Celebrated and well known Ghanaian actress, Nana Ama McBrown, has starred in an American feature film. The film is titled ‘ Coming to Africa ‘.
The film was written and also directed by an American filmmaker called Anwar Jamison. It was shot in Accra and Memphis.
In the movie, the scenes that were shot in Accra was in 2019, during the year of Return Celebrations.
The romantic comedy is woven around a black American man called Jamison. Jamison is a man who lives in his comfort zone and has refused to criticize any social ill, and the reason behind that is the fear of upsetting his privileged life.
But when an incident occurs and he visits Africa, specifically, Ghana, His perspective changes after he fall in love with Akosua, a role that Nana Ama McBrown played.
A synopsis of the film on imdb. come 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.”
The film was expected to be released in cinemas earlier this year but due to the covid-19 pandemic it has been postponed to October.
Ahead of the release, a trailer of this film has popped up online displaying Mcbrown in action.
The trailer included Ghanaian movie stars such as David Dontoh and Paulina Oduro.
The movie was also selected for screening at the 23rd indie Memphis Film Festival on Friday, October 23, 2020.