The Golden Thread returns for its second season with Gold: A Journey With Idris Elba
This documentary film explores the varied and often surprising ways in which gold and the societies it is part of have transformed over time.
Join Idris Elba on a global journey that traces the human story of gold—and discover why the element’s contributions remain crucial to our evolution.
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The festival itself takes place in the city of Kumasi in modern-day Ghana. However, the day celebrates the Ashanti Kingdom which was built on the region’s vast gold reserves over 300 years ago.