Afrika Eye North: Paa Joe and the Lion

Film documentary about the Grandfather of Ghana’s fantasy coffin trade

Master novelty coffin craftsman Paa Joe’s work is celebrated the world over. But back in Ghana, he struggles to survive. Can a once in a lifetime opportunity save his business and preserve his legacy? Or will his name crumble silently, like thousands of his artworks underground?

Director: Benjamin Wigley
Cast: Joseph Ashong, Jacob Tetteh-Ashong
2016, UK

Includes a post screening Q&A with Ben Wigley (Director) or Anna Griffin(Producer)tbc , Ekua Ekumah and Elizabeth Efua Sutherland (on Skype from Ghana).

Event Details

Approx 85mins mins
LICA Building

Paa Joe and the Lion


Adults £5
Under 26s and students £4.50