OPENING NIGHT Fri, Nov. 23 @ 7:30PM - Symphony Space
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 NY Premiere Directed by Tony Abulu, 2012, 90mins, Nigeria/USA
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. Durant a challenge that he must overcome. Sam's health deteriorates to such a point that using an unexpected medical source turns to be a strong option. 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 Option to attend VIP reception
Thalia Theatre at Symphony Space (View)
2537 Broadway at 95th Street
New York, NY 10025