The Wait Movie hits cinemas nationwide on the 30th of April 2021 and plans major impactful projects

One of the highly anticipated movies coming out of Nollywood this year, The Wait, which is directed by the dynamic duo Yemi “Filmboy” Morafa and Fiyin Gambo and co-produced by Eventful limited and LordTanner Studios, will take over the cinemas on the 30th April of 2021. The film, inspired by the acclaimed book series written by Yewande Zaccheaus titled God’s Waiting Room, written as a result of her personal testimony and to encourage couples experiencing delay in childbearing.

Yewande is the Founder and Chairman of Eventful Ltd, a leading events planning and consulting company in Nigeria. She is passionate about redefining the events and entertainment landscape of Nigeria.

The movie tells the story of Doctor Nara, played by the irrepressible and super talented Nse Ikpe-Etim, two couples and a job seeker whose lives are unintentionally woven together by the unwitting hands of time and chance as they journey towards their desire to find love, hope, help, redemption and the fulfilment of their desperate desires

This intense drama that will take through a roller coaster of emotions has a star- studded cast including Deyemi Okanlawon, Meg Otanwa, Jimmy Odukoya, Ini Dima-Okojie, Chimezie Imo, Kate Henshaw, Joke Silva and others. The Wait movie is a topical, yet superb visual and dramatic expression intended to capture the human experience of Waiting. It was beautifully written to show the interconnectivity of the lives of different characters as they wait for things they hope for.

The premiere of this movie which was supported by Ecobank Nigeria, LIRS and Eventful, took place on the 10th of April 2021 at the Film House Imax, Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria. It had a good number of dignitaries and captains of industries in attendance including the wife of the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mrs. Dolapo Osibanjo and First Lady Ogun State, Mrs Bamidele Abiodun.

At the premiere event, as part of the April 30th release marketing, the Movie in partnership with Aneden Gives announced a fertility grant for families living in Lagos, Nigeria. From the moment the decision was made to create this film, it was aimed at having a huge impact on the lives of the people who engaged with it. One of the things that the team did to achieve this, was to partner with Aneden Gives to create a fertility grant for waiting families. The partnership has developed an application and patient selection process to provide fertility grants for families in Lagos. Aneden Gives will select five families for up to N200,000 for initial testing at the George’s Memorial Medical Center. From the five families, Aneden Gives will select one family to receive a grant of up to N1,500,000 for further fertility treatments. Aneden Gives will only disburse grant funds to the fertility clinic.

The makers of this movie guaranty that this movie will cut across all demographics, excite audiences nationwide and impact lives as they find themselves within the story told.

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