The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo

The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo explores the artistic contribution of one of Africa’s foremost woman writers, a trailblazer for an entire generation of exciting new talent. The film charts Ama Ata Aidoo’s creative journey in a life that spans 7 decades from colonial Ghana through the tumultuous era of independence to a more sober present-day Africa where nurturing women’s creative talent remains as hard as ever.


“What a tour de force! I have enjoyed and been moved by Ama and her work though this brilliantly crafted film.” 

Salem Mekuria, Filmmaker and Artist

“A wondrous journey and a beautiful tribute.”

Wangui Wa GoroWriter, translator, activist