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‘93 Days’ World Screening Sells Out At Toronto Film Festival

After its successful screening at The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the world premiere of 93 Days took place on Friday, 9th September 2016 at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

The event, which started with the arrival of the cast, producers and director had the movie introduced by Cameron Bailey, Creative Director of TIFF. The premiere was attended by the cast, Danny Glover, Bimbo Akinkola, Keppy Ekpenyong, Somkele Iyamah-Idlahama, Sola Oyebode, Film Score Composer, George Kallis, Associate Producer, Kemi DaSilva-Ibru, Producers/Executive Producers, Bolanle Austen-Peters, Dotun Olakunri and Steve Gukas.

The movie screening, which took place at the Isabel Bader Theatre, was filled to capacity. Guests’ line up went as far as two streets, with everyone eager to watch 93 Days. The movie ended with a standing ovation from the audience and a Q&A session. “The key was Collaboration and to see how much we can achieve with collaboration really changed me. It was important for me to be in this film because of the message. Nigeria is a dynamic great country; it’s a country where the people are challenging themselves.

This is an example of how they challenged themselves and succeeded. I’m so proud to be a part of it,” said Hollywood actor, Danny Glover (Played Dr. Ohiaeri). 93 Days, directed by Steve Gukas, premiere in Nigeria last Tuesday, at The Rock Cathedral, Lekki Lagos. The movie, officials said would be showing in cinemas nationwide from yesterday, September 16, 2016.

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Otunba Sayo Akintola is a 1992 graduate of Linguistics from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Financial Management and MBA from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He started his 12-year sojourn in journalism at the Nigerian Tribune in 1993 as Business and Economy reporter. He rose through the ranks to become the Group Business Editor of the nation’s oldest surviving private national newspaper, the Nigerian Tribune. He set up World Street Journal magazine in 2018.

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