What happens when the most lethal and contagious disease known to man arrives in a megacity of over 20 million people?
'93 Days' is a movie centred 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.
A compelling human story of dedication, sacrifice, resilience and survival, The movie is directed by Steve Gukas, and produced by Bolanle Austen-Peters, Dotun Olakunri and Steve Gukas.
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.
During the period, they not only prevented a national catastrophe and international contagion, but also left a permanent mark on the society and solidified their legacy as courageous Nigerians,amid continuous support from the Lagos State Government, Federal Government, World Health Organisation (WHO), MSF and other organisations.
“Our aim is to create a feature film that will resonate with many people across the world particularly in Nigeria and its sub-region”. At its core, 93 days is a tale of common humanity and just how much we can achieve when we stand united,” stated the producers of the movie.
The project is a co-production between MichelAngelo Production, Bolanle Austen-Peters Production (BAP) and Natives FilmWorks.
Rehearsals for 93 Days will commence on July 27, 2015 and Principal Photography will commence on August 3, 2015.
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