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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Gold plays a crucial role in the ceremony and, as such, lies at the heart of Ghanaian culture. The chiefs in attendance are identifiable by their gold-hilted swords which symbolise the courage of the Ashanti nation.