American author and director, Anwar Jamison has wrapped up capturing scenes for his hottest movie, ‘Coming to Africa’ in Ghana.
According to the filmmaker who is acknowledged for ‘5 Techniques to a Conversation’, ‘A Bitter Tablet to Swallow’and ‘Funeral Arrangements’, the new movie is ‘Coming to America’ flipped and reversed!
He described in an interview on Ameyaw Tv that: “The plot is absolutely unique from ‘Coming to America’ but I wanted to enjoy on that mainly because it is so common to a good deal of men and women, it is a movie that is even now dear to the hearts of lots of. So I just mentioned, what if you experienced a similar problem of two men heading the other way remaining dropped into a entirely distinctive lifestyle and adjusting and understanding from it?
“I just preferred to give a stability standpoint of Ghana, an African country due to the fact over there in the US, we never ever get that. We grew up with a very just one-sided check out of Africa, it is normally destructive but the additional I go through, the additional I acquired, and the more I experienced people who visited notify me far more about what they noticed, I just wanted to capture it in a film, I believed that would be a perfect structure. “
Taking part in the two People who get to working experience Africa via Ghana are Anwar himself and Powwah Uhuru. The Ghana cast incorporates David Dontoh, Paulina Oduro, Nana Ama McBrown and PY Addo Boateng, who is also a producer on the venture.
Anwar Jamison expressed his appreciation of the crew he labored with though filming in Ghana. “ I have never ever experienced a crew like that, they shocked me. The electrical power was on and their dedication was amazing. Occasionally in The usa men and women get a little lax, and feel entitled but more than listed here all people was skilled and pleasurable.”
With the Ghanaian scenes completed, the remaining scenes are going to be shot in Memphis, wherever Anwar plies his filmmaking trade. He is aiming for a summer season release in 2020 and premiering it at an intercontinental film festival.
“We are likely to roll out something in the spring for everybody and that would be throughout the world. And then we will come back again to Ghana someday in the summer season to have that time to celebrate because it is rather an accomplishment. No person has finished this before from the biggest Hollywood studios to Indy producers, no person has occur right here to notify this form of a story,” Anwar expressed.
Anwar Jamison has film in his blood. As a boy or girl prodigy, he attended John Robert Powers Acting Faculty in Tulsa Oklahoma at age 4 and was highlighted in quite a few commercials. At 16, he enrolled at the College of Memphis and eventually acquired his B.S. in English Crafting from UW-Whitewater. He went on to get an M.A. in English and an M.A. in Movie & Online video Generation from the College of Memphis.
In 2008, he wrote and directed Funeral Preparations, his initially feature film, which was dispersed nationally by Pick out-O-Hits.
By now an English Professor, in 2012 he recognized the Digital Media & Film method at Arkansas Condition College Mid-South in West Memphis, Arkansas for which he still serves as Guide College.
In 2013, he wrote and directed his next element film, 5 Techniques to a Conversation, which was also dispersed nationally by Select-O-Hits.
In 2017, he co-authored Priceless Dream: The Story of the Dallas Cowboys #1 Lover with Ms. Carolyn M. Rate. The guide is the biography of Ms. Rate, coming of age in segregation-era Dallas and her final increase to universally regarded Dallas Cowboys range just one Enthusiast.
In 2019, he produced A Bitter Capsule to Swallow, his to start with documentary feature. The movie tackles the epidemic of prescription pill abuse as a avenue drug and its result on the people, their family members and the group.