Here’s an excerpt of the piece by LA Times about our dear Nollywood,
Nollywood symbolizes a nation discovering and deciphering itself through film. It produces about 1,600 movies a year, trailing India’s Bollywood but more than double what Hollywood releases. There are few precise statistics, but a 2014 U.S government report estimated that the Nigerian film industry, which has since grown significantly, employed about 1 million people and generated more than $600 million for the economy. The quality of films has improved since the VHS era of the 1980s; Netflix this year began streaming “Lionheart,” the first original Nollywood movie acquired by the company.
You can read the full article here.
Travelling the Air France way ? for this trip is going to be amazing! The screening of these three movies – Up North, King of Boys and Lionheart + the panel conversations by actor Banky W and directors like Tope Oshin and Kemi Adetiba will definitely be so interesting. We can’t wait to experience this trip with Air France!
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