No Time to Die

Director: King Ampaw
Country: Ghana / Germany
Year: 2006
Running Time: 95 min.
Language: English

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Seeking to shed positive light on the recent gloomy African culture, this film portrays the change in African funeral traditions that reflect social changes of former European colonies in Africa. A romantic story, the film follows the tale of hearse driver David Dontoh and his love for a woman.

About the Director

King Ampaw

king ampawBiography: King Ampaw was born on the 25th of July 1940 in Kukurantumi in the Eastern Region of Ghana. He is married with two sons. He has produced, directed and acted in a number of films including Nana Akoto (Juju) in 1985, Kukurantumi (Road to Accra) in 1983, No Time to Die (2006) and Cobra Verde (1987) among others. His works are recognized internationally and have won awards including the Film Critics Award for Kukurantumi at Fespaco in Ouagadougou, the Input Film Award for Juju in Czech Republic, the Talifa Film Festival Award in Spain for No Time to Die. He was the first filmmaker to win an Honorary Award at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in Nigeria and other awards in Germany.


Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
No Time to Die (2010).

They Call It Love (1972 – King Ampaw, Masanao Sakao);
Kukurantumi [Road to Accra] (1983);
Nana Akoto [Juju] (1985 – King Ampaw, Ingrid Mertner);
No Time to Die (2006).