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LIKE COTTON TWINES


Synopsis

An American volunteer teaching at a remote school in Africa tries to save one of his young students from a religious custom in which she will be offered as a slave to the gods. Micah, an American volunteer encounters Tuigi, his 14 years old student who must atone for an accident committed by her father. Micah begins the arduous task of fighting history church and state to free Tuigi from this cruel fate and thus a life outside religion.The film which won Best Picture at the 2016 Ghana Movie Awards sheds light on Trokosi, a religious culture that enslaves women in a shrine, practiced in the Volta Region. ...

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Title : LIKE COTTON TWINES Available version : English Date : 2016 From : USA Format : 96' Director : Leila DJANSI

 

 

 

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An American volunteer teaching at a remote school in Africa tries to save one of his young students from a religious custom in which she will be offered as a slave to the gods. Micah, an American volunteer encounters Tuigi, his 14 years old student who must atone for an accident committed by her father. Micah begins the arduous task of fighting history church and state to free Tuigi from this cruel fate and thus a life outside religion.The film which won Best Picture at the 2016 Ghana Movie Awards sheds light on Trokosi, a religious culture that enslaves women in a shrine, practiced in the Volta Region.

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