish it.
“Our society and methods are what would make us uniquely Ghanaian. We really should emphasize the constructive kinds and we have a large amount,” she mentioned.
Madam Amy added that her outfit attempts as substantially as probable to make productions that concentrate on Ghanaian culture, however, many individuals do not display desire.
“If we atop presenting some of the tunes, the audio and the dances of some of our tribes, we will not hear of these tribes yet again, due to the fact, we are dropping languages every single working day in this place. We simply cannot sit there for it to take place so we try to capture that in our stage performances,” she mentioned.