The Black Lens program returns to the 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival featuring documentary and fiction films by African American filmmakers
Tag: Like Cotton Twines
NAME OF FILM: LIKE COTTON TWINES
DIRECTOR(S): Leila Djansi
STARRING: Jay Ellis, Ophelia Dzidzornu, Miranda Bailey, Yvonne Okoro, Luckie Lawson, David Dontoh
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: An African-American volunteer accepts a teaching job in a remote Ghanaian village and is ensnared in a battle between tradition and freedom when he is compelled to save one of his students from becoming a slave to the gods.