Actress calls on gov’t to invest in Ghana movie industry

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Versatile Actress, Portia Asare Boateng, has called on government to consider investing in Ghana’s movie industry.

Portia Asare Boateng who doubles as the Chief Executive Officer of PAB Production believes that with the support of government and corporate organizations, Ghana’s movie industry will bounce back.

Portia Asare Boateng said this while speaking to at launch of her first movie under PAB Production movie titled Mary Magdalene held at the Golden Tulip in Accra.

“Mary Magdalene as a movie is intended to educate and mentor the teaming youth of today who live reckless lives all in the name of modernization and civilization. It’s a great educative piece and I hope you all enjoy it…’I humbly call on the government agencies and institutions, the corporate bodies and well-meaning individuals to contribute in all forms needed to support the Ghana movie industry,” she added.

According to the bubbly actress, it is high time Ghana’s movie industry gets a proper laid down leadership structure to spearhead the affairs of the industry.

She hinted that her movie, Mary Magdalene, is centered on the current trend of social media and its negative impact on women.

She asked her colleague actors and movie producers to improve movie story lines to suit the current trend.

“Our stories, casting, pictures and sound quality must improve to show to the rest of the world that Ghana movie is on the rise again”, she noted.

Veteran Actress, Nana Ama Macbrown who was at the launch donated Ghc5,000 to support her colleague actress, Portia Asare Boateng.

Ghana | | Frank Eshun