Mr. Gbenga Adebija, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of The Oratory Movie Premiere has disclosed that the movie creates an inclusionary framework for the upliftment of street children who are at risk of negative societal vices.
Mr Adebija disclosed this just as he announced that the second phase of the movie premiere of ‘The Oratory’ will hold on Saturday, 27th November 2021 at the Genesis Deluxe Cinema, Ceddi Plaza Abuja.
Mr Adebija made the disclosure while addressing journalists at the press conference held in Lagos, after the Lagos Premiere which held on Saturday, November 20th, 2021.
Speaking to journalists, the Chairman of the Organizing Committee explained that “The Oratory is a movie which seeks to raise awareness amongst key stakeholder publics on the plight of homeless and street children throughout Nigeria.”
He added that, “the Oratory is not just a movie, it is actually an integral aspect of a broader multi-dimensional initiative which not only reminds us individually and as a collective of our civic responsibilities towards street children but also creates an inclusionary framework for the upliftment of homeless, delinquent and juvenile youths who are at risk of negative societal issues such as violence, sexual abuse, trafficking and crime.”
Also, Dr. Cyril Odia, Nigerian Salesian priest and Executive Producer of The Oratory movie, explained that the movie is being used as a medium to address the challenges that street children are exposed to.
He believed that the movie would draw the attention of relevant stakeholders to the plights of street children and take urgent actions to tackle them.
The movie features an impressive array of both Nigerian and international movie stars and was filmed at various locations in Rome, Atlanta, Lagos and Turin.
The Oratory is an internationally acclaimed movie which has received rave reviews all over the world where it has premiered in places such as Dublin, London, Turin and Venice