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Chronicles of Odumkrom "The Headmaster"


CHRONICLES OF ODUMKROM “THE HEADMASTER” is a humorous yet poignant social drama about personal sacrifice, self-help and volunteerism in a typical Ghanaian village. Mr Andoh, popularly called Master, is a very dedicated retired teacher keen on educating his pupils to acquire knowledge and improve themselves to become better citizens for the community and country. He is a loving and dedicated father and husband and a well respected member of his town. Master and his staff have managed to run a school in a dilapidated block. There are no funds for repair or refurbishment of the facilities, yet in spite of all these difficulties, the school remained opened. One April morning, a big storm brings the world of Master crushing down. The storm completely destroys the school. While the town tries to resolve this, some town folks vow to stop the building of the school all together. How does Master Andoh resolve this problem ?

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Directors: Ernest Kofi Abbeyquaye Writers: Ernest Kofi Abbeyquaye Producers: Tetteh Abbeyquaye, Kojo P. Abbeyquaye Key cast: Kofi Bucknor, David Dontoh, Doris Sackitey, Fred Amugi, Adjetey Anang, Clement Bonney, Theodora Amuah


Screenings / Awards: 

1. Selection Officielle Festival International Du Film Panafrican De Cannes 2016 (FIFP)

2. Official Selection The African Film Festival (TAFF)

3. Recognized by the West African Film Festival (WAFF)

4. Official Selection 1st Cameroon International Film Festival (CAMIFF)

5. Official Selection Arusha African Film Festival (AAFF)

6. Official Selection SABC Ekurhuleni International Film Festival (SEIFF)

7. Official Selection Swedish International Film Festival (SWIFF)

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Student project: No Completion date: 2015-08-30 Shooting format: HD Aspect ratio: Film color: Color First-time filmmaker: No

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