A young man, Kobby Ankrah, attends his new nephew's Ghanaian baby naming ceremony with a plan to steal the money collected on his behalf from family and friends in order to run away and keep a deep secret hidden from them.

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Maxwell Addae




Director: Maxwell Addae
Executive Producer: Patrisse Cullors, Jason Brotman
Producer: Mis Loe
Screenwriter: Maxwell Addae
Cinematographer: Samudranil Chatterjee
Editor: Xiaoyao Shen
Production Designer: Tess Picknell
Sound Designer: Say Music and Sound
Music: Victor Nani Agbeli, Ole Wiedekamm
Principal Cast: Keith Machekanyanga, Malik Cason, Cassandra Blair, Thomas Daniel Smith, Theodore Mark Martinez, Cassandra Relynn, Martin Dorsla


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Maxwell Addae
Don't Know Won't Say
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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2018
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Crime, Drama, LGBTQ
Screening in: Shorts Program 2
Screening Section: Narrative Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Narrative Short
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 18:11 mins