Film industry in Nigeria threatened by piracy

Twenty years old, 'Nollywood' now ranks third in the world behind India's Bollywood and Hollywood.

    Nigeria's film industry, known as "Nollywood", is producing about 250 films every month and has come a long way since it was founded 20 years ago.

    It sounds like a lot but filmakers say they are still struggling.

    Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from Calabar in Nigeria. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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