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
Fri, Nov. 23 @ 7:30PM – Symphony Space
Directed by Tony Abulu, 2012, 90min
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
Tickets: $20 (screening & Q&A)
VIP Tickets: $45 (screening, Q&A and VIP reception)
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WATCH Director/Producer Tony Abulu and Actor Vivica A. Fox on FOX 5