The Nollywood Rising Conference

Author: Larkin, Brian

Source: Film International, Volume 5, Number 4, 1 August 2007 , pp. 109-111(3)

Publisher: Intellect

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(N.B. Nollywood refers to feature films that are shot and distributed on video and VCD. The word itself was coined by western journalists but has since become a standard term used by Nigerians to refer to English-language Nigerian video films (NVF)).

Keywords: Nigerian film export; Nigerian video films (NVF); Nollywood; Zach Orji; embassy films; the African film market

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Barnard College.

Publication date: August 1, 2007

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