BORGA proves Ghanaian excellence due to its emotional and visual quality in storytelling and wrote history at the 2021 Ghanaian Movie Awards.
After 18 nominations in almost every category BORGA wins 8 awards – among them Best Picture. No other movie ever won that many Ghana Movie Awards.
BEST PERFORMANCE by an Actor in a supporting role (Adjetey Anang)
BEST PERFORMANCE by an Actress in a supporting role (Lydia Forson)
DISCOVERY of the Year (Eugene Boateng)
DIRECTING (York-Fabian Raabe)
BEST PICTURE (Danny Damah & Tony Tagoe)
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Tobias von dem Borne)
MUSIC (Original Score) (Tomer Moked & Ben Lukas Boysen)
SOUND MIXING AND EDITING (Robin Harff, Floyd Fürstenau, Paul Powaljaew)
The film was also shown internationally in Germany with great success. So far the film has garnered 18 awards and has just started its international festival career. The next festival is the prestigious Pan African Film Festival, which will take place in Los Angeles in April 2022.
BORGA is the biggest collaboration of Ghanaian and German filmmakers for decades. It features the Ghanaian stars Adjetey Anang and Lydia Forson, the Ghanaian-German discovery of the year Eugene Boateng, and Emmy Award winning German actress Christiane Paul.
The film is a coproduction between Ghanaian/U.K. production company TD Afrique Films (Danny Damah, Tony Tagoe, Holly Gilliam) and German production companies Chromosom Film (Alexander Wadouh, Roxana Richters, Julia Niethammer) and East End Film (Elaine Niessner, Tommy Niessner).
The next feature film collaboration between TD Afrique Films and Chromosom Film will be the already highly anticipated TIME OF THE MONSTERS which is planned to be shot in 2023 in Ghana.
BORGA will be released in April 2022 in Theatres across Sub-Saharan Africa.