Winner of the “Best New Narrative Director” Award at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, Priscilla Anany’s Children of the Mountain centers on a young woman named Essuman, and her child born with a cleft lip, cerebral palsy, and Down syndrome. Essuman (Rukiyat Masud) is accused of having a dirty womb, and is disowned by her family. The movie was filmed in Accra, the capital of Ghana, as well as within the Volta region.

Children of the Mountain has garnered quite the buzz, and will be released in the USA on DVD, and all digital distribution platforms, beginning December 20, 2016.

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