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Initial DVD release  July 20, 2010
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Country  Canada
6.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Documentary
Music director  Olivier Alary
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Director  Ben Addelman Samir Mallal
Writer  Ben Addelman, Samir Mallal
Release date  2008
Directors  Ben Addelman, Samir Mallal
Cast  Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, Chinedu Ikedieze, Osita Iheme, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Bob-Manuel Udokwu
Similar movies  Welcome to Nollywood (2007), Fierce Light (2008), Sweet Crude (2007), Finding Fela! (2014), Samir Mallal and Ben Addelman directed Nollywood Babylon and Bombay Calling

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Ben Addelman and Samir Mallal examine the growth and problems of the Nigerian film industry the third largest in the world.

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Nollywood Babylon is a 2008 feature documentary film directed by Ben Addelman and Samir Mallal. Produced by the National Film Board of Canada, it is about the explosive popularity of Nigerian movies. The United Kingdom distributor is Dogwoof Pictures.

Nigeria's film industry, Nollywood, is the third-largest in the worldan unstoppable economic and cultural force that has taken the continent by storm and is now bursting beyond the borders of Africa. "Nollywood Babylon" is a feature documentary detailing the industry's phenomenal success. Propelled by a booming 1970s soundtrack of African underground music, the movie presents an electric vision of a modern African metropolis and a revealing look at the powerhouse that is Nigerian cinema.

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