The making of KETEKE-Peter Sedufia
Some of the major casts of KETEKE on location
London, Nov. 6, 2017 (AltAfrika)-In year 2015, an unknown final year student of The National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) stole the limelight at the Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO), the most prestigious film festival in Africa.
The”TRAVELLER” a short film produced by the unknown Ghana boy Peter Sedufia won the Special Jury prize for african Schools. By that feat, Peter was born to the world of stardom. Peter’s award was particularly historic. It arrived 20 years after a similar feat by Kwaw Ansah, another Ghanaian in 1995.
Since then, the young and ambitious Peter sets his eyes on global recognition. It didn’t take long as his latest film” KETEKE his first feature length production made its European premiere at FILM AFRICA 2017 presented by the Royal African Society. KETEKE in local Ghana parlance means train
KETEKE tells a story of a couple whose quest is to have their first baby delivered in the city but missed the first train. A wrong decision finds them in the middle of nowhere. Will they make it on time for the delivery, or, risk losing the baby and mother?
In this exclusive interview with Olabisi Adesina of Alternativeafrika, Peter Sedufia opened up on the motivation, creativity and struggle to stardom.