October 22, 2012
Nollywood films are growing in popularity in Africa, because they often touch on issues that many people across the continent can identify with. It is estimated that over one-thousand movies are produced in Nollywood each year – most are in local languages – Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo, while English accounts for more than 40 percent of the films produced. Recently here in Washington DC. Paul Ndiho, caught up with Vitalis Ndubuisi one of Nollywood’s actors. Ndubuisi says Nigeria’s nearly one-billion dollar film industry Africa’s biggest after India’s Bollywood and America’s Hollywood has rewarded him handsomely.