In this documentary, Ghanaian-British director and photographer Danny Wonders captures Ghana's 2019 'Year of Return'.
Danny Wonders is a Ghanaian-British director and photographer as well as the founder of WonderVision Films. He's worked with everyone from Davido, Stefflon Don and Burna Boy to French Montana and The Migos, among several others. At the beginning of this year, the British-born creative returned to his home country for the first time in his life. His latest project, a documentary entitled This is Ghana, was inspired by his return home and documents varied cultural elements and tourism within Ghana, with the ultimate aim of inspiring Ghanaians in the diaspora to eventually return home.
This is Ghana captures the beautiful aspects of Ghanaian culture and tourism in their many different forms. The documentary was made to to "deliver a message to peers in the western world, to come back to Africa and be around their people because there is a lot to learn and a lot to grow from".
"Year of Return" is a tourist and investment initiative designed to attract the African Diaspora as 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of the beginning of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade in Jamestown, Virginia. In September of 2018, Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo declared and formally launched the initiative which is currently being spearheaded by The Ghana Tourism Authority, the Office of Diaspora Affairs as well as The Adinkra Group of the USA.
Watch the trailer for the documentary below:
This Is Ghana Documentary (Official Trailer) www.youtube.com