Like Cotton Twines


An American volunteer takes a teaching job in a remote African village where he meets a Tuigi, 13-year-old girl who is to become Trokosi. A practice of religious sexual slavery. Accepting of her fate, Tuigi's only desire it to be able to write her GED.

Cast & Crew

Director: Leila Djansi
Writer: Leila Djansi

Akofa Djankui
Whitney Valcin
Dave Harper
Amanda Marshall

Cinematographer: Pietro Villani

Principal Cast: 
Jay Ellis
Miranda Bailey
Ophelia Dzidzornu
Yvonne Okoro
David Dontoh
Luckie Lawson