Nollywood: The Stars of Nigeria's Movie Biz

nollywood nigerian film industry from book 'Nollywood' by Pieter Hugo.
Pieter Hugo / Prestel Publishing

Emeka Uzzi
Nigeria's film business, a.k.a. Nollywood, is the third largest in the world. Its filmmakers produce as many as 1,000 movies each year for the home-video market.

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