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Richard Mofe-Damijo in Welcome to Nollywood

Welcome to Nollywood

2007 NR

Filmmaker Jamie Meltzer explores Nigeria's newly emerging film industry -- known as Nollywood -- in this fascinating documentary. In West Africa, Nollywood films have become even more popular than Hollywood and Bollywood imports. Meltzer examines the unique challenges Nigerian filmmakers face; follows three directors during filming; and interviews actors, journalists and film experts to gain further insight.