Africa Day!

A day that symbolizes the determination of Africans to free themselves from foreign exploitation and dominance. Acknowledging the progress Africa have made - success and challenges. The Film highlights three (3) countries on the (Ghana, Rwanda & Kenya); the success, the cultural and economic potential that exists on the African continent. Each year, Africa Day brings a new theme, and for this year 2022 it was Nutrition.

The First Congress of Independent African States was held in Accra, Ghana in 1958. Africa day, originally celebrated April 15, marks an onward progress of the liberation movement. A day that symbolized the determination of Africans to free themselves from foreign exploitation and dominance. As more African countries gained independence; there arose a need for an organization who would articulate the needs of the people. On May 25 1963, thirty plus (30+) African countries converged in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (hosted by Emperor Haile Selassie) and thus, the Organization of African Unity (OAU) was formed.

  • Eyette Rose Green
    Director
    Allman Town
  • Eyette Rose Green
    Writer
    ABCs of Fruits & Veggies
  • Roselyne Olewe Nyunya
    Writer
  • Eyette Rose Green
    Producer
    Anthropology
  • Little Hero
    Musician
    God Alone Productions
  • Sheldon Edwards
    Musician
    Pandemic Records
  • Ben Priest
    Musician
    Independent
  • Bonnyface Thivagho
    Musician
    Independent
  • Dianna Wright
    Musician
    16 Bars MultiMedia
  • La X Dias
    Musician
    Independent
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Other
  • Genres:
    Documentary (short), Narrative, Short Film
  • Runtime:
    33 minutes 26 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 25, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    15,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, 35mm
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Eyette Rose Green

Eyette Rose Green is a Serial Entrepreneur; innovator, creator and motivator. Her professional expertise are within Athletics, Podcast & Radio Presenter, Music & Film Producer, Motivational Speaker and Author. As a well-rounded Business Executive, she is also a deeply committed Humanitarian. She is the host of the Award-winning “SportsWorld 20:20” and the infectious “1-On-1 Music Review” podcast, a weekly interview show that highlights the musical works of various Artists across the globe. She hones a career that exhumes an exemplary mission that emphasizes, “all the world's a stage!” As an Honoree of the Top 500 Global Entrepreneurs of 2021 she is a well-rounded Business Executive, deeply committed Humanitarian and multilingual internationalist whose passionate works emphasize her dedication to community.

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Director Statement

Diversity and passion drives the groups of persons and countries whom and where I choose to align my works. African Day affords me an opportunity to celebrate the diversity of my ancestors, to highlight the success, the cultural and economic potential that exists on the African continent.