Eugene Boateng

Eugene Boateng has completed shooting in film »Borga«

Eugene Boateng

Eugene Boateng has completed shooting in film »Borga«

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

“The story of a young man who has to learn that it is not his wealth which makes his family love him.”

Eugene Boateng plays the lead role in »Borga«.
Director: York-Fabian Raabe
Production: Chromosom Film GmbH, East End Film

Synopsis:
„Borga“ is better. A Borga is a Ghanaian abroad living an excessive wealthy lifestyle. At least that’s what they want everyone to believe…

The two brothers Kojo and Yoofi grow up on the electronic waste dump Agbogbloshi, which is based within Ghana’s capital Accra. In order to survive, they are extracting valuable metals by burning western electronic devices. Kojo is a second born son who wants to gain the acknowledgment and respect of his father. One day Kojo meets a Borga from Germany. His dream of going there is born. 10 years later he leaves his family behind in order to fulfill his dream of becoming a Borga. Arriving in Germany after a five-year odyssey through the continents he realizes quickly that he was chasing a myth. Germany does not welcome him with open arms. But going back is no option! Being ashamed of coming home not having made it, he has to fulfil the picture of the wealthy Borga from Germany…

More info: https://borga-themovie.com/
Currently in post-production

© Sven Soares


Eugene Boateng

Eugene Boateng was born in Düsseldorf in 1985. He grew up with his seven siblings in the well-known multicultural, socially mixed Kiefernstraße. His surroundings inspired him to start dance, where he rapidly reached a professional level and was involved in many music video productions. Eugene first started acting in student projects at the acting schools Ernst Busch and the UdK Berlin. Since then he has been part of many cinema and television productions such as the feature film BORGA, the television film MENSCH, ANNIE! and the Netflix series TRIBES OF EUROPA.