But I sense that a day will come, if we do nothing about it - when a generation will come of age; to whom you will mention the name BENSON IDAHOSA to and they will respond by saying "who is that?"
The inspiration for the IDAHOSA Trails movie was ignited one Sunday morning in Church (Church4Real), when one of Stanlee Ohikhuare's pastors by name Obinna Madunagu was exhorting the church on the need for evangelism and the sustenance of positive legacies.
He made a statement that pricked the director's spirit. He said:
"If we are careless enough, the legacies of great men who have inspired our nation and the church positively will be lost. Archbishop Benson Idahosa stood for so many things which people are either too comfortable to address, or are attempting to sound politically correct when they talk about".
But I sense that a time is at hand; if we do nothing about it - when a generation will come of age; to whom you will mention the name BENSON IDAHOSA to and they will respond by saying "who is that?"
Stanlee responded by saying "God Forbid"
The director decided to adopt a unique approach to the story telling by fishing out the people in the documented miracles that were performed by Archbishop Benson Idahosa.
For every miracle that's depicted in the movie via reenactments, Stanlee has met and interviewed the real people and in some cases, even got documents to validate those miracles.
Talk about inspiring Faith in a Faithless World!
In the picture on the left, Stanlee poses with INUWATA.
She is the first person whom the late Archbishop Benson Idahosa raised from the dead. Her testimony has been documented by the Director and they talk often.
Inuwata's story features in Benson Idahosa's most popular book titled "Fire in his Bones"
It took Stanlee Three and Half years to find INUWATA. He eventually found her with the help of Archbishop Margaret Idahosa, the presiding Bishop of Church of God Mission International Inc.
We only discovered that Adedamola could not ride a bicycle after hours of filming the preceding scenes to the bicycle riding scene.
We had to call it a day, and he learned and perfected his bicycle riding overnight; of course, with help from his classmates in the Theatre Arts department of the University of Benin.