Ghanaian actor David Dontoh has been featured in American crime drama television series, Snowfall, which was filmed in Ghana.
The third episode of the sixth season of Snowfall, “Door of No Return,” was dedicated to slavery in Ghana and Africa as a whole.
In the opening, lead actor, Leon is seen strolling the routes of the Makola Market with his lover, Wanda while dressed in indigenous Batakari garb. A wall bill quoting former President Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings hung at the 4.00 minute mark haunting Leon with the words:
“The errors of the past must be corrected in order to re-establish the confidence of our people in a secure future”
In this episode, the series examines how slavery in Africa evolved from a tribal warfare practice to a brutally enforced way of life after Europeans began exploiting the continent.
Door of No Return alludes to the final door through …