09 April, 2008
GABORONE - The long awaited local premiere of the No.1 Ladies Detective Agency movie popularly known as Mma-Ramotswe is scheduled for Saturday at GICC.
According to a release from the Botswana Tourism Board The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency movie is the first major film to be undertaken in the country after a P30 Million contribution by the government towards the production of the movie.
The movie whose theme is centered on a Motswana woman, features US singer Jill Scott in the lead role of Precious Ramotswe, who is the owner of a Botswana Detective Agency.
The part of Grace Makutsi, Mma Ramotswes secretary is played by singer and actress Anika Noni Rose, who starred in the film Dreamgirls.
Locals benefited by playing supporting characters in the movie.The series is filmed in Botswana.The first premier of the movie was held twice in London hosted by Botswana Tourism Board in association with British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and [continue reading]