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Save the Rex - An Anthology Tribute (AFA 50)
1 min
2021

STATEMENT

In September 2013, I ran a successful Kickstarter campaign to "Save the Rex" Cinema in Accra, Ghana. This project is an on-going effort to revive one of Ghana's oldest cinema houses as an alternative creative space for art, music, and film. - Akosua Adoma Owusu

REFERENCES

Agence France Press - Filmmaker hoping to rejuvenate Ghana's dilapidated old cinemas
Opinion Internationale - Ghana : La jeune réalisatrice américano-ghanéenne Akosua Adoma Owusu fait revivre le Rex Cinéma
Jeune Afrique - Ghana: une réalisatrice se bat pour sauver le cinéma Rex
Africa is a Country - Interview: Reimagining Ghana’s Cinemaspace
KuwaitTimes - Filmmaker battles to save historic Ghana cinema
OkayAfrica - Akosua Adoma Owusu’s Campaign To Transform Accra’s Rex Cinema
Black Film Center/Archive - Interview: Akosua Adoma Owusu Reinvigorates Ghanaian Cinema Culture