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DOCTOR BELLO – OPENING NIGHT

Everyone is talking about the revolutionary collaboration between Hollywood and Nollywood with Doctor Bello, starring A-list Nollywood stars, including Genevieve Nnaji and Stephanie Okereke and several Hollywood stars, including Isaiah Washington, best known for Grey’s Anatomy; Vivica A. Fox (Kill Bill and Independence Day, among many others); and Jimmy Jean-Louis (the NBC series Heroes).

Celebrate ADIFF’s 20th Anniversary with the Opening Night New York Premiere screening of landmark film

DOCTOR BELLO

Fri, Nov. 23 @ 7:30PM – Symphony Space

Directed by Tony Abulu, 2012, 90min
USA/Nigeria

Brilliant cancer specialist, Dr. Michael Durant (Isaiah Washington) is emotionally troubled, wrestling with the traumatic loss of his 10 year old daughter. Sam, a seven year old who is one of his patients becomes to Dr. Grant a challenge that he must overcome.  Sam’s health deteriorates to the point that the option of using an unexpected medical source becomes a choice. Dr. Bello a traditional doctor from Nigeria is called. What follows is a story of love, discovery of new frontiers and a return to one’s roots.

“My aim is to introduce Africa to America and to Americans and to introduce Americans to Africans.” Director Tony Abulu

 

 

Red Carpet Opening Night
Q&A after the screening

VIP reception

Tickets: $20 (screening & Q&A)
VIP Tickets: $45 (screening, Q&A and VIP reception)
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VISIT DOCTOR BELLO’S OFFICIAL WEB SITE!

 

WATCH Director/Producer Tony Abulu and Actor Vivica A. Fox on FOX 5

 

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