By close of January 31 2020, Lydia Forson will have two of her starred in films ‘Keteke’ and ‘Sidechic Gang’ available on Netflix. ‘Keteke’ and ‘Sidechic Gang’ will be third and fourth films of Lydia to stream on the Netflix platform. She already has ‘Phone Swap’ and ‘Isoken’ on the platform. The latter won her an African Magic Viewer’s Choice Award in the best supporting actress category 2018.
Both Keteke and Sidechic Gang are Ghanaian produced films by Peter Sedufia, which scored the AMAA, award winning multiple actress recognitions in 2018. With Sidechic Gang, Lydia got nominated together with her colleague star Nana Ama MacBrown and Sika Osei for best actress in a lead role in Africa Movie Academy Awards whiless Keteke got selected got selected to represent Ghana at the annual Kouribja Africa Festival in Morocco, December 2018, where it received Jury Special Mention Prize.
‘Keteke’ tells the story of a Married Couple Atswei (Lydia) and Boi (Adjetey Annan) who miss their transportation to Atswei’s Village for delivery. In the process of finding alternative means to complete their Journey, they engage in arguments and conversations that engulf the story line of the movie. Sidechic Gang is a comedy picture which revolves around 3 female friends who quit their real jobs as ushers to pursue a job which pays more and better than their old jobs they set up sidechic gang which only provide services to women. This makes the men suddenly unhappy with their expose.
The job assigns them to clamp down on husbands or boyfriends who cheating on their wives ando girlfriends. The gang takes on job from a rich man which is their biggest deal on his suspected cheating fiancee. The greatest of their opposition is the aggrieved men who benefited from the services of sidechic.
The two movies come in at number 3 on the count of Ghanaian films that have streamed on Netflix. ‘Zynell Zuh’s When Love Comes Around was the first to sign-on to the platform followed by Shirley Frimpong Manso’s Potato Pohtato which went on January this year. Like Lydia says in her Instagram page announcing the Netflix ‘takeover’, Get your popcorn ready for January 31st, Lydia will wave the flag high for Ghana on Netflix.