The Nigerian film industry, a.k.a. Nollywood is the new subject of an exhibition at Sydney’s Australian Center for Photography.  Producing between five hundred to one thousand films a year, Nollywood is the third biggest film industry to date.  Despite often being ”low budget, violent and excessive”, Nollywood films outsell Hollywood films on the African market.

Working alongside well-known Nigerian actors, South-African photographer Pieter Hugo has recreated typical scenes that reflect the little-known-about Nollywood industry.

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