Kwesi Boakye is a young actor who is making a big impression. After gaining some attention for audiences in Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself, he has now taken on the role of an autistic boy in Sketch. The film takes place in a rough area of Brooklyn, where an young autistic excels at drawing detailed images of the world around him. He uses this talent to help solve a murder case. Take a look at Kwesi Boakye's reel here.
The film has already received a ton of positive reviews and awards, including An Official Pan African Film Festival Selection. This film is shaping up to be a wonderful and moving piece, that is extremely relevant to issues facing our society today.
The goal of the film is to inspire young people to have open communication with those around them, and be respectful of each other. These topics are so important. Small films do not need to be swept under the rug. Ones like Sketch should be celebrated and talked about.
If you'd like to take a look at the trailer, you can view it here.