1. Pieter Hugo’s ‘Nollywood’ Releasing over 500 movies per year, the Nigerian film industry is the third largest in the world, Pieter Hugo’s latest body of work, Nollywood, explores this highly individual and idiosyncratic film industry – with its rich history of story-telling, routed in local myths and traditions – through a series of often surreal portraits, where the boundary between documentary and fiction, becomes ever increasingly blurred, leaving the viewer questioning their perception of what is real and what is not.
Image Emeka Onu. Enugu, Nigeria, 2008 
Nollywood is published by Prestel.

    Pieter Hugo’s ‘Nollywood’

    Releasing over 500 movies per year, the Nigerian film industry is the third largest in the world, Pieter Hugo’s latest body of work, Nollywood, explores this highly individual and idiosyncratic film industry – with its rich history of story-telling, routed in local myths and traditions – through a series of often surreal portraits, where the boundary between documentary and fiction, becomes ever increasingly blurred, leaving the viewer questioning their perception of what is real and what is not.

    Image Emeka Onu. Enugu, Nigeria, 2008 

    Nollywood is published by Prestel.

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