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Like Cotton Twines (Ghana)

Playhouse Theatre | FREE

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 1:30p & 7:30p

Show Details

LIKE COTTON TWINES (2016)

Micah Brown is an American English teacher takes a teaching job in a remote Ghanaian village. There he meets a Tuigi, a 14-year-old girl who is being forced to drop out of school. To atone for her father’s crime, she will become a Trokosi – Wife of the gods, a practice of religious sexual slavery. Locked in a battle between history, church and state, Micah is determined to give Tuigi a life outside tradition.

Director: Leila Djansi
Country: Ghana
Drama
Language: English
96 minutes

 

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