“Trending Crimes”, a film produced by Ghanaian filmmaker, Ben Darkwa, has won the prestigious Best International Short Award held in Los Angeles, California between August 10-12.
“Trending Crimes” is a thriller which is focused on Ghanaian citizens who are the targets of a deadly motorcycle gang. As the film progresses, the gang is continually tracked by a seasoned private sleuth who is determined to apprehend the bad guys.
“Trending Crimes” is aimed at demonstrating the dedication of law enforcement officers in fighting to preserve their communities and to surmount issues that happen in everyday life.
Ben Darkwa is a well-known author, civil engineer, and entrepreneur in Ghana. Aside from being behind the scenes for “Trending Crimes”, he also created the award-winning film, “Pauline’s Diary”, which went on to win at the Global Accolade Film Festival and Indie Fest movie festival.
The Golden State Film Festival is one of the best avenues for independent movie makers to reach large audiences, affording new entrants the exposure and the chance to win other coveted prizes in the industry.