Good times are here for Nigeria’s movie industry as just last week, fast Rising, beautiful and talented Nollywood actress, Uru Eke was featured on CNN’s Inside Africa documentary, this week, another Nollywood giant is going to be featured.
Household name, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen is not new to the spot light. Infact, he’s one of those few movie directors that’ve made Nollywood such a delight and force to be reckoned with. In January of 2009, a Canadian documentary, ‘Nollywood Babylon’ played in the official competition at the Sundance Film Festival, and Lancelot Imaseun had his prints all over it.
Sponsored by Zenith Bank and broadcasted weekly, CNN Inside Africa is a half hour documentary that takes its viewers on a journey, exploring the diversity of different cultures, countries and regions. The show travels to every corner of Africa to experience local challenges, meet outstanding people and explore what makes each place unique.
In this week’s edition, Lancelot Imasuen reveals the success behind the country’s film industry and as an influential Nigerian film director, who else best knows the story and can tell it?