Publications

Serge Noukoué, Executive Director and co-founder of NollywoodWeek

Serge Noukoué, Executive Director and co-founder of NollywoodWeek

Serge Noukoué is a Franco-Beninois, executive director and co-founder of the NollywoodWeek festival, which has become a reference point for Nigerian cinema in France and Europe. He is a cinema and media cultural attaché at the French Embassy in Kenya. Thanks to his commitment and vision, he is essential in promoting Nigerian cinema and creating lasting links between the African and French film industries. Passionate about African cinema, he has set the goal of changing the image of the seventh art on the continent, giving pride of place to the Nigerian film industry, renowned for its high productivity.

Nollywood: the passion of Nigerian cinema in Paris

Nollywood: the passion of Nigerian cinema in Paris

Originating in Lagos in the early '90s, Nollywood has evolved into the world's 2nd largest film industry, producing nearly 2,500 films annually. It has emerged as a major economic force in Africa, with its influence reaching far and wide. This year, the Nollywood 10th Anniversary celebration took place in Paris, entering a new era of cinematographic excellence. Over the past fifteen years, Nollywood has experienced a remarkable rise in quality, with increased resources, better production values, and exceptional performances.

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