In West Africa, gold fueled the economic power of the Ashanti Empire, and gold is an emblem of status and royalty within Ghanaian society. Ghanaian tribal chiefs and others of high rank adorn themselves in layers of gold jewelry, carry gold walking sticks, and sometimes even...Read More
Deep under the jungles of Ghana, scores of children are driven by poverty to leave school and work in dangerous pits in search of gold. “The Money Stone” tells the stories of Justice and Maxwell, two teens trapped in the deadly world of illegal mining who must risk it all in search of a better future.
We’re thrilled to report that we made our Kickstarter goal!! We’re so appreciative of everyone who supported this campaign – we’re overwhelmed by the tremendous response and interest in the film. We can’t wait to get to work on post-production, and look forward to sharing the film soon. Stay tuned!
Our Kickstarter campaign launched today!! Please click here to make a contribution. We have lots of great premiums to offer as thanks. We’re on the home stretch – thanks for your support!!
After several months of editing, Stuart and Cy have compiled a rough cut of the film! A huge milestone has been passed. Now onward to picture lock.
Government of Ghana is exploring the possibility of establishing a gold village for the sale of Ghana made coinages, gold bars and assorted jewelry, as part of efforts to maximize the contribution of the small scale mining sector (SSM) to national development.
See the full story here.