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.
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.
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Stuart has begun the first stage of post-production with the talented editor Cy Christiansen. We’re very excited to dig into our footage and start bringing our characters stories to life!