Book “The Man Who Transformed Africa” Introduced To Hollywood Studios

Author Peter Cimini

Author Peter Cimini

LOS ANGELESJuly 13, 2022PRLog — Los Angeles, CA – Author Peter Cimini has issued his Film and Television Treatment (his Hollywood Treatment is the first step to a completed screen play adaptation based on his book) to some 35-plus key Hollywood producers at studios, cable networks and streaming entertainment companies. Those sent copies of his Treatment include  producers at Netflix to Warner Brothers Studios to the Starz cable TV channel. This production has suitable and ideal parts-if they are interested-for such actors as Tom Hanks, Jamie Foxx, Dwayne Johnson and Eddie Redmayne.

The Hollywood Treatment Mr. Cimini has created for the screen brings together a range of diverse elements all blended dramatically together, expertly woven to shape an appealing, provocative, and entertaining screen story from his book – – THE MAN WHO TRANSFORMED AFRICA: The Rebirth of a Continent. The story opens with Vatican intrigue between liberal and conservative cardinals, which leads to the unlikely selection of an Indonesian pope. Seizing the opportunity, the new pope uses his ex-cathedra (papal infallibility) to declare poverty to be an immoral human condition. The pope decides to lead by example, taking the provocative step of selling Vatican treasures to fund a long-term plan to build a strong middle-class society in Africa.The story follows the pope, an ex-president of the United States, and an African nationalist during the first two years of an estimated twelve-year project to build a strong African middle-class.

Commented Mr. Cimini on his film concept: “http://www.prlog.org/”The ‘man’ referred to in the title of my story is an Indonesian Pope who believes that poverty is an immoral state of existence, and chooses to lead by example when he takes drastic steps to move towards removing poverty from the African continent. Africa and Africans, since at least the 16th century have been vandalized. Citizens have been kidnapped and made slaves; countries have been colonized by other countries who stripped the continent of its natural resources; experienced corrupt political leaders have rogue criminal gangs; state hospitals do not meet minimal medical standards and there exists a faulty continental infrastructure. This film would show

About author Peter Cimini

Author Peter Cimini was born in New York City, in the borough of the Bronx. He attended both a Catholic elementary and high school. Mr. Cimini holds bachelor and masters degrees from New York University. He was a teacher both in New York and Connecticut, and served students twenty years as a curriculum specialist, overseeing and writing curricula. He is also the author of The Secret Sin of Opi, on the topic of missing and exploited children. His favorite novel is Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett. Author Cimini admires the works of writers Kristin Hannah and Nicolas Sparks. He lives in Connecticut.

New Orleans Mayor Welcomes NOSACONN’s Celebrate Africa Week “Essence of Africa” Delegation

Today at 3:00-6:00 p.m. New Orleans Mayor La Toya Cantrell Welcomes NOSACONN’s Celebrate Africa Week “Essence of Africa” Delegation at a reception hosted at Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130.

Mayor Cantrell to Greet NOSACONN Delegation

Mayor Cantrell to Greet NOSACONN Delegation

NEW ORLEANSJune 30, 2022PRLog — Posted Courtesy of Wright Enterprises San Francisco~Dallas Community Spotlight~~

Media Advisory:

New Orleans Mayor La Toya Cantrell  Welcomes

NOSACONN’s Celebrate Africa Week “Essence of Africa” Delegation

Today at 3:00-6:00 p.m. Reception

WHO:          Mayor La Toya Cantrell; Damon Batiste of NOLA’s Royal Family of Music, founder of NOSACONN-New Orleans-South Africa Connection; Pastor George Green, Record Industry Legend; CEO Ernie Singleton of Singleton Entertainment Los Angeles; Michael Johnson; and CEO  Lloyd Ward of Ward Holdings International, LLC.

WHAT:          Mayor’s Welcome Reception to include the Delegation of NOSACONN’S Celebrate Africa Week ‘Essence of Africa’ about bilateral trade between Africa and New Orleans with a focus on tourism, arts and culture.

With the world’s largest free trade area and a 1.2 billion-person market, the continent is creating an entirely new development path, harnessing the potential of its resources and people…The economy is set to expand by 3.6 percent in 2022, (The World Bank in Africa).

WHERE:          Venue: Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130

WHEN:          TODAY, THURSDAY,  JUNE 30, 2022, 3:00-6:00 p.m.

WHY:          New Orleans is steeped in a history of arts and culture that is recognized worldwide. It’s important to be reminded New Orleans culture and history can uplift the under served.  NOLA’s history plays on with the talents of many artists including Shaka Zulu who just received a National Endowment of the Arts Heritage Award yesterday, Jon Batiste of NOLA’s Royal Family of Music, who earlier this year received 5 of 11 Grammy nominations and others that are too many to list here.

NOSACONN’s African Heritage Series Celebrate Africa Week “Essence of Africa” NOLA Edition is a week-long celebration over the July 4th Holiday, going on simultaneously during Essence Magazine’s “Essence of Culture Festival” (not directly affiliated). Representatives from the following countries will be in New Orleans as a result of Damon Batiste’s vision for bilateral trade between the U.S. and Africa with the assurance of BIPOC communities benefit from equitable exchange: Cape Verde Islands; Gambia; Ghana; Ivory Coast; Mozambique; Nigeria; Senegal; South Africa; Tanzania; Uganda; and Zimbabwe.

DAMON BATISTE: “We want to ensure prosperity for all as we develop business deals centered around tourism, arts, culture and bilateral trade. We want to begin with our home base New Orleans.  NOSACONN (New Orleans South Africa Connection) has extensive ties in Africa, where I have traveled more than 80 times since 1998.”  Batiste’s partnership in “The Grammy Party in the Bush (https://www.thediplomaticsociety.co.za/3679-grammy-party-…)”at the Sensational Sunset Safari Lodge, a Game Reserve in South Africa is a perfect example of equity in entertainment that NOSACONN is working to achieve.

As another commerce related note, the Induction Ceremony of Damon Batiste as as President of Metairie Sunrise Rotary Club takes place tonight.

Venue: Porter and Luke’s Restaurant

Address: 1517 Metairie Road

Metairie, LA 70005

Time: 6:30pm

CEO Lloyd Ward was featured at NOSACONN’s The Power of The Emerging African Economy Amid Global Market Forces Panel at the New Orleans Jazz Museum 6/29/2022:https://youtu.be/LVZwS4Fn94A.

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Editors’ Note: For B-Roll and information about recent delegations to Africa, African Artists and NOSACONN’s collaborations with African government officials visit the Youtube Channel-The Pulse:New Orleans by LyfePulse:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3Cu03_SkEmxaUbxFzG3JvQ

Specific to CELEBRATE AFRICA WEEK “ESSENCE OF AFRICA NOLA EDITION see the following video sources for B-Roll

https://youtu.be/LVZwS4Fn94A -Lloyd Ward was featured at NOSACONN’s The Power of The Emerging African Economy Amid Global Market Forces Panel at the New Orleans Jazz Museum 6/29/2022

https://youtu.be/pjJgsPrqu_k  News Conference & Performance June 28th  at New Orleans Jazz Museum

Visit www.nosaconn.com for more about NOSACONN- New Orleans South Africa Connection.

Manufacturing Shift From China to Africa? NOSACONN’s Celebrate Africa Week Examines

NOSACONN’s Celebrate Africa Week “Essence of Africa” NOLA Edition Examines Bilateral Trade Between U.S. and Africa Today at New Orleans Jazz Museum.

Batiste-Global African Arts & Business Panel 2021

Batiste-Global African Arts & Business Panel 2021

NEW ORLEANSJune 30, 2022PRLog — Posted Courtesy of Wright Enterprises San Francisco~Dallas Community Spotlight~~~

WHO: Damon Batiste of NOLA’s Royal Family of Music, founder of NOSACONN-New          Orleans-South Africa Connection; Pastor George Green, Record Industry Legend; CEO Ernie Singleton of Singleton Entertainment Los Angeles;Professor Ibrahima Seck, Lloyd Ward, Paul Robichaux, National Endowments for the Arts National Heritage Fellow Shaka Zulu (See Announcement Below).

WHAT: NOSACONN’s Celebrate Africa Week ‘Essence of Africa’ NOLA Edition Live in Person Panel Discussion: The Power of The Emerging African Economy Amid Global Market Forces.

With the world’s largest free trade area and a 1.2 billion-person market, the continent is creating an entirely new development path, harnessing the potential of its resources and people…The economy is set to expand by 3.6 percent in 2022, down from 4 percent in 2021, as it struggles to pick up momentum amid a slowdown in global economic activity, continued supply constraints, outbreaks of new coronavirus variants, high inflation, and rising financial risks due to high and increasingly vulnerable debt levels. The invasion of Ukraine compounds the factors holding back recovery in the region. (The World Bank in Africa).

WHERE:

New Orleans Jazz Museum

400 Esplanade Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70116

WHEN: TODAY, WEDNESDAY,  JUNE 29, 2022, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

WHY:   NOSACONN’s  African Heritage Series “Celebrate Africa Week ‘Essence of          Africa’ NOLA Edition is a week-long celebration over the July 4th Holiday, going on          simultaneous during Essence Magazine’s “Essence of Culture Festival (not directly affiliated). Representatives for the following countries will be in New Orleans as a result of Damon Batiste’s vision for bilateral trade between the U.S. and Africa with the assurance of BIPOC communities benefit from equitable exchange: Cape Verde Islands; Gambia; Ghana; Ivory Coast; Mozambique; Nigeria; Senegal; South Africa; Tanzania; Uganda; and Zimbabwe.

DAMON BATISTE: “We want to ensure prosperity for all as we develop business deals centered around tourism, arts, culture and bilateral trade.  NOSACONN (New Orleans South Africa Connection) has extensive ties in Africa, where I have traveled more than 80 times since 1998.”  Batiste’s partnership in “The Grammy Party in the Bus (https://www.thediplomaticsociety.co.za/3679-grammy-party-…)”at the Sensational Sunset Safari Lodge, a Game Reserve in South Africa is a perfect example of equity in entertainment that NOSACONN is working to achieve.

Shaka Zulu NEA Heritage Fellow announced today:https://www.arts.gov/news/press-releases/2022/national-endowment-arts-announces-2022-nea-national-heritage-fellows

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MEDIA CREDENTIALS:

Network news company credentials are sufficient for panel discussion coverage.  On site June 29th contact: Bryant Johnson, 702-704-3209 (cell phone);

Contact Jackie Wright, 415 525 0410 or Bryant Johnson for media credentials for special week-long NOSACONN sponsored events: Click Here for details of the week-long celebration events through July 5, 2022: https://nosaconn.com/nosaconn-celebrate-africa-week-essence-of-africa-nola-edition-kicks-off-a-week-of-celebration-during-the-essence-of-culture-festival/.

6/30/2022 Post Event Update: CEO Lloyd Ward of Ward Holdings International, LLC https://youtu.be/LVZwS4Fn94A featured.

NOSACONN News Conference TODAY: Celebrate Africa Week “Essence of Africa” NOLA Edition

NOSACONN-New Orleans South Africa Connection’s week long festivities highlight bilateral trade between the U.S. and Africa during “Essence of Culture Festival.”

African & U.S. Royalty @ Grammy Party in the Bush

African & U.S. Royalty @ Grammy Party in the Bush

NEW ORLEANSJune 28, 2022PRLog — POSTED COURTESY OF WRIGHT ENTERPRISES SAN FRANCISCO~DALLAS COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT~~~

NOSACONN’S NEWS CONFERENCE TODAY: CELEBRATE AFRICA WEEK “ESSENCE OF AFRICA” NOLA EDITION KICKS OFF WEEK LONG NEW ORLEANS FESTIVITIES & HIGHLIGHT BILATERAL TRADE BETWEEN THE U.S. AND AFRICA

WHO:          Damon Batiste of NOLA’s Royal Family of Music, founder of NOSACONN-New Orleans-South Africa Connection; David Batiste, Louisiana Hall of Famer,  Band Leader of Legendary David and the Gladiators; Paul Robichaux, Port Director;  Pastor George Green, Record Industry Legend; and CEO Ernie Singleton of Singleton Entertainment Los Angeles;  Invited Guest – Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser.

WHAT:          NEWS CONFERENCE LAUNCHING: CELEBRATE AFRICA WEEK “ESSENCE OF AFRICA” NOLA EDITION

WHERE:      New Orleans Jazz Museum,

400 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116

WHEN:          TODAY, TUESDAY,  JUNE 28, 2022, 4:45 P.M.

WHY:

         NOSACONN’s  African Heritage Series Celebrate Africa Week “Essence of Africa” NOLA Edition is a week long celebration over the July 4th Holiday, going on simultaneous during Essence Magazine’s “Essence of Culture Festival (not directly affiliated). Representatives for the following countries will be in New Orleans as a result of Damon Batiste’s vision for bilateral trade between the U.S. and Africa with the assurance of BIPOC communities benefit from equitable exchange: Cape Verde Islands; Gambia; Ghana; Ivory Coast; Mozambique; Nigeria; Senegal; South Africa; Tanzania; Uganda; and Zimbabwe.

DAMON BATISTE SAID,

“We want to ensure prosperity for all as we develop business deals centered around tourism, arts, culture and bi-lateral trade.  NOSACONN (New Orleans South Africa Connection) has extensive ties in Africa, where I have traveled more than 80 times since 1998.”  Batiste’s partnership in “The Grammy Party in the Bush (https://www.thediplomaticsociety.co.za/3679-grammy-party-…)”at the Sensational Sunset Safari Lodge, a Game Reserve in South Africa is a perfect example of equity in entertainment that NOSACONN is working to achieve.

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PHOTO:



From (l-r) – Founder of NOSACONN and Director of NOSACONN VNB, Damon J. Batiste (first cousin to GRAMMY Album of the Year winner, Jon Batiste) of New Orleans Royal Family of Music, , Candice Dawkshas (COO of Virtual Nation Builders) and Director of NOSACONN VNB, Her Royal Highness Queen Sekhothali Mabhena and His Majesty King Makhosoke II of the Amandebele Nation at the epic GRAMMY Celebration in South Africa

NOLA.COM ARTICLE:

https://www.nola.com/gambit/events/article_57b7c46e-f70a-11ec-98a4-dfac58fcdeb6.html

MEDIA CREDENTIALS:

Network news company credentials are sufficient for news conference.
 On site June 28th Press Conference contact: Bryant Johnson, 702-704-3209 (cell phone).

Contact Jackie Wright, 415 525 0410 or Bryant Johnson for media credentials for special weeklong NOSACONN sponsored events:

Click Here for details of the weeklong celebration events through July 5, 2022: https://www.prlog.org/12922870-nosaconn-celebrate-africa-week-essence-of-africa-nola-edition-kicks-off-week-of-celebration-during-the-essence-of-culture-festival.html.

Visit www.nosaconn.com for festival details.

Post Event Update: https://youtu.be/pjJgsPrqu_k  News Conference & Performance June 28th  at New Orleans Jazz Museum