Nollywood: Cinema of Nigeria (21 images)

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Despite odds of endless traffic jams, seemingly permanent power cuts, lack of infrastructure, heat and humidity, Nigerian movie industry is thriving. Nollywood, as it is called, has recently surpassed Hollywood in the number of movies made each year and is now the world's second largest movie industry. Almost all films are produced with digital video technology and a typical movie is usually made in 10 days, on a budget of $20,000 to $40,000, financed by private producer. On the movie set,...
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