Photos From 2012 Cannes Film Festival Feat. Fred Nuamah, Bruce Willis, Jackie Chan, Chris Rock, Robert De Niro & Others + What Happened To The Many Ghanaian Delegations!13 Comments

Chris-Vincent A. Febiri
Posted on 30 May 2012 at 9:27pm


The 65th Cannes Film Festival came to a successful end 3 days ago in France.  Despite the hype and talk about of 15 Ghanaian movie stars and 4 media men who were suppose to represent Ghana, it was a NO SHOW for Ghana since only 4 Ghanaians out of the tall list made it to the prestigious film festival.

Out of the over 20 names including myself (Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri) which were presented, only the Founder/CEO of Ghana Movie Awards-Mr. Fred Nuamah, Jackie Appiah, Juliet Ibrahim and Prince David Osei were able to make it to the event.

You may probably be wondering what happened to the others.  I can tell you why I did not make it to Cannes as planned despite having received proper media accreditation from the Press Office of the festival, but that will not explain why the many movie stars who had a lot to gain failed to attend.

I caught up with Mr. Fred Nuamah, Founder/CEO of Ghana Movie Awards-the body which was suppose to take the Ghanaian delegations to Cannes for explanation as to why most of the stars failed to attend such an esteemed event.

Speaking from his hideout in Tooting-London, Mr. Fred Nuamah explained to GhanaCelebrities.Com that, though he managed to secure visas for most of the selected movie stars, for reasons which are not yet communicated to him, they failed to show up as arranged.

He continued that ‘the Cannes film festival as we all know is a prestigious event and to throw away the honour and the appropriate accreditation to be part of the festival as a movie star is beyond his imagination’.

‘For me, I did all that was within my power to acquire what were the most difficult things of being part of Cannes Film Festival for them, that is proper accreditation and visas’ he added.

Outlining some of the benefits he derived from being part of this year’s event, he mentioned to GhanaCelebrities.Com that, ‘I met several high profile movie directors, investors, movie stars and technical men. We exchanged cards and I was able to hold private meetings with the few who had time. It is all about networking and then you step on that further’.

READ ALSO: *UPDATED*: Star Actress Jackie Appiah’s Glamorous Appearance On 2012 Cannes Film Festival’s Red Carpet Alongside Top World Movie Super Stars!

Asked whether he was disappointed by the low turnout and non-seriousness the Ghanaian movie stars attached to this year’s Cannes Film Festival, he replied by saying ‘ The platform was set for them to be part of an International Film, attend International movie workshops, seminars and network with some of the top world movie stars and yet they failed to attend. If anything at all, they should be disappointed in themselves and not me’.

At this stage, I guess you will be wondering why I failed to attend the festival as a media man after having been given the proper accreditation.

To be frank, I wanted to attend but events beyond my control made it impossible.

Check below for photos form 2012 Cannes Film Festival…

 

 

 

 

And lastly, Fred Nuamah At His London HideOut! :-)

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Chris-Vincent A. Febiri

Chris-Vincent is a Freelance Blogger/Writer, Founder and Editor of GhanaCelebrities.Com. He is a “witty” writer who wrote several award winning articles/debates during his Secondary School days at Adisadel College. To develop his writing skills, studied Communication as a major with Sociology and Law at Newham College Of Further Education, London. Currently, he holds a degree in Law (LLB), Diploma in Para Legal and, he is a postgraduate Law student majoring in International Human Rights... He is the author of the popular eBook 'Success Is A Right, Not A Privilege'. He also blogs at www.TopVincent.Com. BBM pin: 7C7331B2. Remember "absence of evidence is not evidence of absence".... Click Here To Hire Me


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  1. +1 Vote -1 Vote +1Fii

    103 Total Comments

    hahaha, my paddy. he grab one girl and took a thousand pix with her?
    oh, yawa oh

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    +1 Vote -1 Vote +1Akata Reply:

    @Fii, Was she the only lady he could take picture with? lol

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    Vote -1 Vote +1Posted By: Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri Reply:

    @Akata, I am told the lady is Louisa Warwick, she was Fred Nuamah’s date as well as PA whiles out there :-)

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    Vote -1 Vote +1dericka Reply:

    @Posted By: Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri, eiiii chris hahahahahahaha

    Vote -1 Vote +1dericka Reply:

    so i was wondering why all this while pics of the canness havnt be posted, not knowing something happened. ohhhhh most these stars dreamt of this everyday how come they didnt make it there? i just dnt get it

    +1 Vote -1 Vote +1Amoah Reply:

    @dericka, Same here, something is not wright! I do not believe in the story by this Fred N. What could be more important to GH local star then the Cannes Film Festival?!? There is more to the story that we’ll never know. And where are pics of Juliet and David on the red-carpet?!?

  2. Vote -1 Vote +1Ella

    5 Total Comments

    Well Done to Fred and the rest that made it to Cannes

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  3. Vote -1 Vote +1Miyagi

    410 Total Comments

    Where is our very own jackie hahaha I gues backstage red carpet lol 

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  4. Vote -1 Vote +1dericka

    167 Total Comments

    buh seriously why didnt any of the media guys made it including u chris?? is it u guys or the organizers failed their job?? still doesnt make sense that out of 20 ppl only 4 went. this is really bad, and y’all shud pray dat nxt yr u’ll be invited again, opportunity they say comes but once.

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    Vote -1 Vote +1Posted By: Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri Reply:

    @dericka, the organizers failed their job….

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  5. Vote -1 Vote +1henry

    70 Total Comments

    shame on fred…how cum he didnt take any pics with our stars frm gh…..ghanaian n their nhwehw3nimu….u mention 3 ppl who were able to attend n yet u couldnt even nap a sinlge pic with them…….hhmmmm GHANA…..guess he was too busy switchin cards lookn for connections to HOLLYWOOD….lol….goodluck wai….

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    Vote -1 Vote +1dericka Reply:

    @henry, hahahahahaha lol

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  6. Vote -1 Vote +1cici

    98 Total Comments

    lol..Fred’s face looks so funny with the cheek n all his teeth showing..really funny

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