Nana Ama McBrown, David Dontoh star in an American Movie 'Coming to Africa' 

Nana Ama McBrown, David Dontoh star in an American Movie ‘Coming to Africa’

Nana Ama McBrown, David Dontoh star in an American Movie ‘Coming to Africa’

Screen goddess, Nana Ama McBrown and veteran actor David Dontoh have reached the peak in their acting career as they got featured in an American film dubbed “Coming to Africa.”

The movie which was written and directed by American filmmaker Anwar Jamison, was shot in Accra and Memphis and featured lots of Ghana movie stars.


Shot from the Accra scenes in the movie were done in 2019, during the flagship initiative, “Year of Return” celebration.

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The romantic comedy is woven around a Black American man (Jamison) who lives in his comfort zone and refuses to criticise any social ills for the fear of upsetting his privileged life.

His act, however becomes different whenever he visits Ghana (Africa), but his perspective of life changed after he met and fell in love with Akosua, a role played by Nana Ama McBrown.

A synopsis of the film on reads: “Adrian (Anwar Jamison), a philandering financial executive, has spent his entire life shunning Black consciousness and chasing corporate success.

Adrian’s brother, Buck (Khalil Kain), is an activist who routinely holds community meetings in his barbershop. After a perfect storm of disappointment and discrimination, Adrian finds himself in Ghana on an amusing adventure where he meets Akosua (Nana Ama McBrown) and finds nourishment for his soul.”

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The movie was supposed to be released in cinemas earlier in 2020 but was postponed to October due to the restrictions measures imposed on entertainment activities in the country to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus disease.

Ahead of the release, a trailer of the movie has popped up online showing the beautiful actress, Nana Ama McBrown in action.

Apart from her, the trailer shows other Ghanaian movie stars including David Dontoh and Paulina Oduro who also got featured on the movie.

The star studded movie has also been selected for screening at the 23rd Annual Indie Memphis Film Festival down on the Mighty Mississippi River, Friday, October 23, 2020.


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