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No Tears for Ananse

Directed by Sam Aryeetey
Ghana, 1968
Drama

Synopsis

Most Ghanaians know ‘Anansesem’ – the stories of Ananse. In Akan mythology, Kweku Ananse is the younger brother of Nyankopon, the great god of the sky. But Ananse is earthy, with an insatiable greed. He is a spider-man or man-spider personifying shrewdness and cunning.

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No Tears for Ananse Directed by Sam Aryeetey