The much anticipated domestic violence short film titled ‘Abused’ will soon be hitting the various cinemas in the country.
The short film talks about how some women and men suffer abuse in their marriages, sometimes rendering them incapacitated.
Speaking with Naa Klordey Odonkor on Ultimate Brunch, the Director of the film, Dela Fynn explained that the film delve into the emotional and physical abuse people go through in their relationships.
‘We just decided to look at the issues happening around us, thus issues happening in Ghana and abroad. We wanted to highlight on social issues by using the movie as a medium to preach against domestic violence. I believe the movie is powerful and will touch many hearts,’ he explained.
Mr Fynn observed that 60% of women between 15-60 years in the Northern region are abused by their partners and parents.
He said they will tour the various schools and churches to empower women to voice out when they are abused and sensitise them on ways to prevent it.
He appealed to journalists and movie players to help promote the film by campaigning against domestic violence.
The 10-minutes film is expected to wow viewers and in a way change their mindset about how they can treat their partners when its released at the end of April, 2018.
Many married women and men have in one way or the other being abused by their partners, sometimes resulting in the collapse of the marriages.