About one hundred movie production and movie houses across Liberia Saturday petitioned Face of Africa Gregory Artus Frank for the Presidency of the Movie Union of Liberia.
The program held at famous Destiny Entertainment Center was graced by hundreds of movie stars and celebrities in general under the banner “All Stars Movement For Change” .
The group said for so long the industry has been down due to several challenges one of such they name is the lack of support and poor administration from the end of past leaders.
It is time for change of the Industry they added in a confident tune.
According to the Head of the petitioners David Freeman Liberia has lots of talents but less celebrities globally this they noted should be changed.
David said Liberia’s culture and respect is gradually fading away only because foreign movies are taking on the local market.
“We have to take our rightful place in the industry” he uttered.
Mr. Freeman told the gathering that to rescue the sleeping talents in Liberia requires time, passion and support this he said can only be done by one man Artus Frank,the Joshua of the industry.
Artus he noted is best suited for the job due to his international and local experiences, his local and International contacts and links respectively.
He further stated that Artus is a professional film maker, producer, a talent promoter and many others.
Frank according to the petitioners is branded as the second Country giant of the Country and industry in particular.
In a joyous mood the honoring Gregory Artus Frank graciously accepted the petition statement by his colleagues and promised to deliver the industry to international standards if elected President of the Movie Union of Liberia.
Also making brief remarks was Montserrado County district eight Representative Acarous Gray who told the movie stars that their decision is wise and timely.
According to him the Government of Liberia will fully support the industry to ensure the dreams and aspirations of entertainers are achieved.
Serving as guest speaker of the program was Mulbah Morlu who said President George Weah has great interest in the industry and is committed to changing and developing it to Higher height.
As evidence of that President Weah recently pledge one hundred thousand United States Dollars to help build a modern industry in the Country.
The program was highly attended by scores of Liberians including some top officials of the CDC to include the newly inducted Chair of the Congress for Democratic Change Mulbah Morlu and district eight Representative Acarous Gray as well as Bernard Benson alias Dj Blue.
The Election is expected soon as several eligible voters will go to the polls to vote their new leader who will change the industry for the better.