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JUNGLE JUSTICE By Regina Van Helvert To Screen At The Pan African Film Festival In Los Angeles

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Ghanaian Media personality, Regina Van Helvert’s produced film Jungle Justice has been officially selected to screen at the largest black film festival in the world — the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles, USA.

The award winning film told the heart-rending tale of the horrendous instant justices in local communities of Ghana.

The African film industry is undoubtedly growing at an exponential rate and is gradually becoming the centre of interest in the world of creative arts. Hollywood in Nigeria for instance produces according to some estimates nearly 2000 movies annually.

Worldwide, the culture and creative arts industry has contributed immensely to the productivity of traditional sectors of the economy, serving as a catalyst for economic growth transient, investment, job creation, foreign exchange earnings, education and transmission of culture.

Films are cultural artifacts created by specific cultures to show a reflection of their way of life, and the effects on their lives. It’s a powerful tool for communication and method for education, learning and relearning deep seated socio-cultural narratives.

“As an award winning actress and a producer, my raison d’etre has always been to create great content and that has driven me to shoot films like JUNGLE JUSTICE and the SPECIAL ONE. My personal drive for creating innovative solutions to social problems leveraging my experience, led me to collaborate with other award-winning actors and actresses in Ghana to produce the award winning JUNGLE JUSTICE – a short film chronicling the ‘seemingly neglected’ mob injustice phenomenon, which destroys families, livelihoods and communities across the Western, Central and Southern parts of Africa in particular” — Regina Van Helvert opines

The movie JUNGLE JUSTICE has garnered a lot of attention because of its captivating storyline. The movie won best short film at the 2019 Ghana Movie Awards and has had several showings across the world. It will be shown at the 28th Annual Pan African Film Festival – the biggest black film festival in the world, taking place in Los Angeles, USA from (insert date) to (insert date). JUNGLE JUSTICE , produced by Regina Van-Helvert, was directed by Idowu Okeniyi, starring Ghanaian actors and actresses including; Regina Van-Helvert, Yvonne Nelson, John Dumelo, Emmanuel Nii Adom Quaye, Peter Richie, among others.

The Pan African Film Festival has seen patrons including Denzel Washington, Sidney Poitier, Danny Glover, Idris Elba, Mo’Nique, Kevin Hart, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Jamie Foxx, Forest Whitaker, Phylicia Rashad, Lou Gossett, Jr., Issa Rae, Taraji P. Henson, Trevor Noah, David Oweloyo, Omotola, and Chadwick Boseman. The list is endless!!!

“We are excited that this film JUNGLE JUSTICE has been selected for screening” — Regina stressed

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Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Opens Nominations For 23rd Edition

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The organisers if the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Charterhouse Ghana, have opened nominations for this year’s edition.

They are therefore calling on all GH artistes, producers, and record labels with works released between Jan 1st – Dec 31st, 2021 to submit your entries for VGMA23 nominations to www.entry.ghanamusicawards.com

See their press release below:

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KiDi, Kuami Eugene To Perform At Indigo At The O₂ In London On March 6

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Lynx Entertainment signees, KiDi and Kuami Eugene are spreading their wings as far as their music careers are concerned.

While their songs are making inroads into other music markets the world over, they are not resting on their laurels in their bid to have a physical presence in those areas.

On 6th March 2022, the two Ghanaian music superstars will be performing at the Indigo at the O2 in London.

KiDi and Kuami Eugene are two of Ghana’s illustrious sons in the music industry who have enjoyed critical and commercial success, less than six years into their music careers.

They have quickly established themselves and have found places in the Highlife and Afrobeats genres.

KiDi, who is currently Vodafone Ghana Music Awards’ Afrobeats Artiste of the Year has released hugely successful singles such as ‘Odo’, ‘Say Cheese’, ‘Enjoyment’ and the 2021 smash hit ‘Touch It’ which went viral on TikTok and spent several weeks on the UK Afrobeats Chart and the Billboard Global Triller Chart.

Kuami Eugene is a four-time Highlife Artist of the Year at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA). He also won the ultimate slot (Artiste of the Year) at the 2020 VGMA.

He is known for hit songs such as ‘Angela’, ‘Confusion’, ‘Wish Me Well’, ‘Open Gate’ and is currently enjoying a lot of success with his massive collaborations such as ‘Happy Day’ (with Sarkodie) and ‘Love Nwantiti’ remix (with Ckay and Joeboy).

Kuami and KiDi are also loved for their riveting stagecraft and have rocked a lot of high-profile stages (both home and abroad).

Click on the link below for all your ticket reservations: https://www.axs.com/uk/events/421801/kidi-and-kuami-eugene-tickets?skin=indigo

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Juliet Ibrahim Collaborates With United Airlines For “A Toast To Life” Book Tour

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Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim teams up with global airline company United Airlines as she is set to tour America with her book ‘A Toast To Life’.

This collaboration comes as Juliet Ibrahim was recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential People of African Descent under 40 by MIPAD.

As a Mipadian, The Actress will be working with United Airlines to promote their routes across continents.

Announcing the new partnership via social media, a delighted Juliet, expressed how it will be easier to go on her tour due to the convenience of a direct flight from Ghana and Nigeria to the United States of America.

She wrote; ” Super excited to be collaborating with @united this January as I tour the USA with my book @atoasttolifebook Flying direct from Ghana and Nigeria to Dulles airport is so convenient! Let the globetrotting #2022 begin!!! Thanks to @mipad100 for the connect. #USAtriploading #Traveltheworld #United #MyUnitedJourney”

‘A Toast To Life’ is a highly acclaimed auto-biography detailing how Juliet Ibrahim survived three civil wars and how she lost some family members while her family was trying to escape from rebels. The book also reveals her survival from rape and sexual abuse, the ups and downs of her previous relationships, dealing with self-esteem issues, depression and Motherhood.

‘A Toast To Life’ is available for purchase online on Amazon, Kindle, and in several bookstores.

United Airlines is a major American-owned company that flies direct from Ghana and Nigeria to the United States of America and vice versa. The airline operates a large domestic and international route network spanning cities large and small across the United States and all six inhabited continents. United Airlines is the third-largest airline in the world and the actress turn author is indeed going global.

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