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George Amponsah

  • George Amponsah

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  • George Amponsah

    George Amponsah is a multiple award-winning BAFTA-nominated filmmaker who started taking pictures in the 1980s as a photographer and Super 8mm film enthusiast. In 2019, Amponsah was director of Enslaved - an inspirational six-part documentary series hosted by Academy Award-nominated actor Samuel L. Jackson (Glass, Captain Marvel, Pulp Fiction) that brings home the horror of slavery to the world through underwater archaeology. Amponsah’s directing work on Enslaved involved filming in Brazil, Ethiopia, Jamaica, and Europe and the UK. Amponsah’s feature-length documentary - The Hard Stop, was nominated for a BAFTA in 2017 in the Outstanding Debut category. The Hard Stop unpeels the true story behind the UK riots of 2011 following the death of Mark Duggan, who was shot and killed while being arrested in a ‘hard stop’ procedure by armed police. This incident ignited a riot that escalated into a week of the worst civil unrest in recent British history. His other wor

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