Hollywood actor and producer  Danny Glover was one of the VIP guest at the 2019 GUBA USA Awards that was held at The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York last month.

Danny Glover presented an award to Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei for Winning the 2019 GUBA Award for exceptional contribution to medicine.

Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei Wins 2019 GUBA Award for exceptional contribution to medicine with Danny Glover

Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei Wins 2019 GUBA Award for exceptional contribution to medicine with Danny Glover – Photo Credit: Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei

 

This is the 10th anniversary of GUBA and the first edition in USA.

The veteran actor spoke about movies, his trips to Africa, especially his recent visit to Ghana as part of The Year of Return program.

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He talked candidly about the nature of African films and the role African films played in the growth and development of his career, and about African making movies about themselves.
Danny Glover has worked in on films in so many African doing movies, playing Mandela in South Africa.
Other African Countries include Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Mali, Senegal and more.
In 1996 he produced the movie ‘Deadly Voyage’ in Takoradi, Ghana
Dentaa and Civil rights activist Dr Naomi King. Dr Martin Luther King Jr sister in law - GUBA USA AWARDS

Dentaa and Civil rights activist Dr Naomi King. Dr Martin Luther King Jr sister in law – GUBA USA AWARDS

He also spoke about about great African filmmakers and film directors such as:
Ghanaian film-maker Kwaw Ansah, Ousmane Sembène of Senegal, Djibril Diop Mambéty of Senegal, Cheick Oumar Sissoko of Mali
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GUBA CEO Dentaa and Nicholas Buamah Wins Young And Talented Award At GUBA USA

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In addition to the above, Danny Glove also spoke about 93 Days movie about Ebola virus disease in Nigeria and how they dealt with the crises.

He liked the fact that the drama included the actual doctors and was also told by Nigerians themselves…

It was such an honour to be in the same room one of our movie LEGEND!

 

Winners of the night lncludes:

Mary Spio – African Innovator of the Year Award

Dr. Thomas Mensah – GUBA Technological Achievement Award

Kwame Akoto-Bamfo –  Artist of the Year

Dr. Ave Kludze for Innovation in Science & Technology

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi – Industrious African Woman Award

Patrick Gyimah Awuah Jr. – Exemplary Achievement in Education Award and more

Photo Credit: Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei/GUBA/SWAGOGAFRICA