Jimmy Jean-Louis‘ documentary, Jimmy Goes To Nollywood, guides us into the heart of a burgeoning cinema in Africa. The popular Haitian actor speaks with filmmakers and actors in Nigeria and Ghana about the filmmaking industry.
Top actors and actresses from both countries respond to questions in the documentary. From Nigerian actor O.C. Ukeje, Genevieve Nnaji actor/producer Akin Omotoso, Ebbe Bassey, to Ghanaian actor Majid Michel, filmmaker Leila Djansi, Ama K. Abebrese.
Lagos born British actor Hakeem Kae-Kazim, American actor Isaiah Washington who starred in Nigerian production “Dr Bello” alongside and American actress Lynn Whitfield who starred in AY’s “30 Days in Atlanta” also featured in the documentary.
The documrntary gained controversial popularity after Ghanaian producer Leila compared Nollywood to Hitler.
Watch teaser below: