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“Pay Attention To Folklore” — Bob Smith Jnr aka "Diabolo Man" To Ghanaian Movie Producers

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Veteran Ghanaian actor, born Bob Smith Junior, popularly known as “Diabolo Man” has said Ghanaian movie producers should concentrate on folklore.
According to the “Mama Mia” actor, he believes going back to our traditional ways of telling stories will help shape the status of the dying movie industry.

Speaking in an interview on Joy FM’s Cosmopolitan Mix show on Friday, 17th August 2018 with Sammy Forson, he said Ghanaian movie producers should look at the works of the Nigerian movie producers, they focus on their tradition which makes their movies look outstanding.
“Ghanaians have pushed their folklore aside, folklore is our culture, our identity,” he said.

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He disclosed that executives of Ghana movie industry with the help of the President of the Republic and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture are setting up plans to go back to our traditional ways of doing movies which will help the society

“Movies are a way to send a message to society and folklore is very important but Ghanaians have relinquished it. With the wisdom of the president and Minister, Catherine Afeku, we are fixing the issue and it has started in a way,” he disclosed.



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