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Film Africa 2017: Kukurantumi - Road to Accra + Q&A
Sunday 29 October
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member
what's it all about?
A young woman (Amy Appiah) legs it to Accra with her broke boyfriend (David Dontoh) after her unlucky father (Evans Oma) tries to push her into an arranged marriage with a wealthy businessman.
tell me more (don't worry, no spoilers)
Industrious family man and lorry driver, Addey (Evans Oma), makes ends meet by plying his trade between Accra and his village, Kukurantumi.
When he loses his job for reasons beyond his control, he plots a marriage between his daughter, Abena (Amy Appiah), and an affluent businessman. But Abena loves the penniless Bob (David Dontoh), and runs off with him for a better life in Accra, where things go from bad to worse.
One of the most celebrated Ghanaian films to emerge before the country’s video industry, Kukurantumi is intelligent filmmaking, situating the troubles of one family within the wider context of political corruption, poverty and class struggle within Ghanaian society.
Part of Film Africa’s Ghana @ 60 and Africa’s Lost Classics strands.
Things you need to know:
If you choose an e-ticket when booking, the barcode on your smart phone is a ticket. Don't queue at Ground Floor Box Office, just follow the red line on the floor all the way to the cinema!
- If you don't have a smartphone, collect your ticket at Box Office or print your e-ticket and bring it with you
- There will be minimum of 5 minutes of trailers before the film begins
Mondays mean £6 single tickets or 2 for £10. Select Rich Mix Six when booking online and the discount is applied once you've logged in
Monday and Tuesday mean film for £5 for Tower Hamlets residents or Tower Hamlets employees. Simply show an Idea Store or Tower Hamlets library card when booking. Not available online
- Tuesdays and Wednesdays mean 2 for 1 tickets with Meerkat Movies. It's really easy to get a code, see comparethemarket.com for details
This event is wheelchair accessible.