Czech premiere

Sakawa

Sakawa

Ben Asamoah
Belgium, Netherlands | 2018 | 81 min.

Language: English, Twi
Filmy jsou promítány v českém znění
nebo s českými titulky

Category: One Zero

Three young people from Ghana have established an unconventional business: preying on naïve Americans and Europeans on online dating sites.

Who are the people who send the emails announcing that you have won the lottery and who is really hiding behind the profiles of the women on internet dating sites? The director of the film went to Ghana, where whole communities make their living this way. In their efforts they use all available means – imitating female voices over the phone, and even involving magicians, black magic and voodoo. This entertaining and very personal documentary follows several characters' efforts to break free from poverty by satisfying the unfulfilled desires of people from rich countries.

Director

Ben Asamoah

Festival guest on days
Mar 08 - Mar 10, 2019

Filmography
2018 - Sakawa

Projection

08. 03. 21:00 Svetozor - Large Hall Czech premiere Discussion Tickets
09. 03. 17:30 Evald Discussion Tickets
12. 03. 19:30 DOX - Auditorium Discussion Tickets

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