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“Gold Coast Lounge” secures streaming deal with US streaming company TOPIC

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Ghanaian movie “Gold Coast Lounge”, directed and executive produced by Pascal Aka, signs deal with US streaming company TOPIC

After winning over 16 awards and being showcased at film festivals worldwide, the movie will be available to stream in the United States and Canada on the TOPIC streaming platform starting January 20th 2022. 

TOPIC is available to US and Canadian audiences on Topic.com, Apple iOS and Apple TV, Android and Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Roku, in addition to Amazon Prime Video channels, Apple TV Channels, Roku Premium Channels, and Bell Fibe. 

Gold Coast Lounge is an African film noir, written and directed by Pascal Aka. Tt stars Alphonse Menyo, Adjetey Anang, Zynnell Zuh, Raquel and Pascal Aka. 

The film’s synopsis reads as “An afro-noir film set in the heart of Ghana. A crime family have to shape up before the government shuts down their lucrative lounge. When their leader is mysteriously killed, the eldest must take over, battling insurrection and a murder investigation”. 

It was released in 2020 and has gone on to win several awards including 8 Wins at Ghana Movie Awards 2019:

-Best Picture

-Best Director (Pascal Aka)

-Best Cinematography

-Best Lead Actor (Alphonse Menyo)

-Best Supporting Actress (Zynnell Zuh) 

-Best Original Music 

-Best Make-Up

-Best Production Design 

It also won 6 Wins at Golden Movie Awards (2020)

-Best Supporting Actor

-Best Supporting Actress

-Best Screenplay

-Best Editing

-Best Make-Up

-Best Soundtrack 

Gold Coast Lounge is also the winner of the following awards,

Winner of “Best Soundtrack” at the 2020 Africa Academy Movie Awards 

Winner of “Best African Film” at the 2020 Toronto Nollywood Film Festival 

And Two “Special Jury Mention Awards” at the 2019 AFRIFF and 2020 Cannes Pan-African Film Festival. 

Breakthrough Studios the production outfit behind the film hopes to make “Gold Coast Lounge” officially available to the African and European territories this year. 

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