Tag Archives: Ghanaian cinema

Kwaw Ansah’s “The Good Old Days”

Last night I went to the Grand Première of the second installment of Kwaw Ansah’s 24 part series The Good Old Days at Ghana’s National Theatre. The series, a period piece based in post-independence Ghana, began last November with the … Continue reading

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An Interview with a former Cinema Van Commentator

This is an edited excerpt from an hour and a half interview that I had in December 2010 with James K. Amuah, a former Information Services Department cinema van commentator. Blaylock: How many commentators were there when you joined Information … Continue reading

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The Late Tetteh Quarshie

On a recent trip to Aburi, a small city in the mountains overlooking Accra famous for Botanical Gardens that were established there in 1890, I had the chance to take a side trip to the neighboring village of Mampong. There … Continue reading

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