Barely a month after his well received movie, “The Burial of Kojo”, which got him an award for ‘Best Director-First Feature Film’ at the 15th edition of AMAA, Bliz Bazawule also known in the Rap circles as Bliz the Ambassador , is up for another award, this time, a major one at that !
His very first feature film ‘The Burial of Kojo’ is being considered for two nominations at 2020 Golden Globe Awards.
The film is being considered for the ‘Best Motion Picture (Foreign Film)’ and ‘Best Director (Motion Picture)’ of the prestigious awards.
Filmed entirely in Ghana on a micro-budget, with local crew and several first-time actors, the film tells the story of Kojo (Joseph Otsiman), who is left to die in an abandoned gold mine, as his young daughter Esi (newcomer Cynthia Dankwa) – who was adjudged ‘Best Young/Promising Actor’ for her role as Esi in ‘The Burial of Kojo’ at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), travels through a spirit land to save him.
The film was produced by Blitz Bazawule, Ama Abebrese and Kwaku Obeng Boateng.
An excited Bliz Bazawule shared the news on his social Media handle:
The movie has since received a massive 100% ratings on Rotten Tomatoes, also this is Ghana`s very first Golden Globe entry.
Watch trailer below