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4th Annual Blackstar Film Festival

Jimmy Goes to Nollywood

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Friday 7/31
8:45 pm
$12 General Public
$8 Students & Seniors
$6 IHP Members
FREE IHP Residents (box office only)

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Directed by Jimmy Jean-Louis & Rachid Dhibou

France, 2014, 72 min.
Trailer

 

Have you heard of Nollywood? Not known to many, Nollywood is one of the largest movie producers putting them ahead of Hollywood and just behind India’s Bollywood. The Haitian actor Jimmy Jean-Louis makes his directorial debut with this documentary, taking us on a journey that includes the African Movie Academy Awards, giving us insight into the heart of a burgeoning African cinema full of confidence.