Movies: Nigeria Redefines African Life

Norimitsu Onishi, who helped coin the term “Nollywood” to describe the burgeoning film industry in Nigeria, writes: ‘Nollywood generates about 2,500 movies a year, making it the second-biggest producer after Bollywood in India, and its films have displaced American, Indian and Chinese ones on the televisions that are ubiquitous in bars, hair salons, airport lounges and homes across Africa.’ One of the most popular titles has been Sina Rambo (pictured).

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