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Dir. Anthony Nti
Ghana, Belgium. 2019. 20 mins.
English, French, Twi with English subtitles.
Set in Accra, Ghana, Da Yie is a semi-autobiographical story that explores the loss of innocence. Led by two breakthrough child actors, the story follows days in the lives of Matilda and Prince, two impressionable children as they encounter Bogah, an adult with nefarious intentions.
Film Africa 2020 Baobab Award for Short Best Short Film
The Baobab Award for Best Short Film exists to recognise and support African filmmaking and to enhance the visibility of emerging new voices. The Award consists of a £1,000 cash prize awarded by a jury of filmmakers and industry professionals.
Anthony (1992) was born in Ghana and moved to Belgium when he was about 10 years old. He studied film at the RITCS in Brussels and became part of a colourful artistic scene, doing commercials and music videos with a multitude of talented young artists. His work has that special something that allows it to go viral – his video Black Magic (Yung Mavu) got over 20 million views. His short films Kwaku, Only Us and BOI were festival favourites. Anthony has developed a young fresh style with an exotic flavour – a mix of sun and cool…