Ghanaian and Italian Movie Industry Should Work Together
Ghanaian-Hollywood actor Abraham Attah has called for a collaboration of the Ghanaian and Italian movie industry. The young actor upon his visit to Italy for the Marcello Mastroianni Awards(he won an award by the way), said his visit was an eye opener for him, he believes both countries have rich cultures and traditions that can be preached to the world using movie as a medium.
“Though l didn’t spend a lot of time in Italy during the Awards, what l saw and experienced made me believe Italy and Ghana have great heritages. I think if these two countries can collaborate to showcase them through movies, both countries will go far in the world of movies and also help enhance the tourism and cultural industries respectively.” the actor said.
The young actor made this known when he paid a courtesy call to the Italian Ambassador to Ghana, Her Excellency Laura Carpini at her residence on Tuesday, 26th April 2016. According to the Ambassador, she said the collaboration would go a long way to help both countries as it would educate and enhance the knowledge of many people in both countries.
Also at the meeting was a Ghanaian/Italian movie director Fred Kuuornu who is currently in the country to screen his documentary on Tuesday 3rd May 2016 at the Airport Residence of the Ambassador.
Abraham Attah continues to say, he believes the collaboration of Italy and Ghana on the movie platform will go a long way to benefit both countries and he wishes to see more exchange programs and investments in the Ghanaian Movie landscape from the international film world.