Fight for progress of movie industry -AMA boss
“I am so pleased that all of you have contributed to maintaining the film industry, and I believe that much more can be done.
“To assist us create a generation of great actors who can sustain themselves in the industry, I would implore you to continue to help in perfecting their craft and managing the affairs of the young stars coming up.
“It is impossible to undervalue your contribution in keeping this industry alive up to this point, and the nation really appreciates your efforts,” she stated.
She noted that she had really high hopes for the industry, pointing out that key players are taking action to improve the sector.
“Given the efforts the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and other relevant stakeholders are putting in place, I am happy and hopeful that our industry would be stronger and better,” she said.
The Spanish Film Festival is being organised by the Embassy of Spain in Ghana in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture.
It is aimed at the revival of the creative arts industry particularly the movie sector and forging a mutually rewarding relationship between Ghana and Spain.
A star-studded personalities and government representatives attended the occasion.
Pascaline Edwards, Majid Michel, and Oscar Provencal were a few of the notables in attendance.
The festival began on November 19 in Accra with a film showing and will travel to Kumasi and Tamale before coming to an end on Thursday, December 8.
Among the selection of movies to be screened are “Las Niñas” ( The Schoolgirls,) Felices 140 (Happy 140), Un novio para Yasmina” (A boyfriend for Yasmina) and “Las maestras de la República” (The Republic’s teachers),