Nigerian movies will be screened at the Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre, Los Angeles, US, during an event tagged ‘Nollywood in Hollywood’.
‘76’ ’93 DAYS’ AND ‘OLOIBIRI’- THE POLITICAL FILMS THAT MATTERED: Many of us pay little attention to history and how it has shaped the people we are. This year a lot of filmmakers decided to document parts of our history.
What do you know about the people that direct the films you enjoy? Some directors are popular and this makes their films popular, but others have popular films and are unknown.
Steve Gukas does an amazing job and this is the kind of work that one does then goes to bed and rests well at night because even though we cannot be perfect, we can be near-perfect and 93 Days is near-perfect.
The essential feat of the film is what should undoubtedly become common practice in the Nigerian entertainment industry – the sociocultural documentation and preservation of life altering moments and events in the country for the sake of posterity and a heightened sense of social awareness and development.
Variety, America’s top film site compares Makama’s work to Spike Lee’s early films. Variety critic writes, “Nigerian newcomer Abba Makama makes a bold move and brash debut with Green White Green”.
93 Days is based on the true story of men and women who risked their lives and made sacrifices to save us all from the consequences of an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Nigeria
And so for Gukas, “This is not a Nigerian story, but a world story. It’s about the interconnectedness of the human spirit”.
Watch the first trailer for "93 Day, a movie centered on the true-life story of men and women who risked their lives and made sacrifices to save Nigerians from the consequences of the outbreak of the highly dreaded Ebola virus disease.