Vice President hosts Abraham Attah
The vice president Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has hosted international award winning Ghanaian actor Abraham Attah at the Flagstaff House in Accra.
The 15-year-old, who returned to Ghana Friday morning after a week stay in the United States where he attended the 2016 Oscars and also presented an award was driven to the Flagstaff House where he had a chat with the vice president.
Attah who played a lead role in his debut movie ‘Beats of No Nation’ won his third award at the 2016 Independent Spirit Awards as “Best Male Lead”.
He also took the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor at Venice Film Festival 2015 followed by “Rising Star Award” at the Black Film Critis Circle (BFCC).
In the movie ‘Beasts of No Nation’ Attah played Agu, who when civil war tears his family apart, is forced to join a unit of mercenary fighters and transformed into a child soldier.
Based on the 2005 novel of the same title by Uzodinma Iweala, the movie was shot in Ghana and also stars Ama K. Abebrese, Fred Amugi and Grace Nortey.
It was directed by Emmy Award-winning Cary Fukunaga, and the first fictional feature produced and distributed by Streaming Service Netflix.