Screening—You Hide Me—Nii Kwate Owoo

This event is part of
Regarding Colonies
3 juin 2022, 20:30—21:00
Complesso Monumentale di Santa Chiara

In 1970, the Ghanaian filmmaker Nii Kwate Owoo spent a day filming in the basement archives of the British Museum. In 1971, his film You Hide Me was banned in Ghana for being “anti-British”, ironically resulting in a headline published by the influential London-based magazine West Africa that announced the film to the rest of the world. More than half a century later, You Hide Me was awarded the Best Documentary Prize at the Paris Short Film Festival 2020.

You Hide Me. Directed by Nii-Kwate Owoo, Ghana, 1970. 16 min.

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