Chatroom movie premieres with relatable storyline

Over the weekend, Chatroom, a well timed film established towards the background of a truth tv present, premiered in design and style at Wheatbaker Resort Ikoyi.

The modern day 98-minute star-studded film offers of numerous award-winning actors these as Tony Umez, Omawumi Megbele, Akpororo, Odunlade Adekola, Rykardo Agbor, Sambasa Nzeribe, Vivian Anani, Ibrahim Suleiman, and is generated by Peju Ibekwe with Adesuwa Onyenokwe as its affiliate producer. The film also stars Canadian educated actor, Nengi Adoki and Israeli actor, singer and dancer, Ronya Gentleman, Ghanaian actor, Kobby Acheampong, Cameroonian actor and dancer, Lea Dibebe, actor and author, Damilare Kuku, amid quite a few many others. It has distinctive themes of the energy of one’s voice to completely transform modern society, gender-based violence, and mental wellbeing, amongst other folks.

Prepared and directed by Chike Ibekwe, ‘Chatroom’, which is impressed by correct everyday living events, tells the inspiring story of Ebiere, who enters a dancing fact clearly show to escape the haunting ghost of her past. Destiny, however, has other programs for her as the activities in the household blow up in her experience with far reaching effects.

Established in Lagos, Chatroom tells a extremely relatable story, which has embedded in it, topics of envy to admiration, resilience in the midst of discomfort, fear of trusting, denial to acceptance, like notwithstanding hurts, hope for a greater upcoming all of these are wonderfully crafted in the narrative building it an audience’s delight whilst addressing these critical issues. It also gives us a peek into what happens driving the scenes of a actuality tv clearly show which audiences do not commonly get to see.

Akpororo and Odunlade spare no emotion as they give us their ideal in this initial of its form motion picture with their comical expressions, which will leave viewers reeling with laughter intermittently though also having in the essence of the film. We also see Adesuwa Onyenokwe in a cameo position for the initially time in a Nigerian motion picture accomplishing her matter.

The premiere was graced by dignitaries including Pauline Tallen, minister of Girls Affairs and Social Advancement Chizor Malize, controlling director/CEO, Monetary Institutions Education Centre (FITC), girls leaders, actors, comedians, journalists and other individuals.

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Talking at the premiere, the minister of Women of all ages Affairs and Social Advancement, who was represented by Friya Kimde Bulus, director, Gender Affairs in the ministry, in a keynote deal with, reported that the sustenance of gender equality views should really be coordinated in the programs, projects and programmes of authorities, adding that the party could not have appear at a better time than now.

According to her, the demise of preferred songs singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, is a sad reminder of the difficulty of Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the nation.

“As you are all knowledgeable, the challenges of GBV have been on the improve in Nigeria, with the most up-to-date becoming the loss of life of the preferred gospel singer, late Osinachi Nwachukwu,” the minister stated.

She expressed delight to be section of the premiere of Chatroom and counseled the organisers for a career perfectly completed, adding that this will be geared toward conference the targets of gender mainstreaming into insurance policies across the state.

The film director and scriptwriter, Chike Ibekwe famous that he selected to publish a tale of hope, fairly than that of silence and distress that most victims of sexual abuse go as a result of. He also emphasised that enable can be available, and that all people have to do is to glance at the appropriate sites.

The premiere also featured the launch of the virtual Chatroom on the movie web site,, a safe and sound place where victims of abuse or psychological overall health troubles can split their silence and get necessary enable. The Chatroom can be accessed as a visitor, that is, anonymously, for these that do not want to disclose their id. The counselling on the Chatroom is supported by the Nigerian Institute of Counsellors, whilst the toll-free of charge line and instances that want extra notice beyond counselling ranging from medical to authorized circumstances will be supported by Women at Threat International Foundation (WARIF).

In accordance to the UNHCR, Gender-Based mostly Violence refers to damaging functions directed at an person centered on their gender. It is rooted in gender inequality, the abuse of energy and dangerous norms.

Gender-based mostly violence (GBV) is a really serious violation of human legal rights and a life-threatening well being and protection situation. In the course of displacement and instances of disaster, the danger of GBV substantially raises for women and ladies.