Ama

Director: Kwesi Owusu and Kwate Nee-Owoo
Country: Ghana and Great Britain
Year: 1991
Running Time: 100 min.
Language: English

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A golden floppy disk becomes a prophetic device through which a young Ghanaian girl living in England, Ama, rediscovers her African identity. She learns its contents at the office where her mother cleans. The disk, through magic realism and by way of ancestors, warns her of the dangers of forgetting one’s heritage.