"93 Days" Ebola movie screens at U.S Department of Health and Human Services

A compelling human story of dedication, sacrifice, resilience and survival, "93 Days" is directed by Steve Gukas.

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On Friday, September 2, 2016, the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) were honoured with an exclusive screening of the movie, "93 Days."

"93 Days" screens at U.S Department of Health and Human Services play "93 Days" screens at U.S Department of Health and Human Services
 

In attendance were Hollywood actors, Danny Glover (Played Dr Ohiaeri) and Tim Reid (Played Dr Sam Adeniyi Jones).

Kemi DaSilva-Ibru (Associate Producer 93 Days,) producers/executive producers of 93 Days, Bolanle Austen-Peters, Dotun Olakunri, Steve Gukas, and other dignitaries such as Jimmy Kolker (Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs HHS), Dr Benjamin Ohiaeri (owner First Consultant's Hospital), Dr Sam Adeniyi Jones (Director Office of Global Affairs  HHS) and American Ebola survivor, Dr Morris Ibeawuchi, Nigerian Ebola survivor, Bockari Stevens were also in attendance.

"93 Days" screens at U.S Department of Health and Human Services play

"93 Days" screens at U.S Department of Health and Human Services

The movie also received positive reviews from experts in the public health division of the US government.

"This was a high calibre film that was better than the movie ‘contagious’. I was impressed with the scientific accuracy and substantive report. I would certainly see it again" – Tiffany Locus, MPH (Alumnus of Tutane’s School of Public Health)

"This movie is the best I’ve seen in a long time! Great actors, great way of telling a story and great way to tell the world about the Nigerian team effort that saved the country. Thanks for spreading the message of “We need to be prepared for infectious diseases” – HHS, Director of International Health Security.

"93 Days" screens at U.S Department of Health and Human Services play

"93 Days" screens at U.S Department of Health and Human Services

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A compelling human story of dedication, sacrifice, resilience and survival, The movie which is directed by Steve Gukas, and produced  by Bolanle Austen-Peters, Dotun Olakunri and Steve Gukas, will debut in cinemas on September 16, 2016.

The movie demonstrates the bravery of the late Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh and her colleagues. From their encounter with the late American-Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, who was the index case of the Ebola Virus Disease, to ensuring that the right medical procedures were in place to stop the spread of the disease in the country.

Starring Keppy Ekpeyong Bassey as Patrick Sawyerthe movie also stars Bimbo Akintola as Nigerian hero, Dr Stella AdadevohGideon Okeke, Somkhele Idhalama, Bimbo Manuel and veteran Hollywood actor, Danny Glover.

"93 Days" screens at U.S Department of Health and Human Services play

"93 Days" screens at U.S Department of Health and Human Services

Showing in cinemas nationwide from September 16, 2016, "93 Days" will premiere in Nigeria on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at The Rock Cathedral, 4th Roundabout, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos.

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