Trying to re-enact a real life situation in true life stories is one of the most challenging aspect of movie making, and with ZARZ END, a story of love and loss hinged on the criminal acts of a few rogue policemen that led to mass protest in October 2020 and culminated with their expulsion, trying to get the facts of the situation right posed a great challenge to Don Pee Arts and Gallery the producers of the movie ZARZ END.
Don Pee Arts and Gallery, the executive producers of the movie ZARZ END had to improvise and source for participation of over 1 thousand persons in 3 cities of Nigeria, to depict the END SARS protest that happened across the states of Nigeria and which is a pivotal aspect of the movie.
Nigerian youths thronged out in their numbers to block major roads and highways in the city for weeks, and to remake this protest scenes in the movie ZARZ END , the producers had to go as far as recruiting people from farm settlements to ensure that the diverse presence of individuals from all walks of life was captured.
Aside recruiting of people from farm settlements, students in theater
department of Delta State University ,Imo State University and in Lagos State where the movies were shot were also recruited, some women associations volunteered, Actors Guild of Nigeria and Directors Guild of Nigeria also played their part in ensuring that enough number of people was gathered to enhance the protest scenes, even some theater groups in these States were also hired to help in making the Mass protest scenes in the movie so real.
ZARZ END will be premiered at Silverbird Cinemas on Friday 20th October at 7pm, with screenings at 9pm same day at both Accra Mall and WestHills Mall. The screening will continue till 29th of October at 7pm everyday.
The Blockbuster classified 15+ by the Ghana National Film Board features A- list African movie stars like Nkem Owoh, Kanayo O Kanayo, Ejike Asiegbu, Chioma Chukwuka Akpota and new media sensations like Etinosa Idemudia, Emeka Amakeze and more.
The movie premiere is supported by Coco Vanilla,805 Restaurant, Zion Thai, Villa Angelia, Levels Bar , Passion Energy Drink, Standard Travel and Tour, San Marino Hotel, Authes Global, Celmar Tours and more
Media partners includes EIB Network, Class Media Group,4SYTE Tv, Kasapa Fm, StaarFm, Accra Fm and Class Fm, Ameyaw Debrah, Nkonkonsa, Ytainment, and Nigerian Eye Newspaper