“I want to see more female writers and more female producers in the system. I don’t like the way men portray us in their movies,” she said. 'We need more female writers and producers so that the story about women will change,' she added.Akofa also called for collaborative efforts between female writers so that the woman agenda impacts positively on the society.
Monday, 5 December 2016
Ghanaian actress slams male writers and producers for portraying women as gossips, husband snatchers in movies
Veteran Ghanaian actress, Akofa Edjeani Asiedu has slammed male writers and producers in the film industry for deliberately portraying women as gossips and husband snatchers in most movies. In a recent interview, Akofa associated this to the unavailability of female writers in the film making business and that most men simply don’t understand women, so they write stories from a view point of negativity.