Popular American filmmaker Spike Lee is in Ghana

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American filmmaker Shelton Jackson, popularly known as Spike Lee, has arrived in Ghana.

The movie producer and director arrived in Ghana on Sunday, March 27.

Spike Lee arrived in Ghana ahead of US Vice President Kamala Harris’ three-day visit to Ghana.

The filmmaker is reportedly part of the US Vice President’s creative arts team.

Spike Lee was received by the ‘Beyond The Return’ team and the CEO of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) Kwesi Agyeman at the Kotoka International Airport.

The Beyond The Return team shared a video of the actor who was welcomed by some traditional dancers and surrounded by some fans.

The Director of the Beyond The Return secretariat, Annabelle Renee who was also at the airport said, “The last time we met, I told him I was about to move to Ghana. That was in 2018. Now he’s here in Ghana, and I got to welcome him at the airport.

“This really is amazing, and I continue to be happy that more African Americans are making the trip to connect with Ghana.”

Shelton Jackson “Spike” Lee is an American filmmaker and actor. Lee’s work has continually explored race relations, issues within the black community, the role of media in contemporary life, urban crime and poverty, and other political issues

Some of his films include Malcolm X, Da 5 Bloods, BlacKkKlansman, Inside Man and many others.


Source: graphic.com.gh

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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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