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Leila Djansi's "Ties That Bind" Dominates At 2011 Ghana Movie Awards; Star Kimberly Elise Wins Best Actress Trophy

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act December 27, 2011 at 11:30AM

Leila Djansi’s Ties That Bind which co-stars Kimberly Elise (a film we've talked about quite a bit on S&A) cleaned up nicely at the 2011 Ghana Movie Awards, which took place over the weekend.
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Ties That Bind

Leila Djansi’s Ties That Bind which co-stars Kimberly Elise (a film we've talked about quite a bit on S&A) cleaned up nicely at the 2011 Ghana Movie Awards, which took place over the weekend.

The film took home 9 awards, including Best Picture (overall), Best Actress In A Leading Role In An English-Language Film for Kimberly Elise, Best Editing, Best Directing (English-Language), Best Art Direction, Best Sound Editing, Best Cinematography, and Best Movie African Collaboration

Congrats to the production team, both in front and behind the camera!

The well attended ceremony saw movie stars and filmmakers from across the Diaspora.

The full list of winners follows below, which includes titles not yet covered on S&A, so I'll be back with individual profiles, once I've researched them all:


Best Actor In A Leading Role [English Language] 
Madji Michel – Somewhere In Africa

Best Actor In A Leading Role [Local Language] 
Agya Koo – Agenkwah

Best Actress In A Leading Role [English Language] 
Kimberly Elise - Ties That Bind

Best Actress In A Leading Role [Local Language] 
Vivian Jill – Yaw Donkor

Best Actor In A Supporting Role [English Language] 
Majid Michel – Somewhere In Africa

Best Actor In A Supporting Role [Local Language] 
Joseph Osei – Osofo Amoako

Best Actress In A Supporting Role [English Language] 
Nadia Buari – Who Owns The City

Best Actress In A Supporting Role [Local Language] 
Rose Mensah – Bu Bra Pa

Best Picture 
Ties That Bind

Best Directing [English Language] 
Leila Djansi – Ties That Bind

Best Directing [Local Language] 
Augustine Abbey [Idikoko] – Agya Koo Gbengbentus

Best Art Direction 
Ties That Bind

Best Music [Original Song] 
Agya Koo Gbengbentus – Mframa

Best Movie Africa Collaboration 
Ties That Bind

Best Cameo Actor 
Kofi Adjorlolo – Somewhere In Africa

Best Cameo Actress 
Grace Nortey – Adams Apple

Best Story 
Adams Apple

Best Editing 
Ties That Bind

Best Cinematography 
Ties That Bind

Best Costume & Wardrobe 
Samira Yakuku - Queens Pride

Best Make-Up 
Adams Apple

Best Visual Effects 
Grave Yard

Best Discovery 
Kwaku Manu – So, So And So

Best Music [Original Score] 
Adams Apple

Best Sound Editing & Mixing 
Ties That Bind

Best Writing Adapted Or Original Screenplay 
Adams Apple

Best Actor Africa Collaboration 
Ramsey Nouah Jnr. – Memories Of My Heart

Best Actress Africa Collaboration 
Omotola Jalade – Ties That Bind

Favourite Actress, TV 
Auntie B in ‘Efiewura’

Favourite Actor, TV 
Funnyface Benson in ‘Chokor Trotro

Favourite TV Series 
Chorkor Trotro

Favourite Actress, Movie 
Martha Ankomah

Favourite Actor, Movie 
Prince David Osei

Lifetime Achievement Award 
Olu Jacobs

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