Like Cotton Twines (2 Days Only)

By ImageNation Cinema Foundation (other events)

2 Dates Through Sep 16, 2017

LIKE COTTON TWINES - Directed by Leila Djansi, 95 min., USA

Micah Brown (Jay Ellis from Issa Rae's INSECURE), an American English teacher thought his life in Ghana was going to be serene and self satisfying until he discovers his student, 14 year-old Tuigi (Ophelia Dzidzornu) is being forced to drop out of school. To atone for her father's crime, she will become a Trokosi - Wife of the gods. Locked in a battle between church and state, the past and the present, Micah is determined to help Tuigi have a life outside this tradition.