An exclusive screening of the Ebola-inspired movie, 93 Days was held at The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday, September 2, 2016 at the department’s Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Washington DC.
In attendance were some cast and crew members of the movies such as Hollywood actors, Danny Glover – who played Dr. Ohiaeri and Tim Reid – who played Dr. Sam Adeniyi Jones, Kemi DaSilva-Ibru, associate producer 93 Days, producers/executive producers of 93 Days – Bolanle Austen-Peters, Dotun Olakunri and Steve Gukas.
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, Dr David Brett-Majors, US Department of Defense and former WHO expert, Kent Brantly, American Ebola survivor, Dr Morris Ibeawuchi, Nigerian Ebola survivor, Bockari Stevens, the Sierra Leonean Ambassador to the US, Denas Morris, Center for Disease Control, Elizabeth Sadove, US Food and Drug Administration, Linda Thomas-Greenfield and Amanda Jacobsen, US Department of State.
Directed by Steve Gukas, 93 Days is a compelling story of courage, determination and sacrifice as displayed by the team at the First Consultant Hospital, the Nigerian Government and well-meaning organizations in combating the Ebola virus that broke in 2014.
While the movie is set to be screened later this week at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the Nigerian Premiere holds on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at The Rock Cathedral, Lekki and the movie comes out in cinemas on September 16, 2016.
See some photos from the screening at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)