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Ananse's Farm ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB520096
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  Wolf Koenig
Directors:  John K. Ossei
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Animation, Literature
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1973
Running Time:  7m 15s


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Ananse is a spider with a heart full of concern over the enmity existing between his friends. Instead of mediating in a straightforward way, he devises a scheme using a little deception to bring his friends to amicable terms. The moral of this folktale from Ghana is that employing the wrong means to an end brings undesired consequences, no matter how right the motive.

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