AFRIFF 2023: Unveiling “Breath of Life”.

The highly anticipated Nigerian film, Breath of Life, took center stage at the exclusive premiere held at Film House Cinema, Imax in Lekki, Lagos. Prime Video went all out, rolling out the blue carpet to welcome the exceptional ensemble cast, including Wale Ojo, Chimezie Imo, Genoveva Umeh, Demola Adedoyin, and Eku Edewor. Their presence illuminated the event, radiating the essence of the film’s powerful themes of redemption, hope, and transformation.

The star-studded night was further elevated by the presence of renowned celebrities such as Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Alibaba, Kate Henshaw, Ay the Comedian, Toke Makinwa, and Ini Edo. Their attendance added to the star power, ensuring that the evening would be etched in everyone’s memory.

Notably, Prime Video executives, Gideon Khobane and Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, graced the event, reaffirming the streaming giant’s dedication to promoting African talent and narratives. Their presence highlighted the importance of supporting and showcasing the rich diversity of African cinema.

Under the skilled direction of BB Sasore, Breath of Life weaves a heartwarming tale of Timi, a man who has lost everything, and Elijah, an unexpected guide on Timi’s journey to rediscover purpose and meaning in life. The film’s authenticity and passion were palpable, captivating the audience and immersing them in a world that celebrates Nigerian culture while delivering universal messages of redemption and the resilience of the human spirit.

Following the screening, the cast and crew of Breath of Life took the spotlight, sharing their experiences in bringing this cinematic masterpiece to life. They emphasized the cultural significance of the film and its potential impact on the Nigerian film industry. The creators also highlighted the power of storytelling in bridging cultural gaps and expressed their hopes for the film’s reception among global audiences.

The exclusive premiere of Breath of Life at Film House Cinema, Imax in Lekki, Lagos, was a night to remember. Prime Video’s commitment to promoting African talent and narratives shone through, and the film’s powerful themes resonated with the audience, reminding us all that stories of hope and transformation transcend cultural boundaries.