Scheduled to take place at the church’s premises, the premiere is to promote peace and non-violence ahead of the 2015 general elections.
Star of the movie, David Oyelowo and others guests are expected to be in Nigeria for the premiere. The event will have an ‘Invite Only’ Press Conference and Red Carpet event just before the movie screening. Popular personalities from the music, movie, media and Goverance industries will also be present.
According to Pastor Adefarasin (Senior Pastor, House on the Rock) on the reason for the event;
“Peace and harmony is important to us all. Regardless of our ethnicity, religion or political persuasion, our country Nigeria must remain united and peaceful. This is why House on The Rock Church, positioned as a center for Social Justice and Equity has decided to bring people from various classes in the Nigerian society together for a remarkable event where we can all stand united for peace at a time like this.
We also seek to remind individuals with the Selma movie premiere event that regardless of any differences or grievances we may have, violence is not the answer, thus non-violence must continually be our stance“.
Date: Sunday 8th February 2015
Venue: The Multipurpose Hall, House on the Rock