An American volunteer begins teaching at a remote school in an Africa village, where he meets Tuigi: a 13-year-old girl who is to become a “Trokosi”. He tries to save her from this religious practice, in which she will be offered as a shrine slave to the gods. In spite of her fate, Tuigi’s only desire it to be able to write her GED.
Like Cotton Twines was directed, written, and produced by Leila Djansi. The cast features talent such as Irene Adotey, Adjetey Anang, David Dontoh, Ophelia Klenam Dzidzornu, Jay Ellis, Aiyanna Johns, Ludwig Mawuli Kalms, Luckei E. Lawson, Yvonne Okoro, and Mawuli Semevo.
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