I Sing of a Well

I Sing of a Well
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2009

When Prince Wenambe hands the little kingdom of Kotengbi over to Mansa Musa to protect, he wins the throne from His father. To ascend the throne though, he must find a wife. His choice is the beautiful Soraya who is betrothed to Dume the hunter

Director: Leila Djansi
Writers: Leila Djansi (story), Jot Agyeman (additional material)

Stars: Jot Agyeman, Sammuel Annang and Edna Asare

Credited cast:
Jot Agyeman... Prince Wenambe
Sammuel Annang... Elder
Edna Asare... Palace Maid
Comfort Bawa... Village Woman
Jerry Botwe... Announcer
Freeman Ekow... Omuaru
Jimmy Jean-Louis... Narrator
Nana King... Dudze
Alfred Koranteng... Palace Guard
Godwin Mikoi Kotey... Dume
Nora Kumahor... Girl at stream
Luckei E. Lawson... Oleka
Kofi Middetan-Mends... King Ampem
Belinda Newton... Jani
Prince David Oseia... Diata

Country: Ghana
Language: English
Filming Locations: Accra, Ghana
Budget: $100,000 (estimated)

Production Companies
Calabash Images
Turning Point Pictures

Cinema Libre Studio (2009) (worldwide) (all media)

October 31, 2009, at 7:30 PM | Ghana National Theater

African Academy awards
* 11 nominations (winning 3 out of the 11).

2011 Pan African Festival
* Choice Prize - British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA, Los Angeles)


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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