One of Africa’s film legends – Kingsley Sam Obed has passed on.
The filmmaker died on Thursday, September 13, 2020, at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra.
Kingsley Sam Obed was a preacher of the Gospel of God, a renowned film writer, producer a mentor to many local and international artistes in Ghana, Nigeria, and other parts of Africa.
He was the brain behind the popular Ghanaian Movie – “Punctured Hope” which tackled the age-old ‘trokosi’ menace. The award-winning movie -“Punctured Hope” was directed by Bruno Pischiutta. It was a story about Trokosi and the young girls’ slavery in contemporary West Africa. It was shot in 2009.
A family source who confirmed news of his death to ghananewsonline.com.gh said plans are afoot to ensure that the film legend is given a befitting burial.
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