A Story Of Compassion & Survival- “Living Funeral” Premieres, Starring Liz Benson-Ameye & Nobert Young

Pink Pearl Foundation’s “Living Funeral” a heart touching film full of love, passion and breathtaking emotional moments is set to premiere to the public at the esteemed Wheatbaker Hotel on Sunday the 27th of October 2013.


The VVIP red carpet event is a special presentation of Pink Pearl Foundation’s grand gesture to showcase its effort to further promote the knowledge of breast and cervical cancer as well as its dedication to empowering women.

The short film executively produced by the CEO of Pink Pearl Foundation, Orode Ryan-Okpu captures the life of a cancer patient – the detection, the challenges and survival through the experience with family and friends. ‘Living Funeral is our way of expressing how sensitive Breast Cancer is to our society, making this movie created a sustainable way to raise awareness for breast cancer, not just in Nigeria but across Africa and the World’ says Ryan-Okpu.

Celebrating the annual October Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the 20-minute film will make the special presentation available to an exclusive audience.

The event will also see an installation of a special dress by Nigerian-Luxury Fashion brand Ella & Gabby that will include a three minutes talk by Ada Mgbudem the Creative Director of Ella & Gaby. Ada will be talking about the inspiration behind the creation of the dress which will be given away to a Breast cancer survivor on the day.

An additional campaign advert featuring celebrities such as Jay JayOkocha, Richard Mofe-Damijo and many more will also be shown.

See Behind The Movie Scenes Photos

Scene From the Movie – Waje and Omawunmi performing the movie&#39s theme song
The Family – Liz Ameye (Benson), Nobert Young and the children
The Patient – Stephanie Wilson

Living Funeral features veteran Nollywood actors such as Liz Ameye (Benson), Nobert Young and directed by Udoka Oyeka who co-wrote the story with Akpor Kagho.

Watch Trailer:



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