Jimmy goes to Nollywood

  • Jimmy goes to Nollywood
Genre : Biography
Type : Documentary
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Principal country concerned :
Year of production : 2014
Format : Mid-length
Running time : 55 (in minutes)

Placing it ahead of "Hollywood" and behind only India's "Bollywood," Nigeria's "Nollywood" is the second largest film industry in the world in number of annual film productions. Using the African Movie Academy Award as a through line, actor Jimmy Jean-Louis (Heroes, Phat Girlz, Toussaint Louverture) guides us through the colorful panorama taking us into the heart of a burgeoning cinema in an Africa full of confidence.

directed by Jimmy Jean-Louis & Rachid Dhibou

Stars Isaiah Washington, Leila Djansi, Hakeem Kae Kazim, Majid Michel, Ayuko Babu, O.C. Ukeje, Akin Omotoso.

Directors: Jimmy Jean-Louis & Rachid Dhibou
Screenplay by Jimmy Jean-Louis & Rachid Dhibou
Runtime: 55 minutes
Copyright: 2015
Country: France / Haiti

Cinematographer: Rachid Dhibou
Music by Anthony Rouchier
Edited by Sophie Didelot
Sound Mixer Marc Graue

2015 | Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) / Festival du film "Pan africain" de Los Angeles, USA
* Selection
* World Premiere / Première Mondiale

Summary for official catalogues

Le documentaire suit Jimmy Jean-Louis à travers la cérémonie "Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA)" en Afrique auquelil y participe assez souvent et dont il a été animateur en avril 2012 au Nigeria.


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  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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