Ghanaian film producer, Leila Djansi with Blair underwood at the LA Film Festival 2016
Leila Djansi, the well-known Ghanaian and International film producer, who is famous for her inimitable ideas, chose a very exclusive way to represent her country, she spotted wearing outfits of Ghana’s Kente fabric, at the Los Angeles Film Festival 2016.
Last Wednesday, it was the opening of the Film Festival, and she attended it along with other famous personalities including Blair Underwood.
Leila Djansi’s most recent super hit film ‘Like Cotton Twines’ has been nominated for the ‘Best World Fiction Film’ and will play in rivalry in the World Cinema category of the Film Festival, on the 2nd June, 2016, Thursday.
In the smash hit film ‘Like Cotton Twines’ there is a man, Micah Brown, an American volunteer who takes a teaching job in a remote African town where he meets a 13-year old girl, Tuigi, who is to become Trokosi in the coming years, spouse to the divine beings. A practice of religious sexual subjection. The movie has a very profound theme.
The cast of the movie includes, Yvonne Okoro, star of BET’s The Game Jay Ellis, David Dontoh, Adjetey Anang, Luckie Lawson, Ophelia Dzidzornu and Hollywood official, on-screen character/filmmaker, Miranda Bailey who produced various awards winning film ‘Diary of a Teenage Girl’, last year.
The LA Film Festival is held from 1st June to the 10th of June, 2016, in Los Angeles at the Archlight Cinemas in Culver City and Hollywood.
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