Lagos - Jimmy Jean-Louis’ documentary, which explores the world of film in West Africa, is now available on streaming service Netflix, reports Pulse.ng
“Jimmy Goes To Nollywood” sees the Haitian actor speaking with filmmakers and actors in Nigeria and Ghana about the filmmaking industry.
The documentary features interviews with Nigerian actor O.C. Ukeje, actor/producer Akin Omotoso, Ebbe Bassey, 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 Genevieve Nnaji and American actress Lynn Whitfield who starred in AY’s “30 Days in Atlanta”.
It was in “Jimmy Goes To Nollywood” Ghanaian filmmaker Leila Djansi aired her thoughts about the new generation of Nigerian filmmakers and compared Nollywood to Hitler.
The actor is featured in Kunle Afolayan’s upcoming film “The CEO” where he plays the character Jean Marc. Jean-Louis is known for his role as ‘the Haitian’ on “Heroes” and “Heroes Reborn”. He also starred in Tony Abulu’s “Doctor Bello”.
“Jimmy Goes To Nollywood” was produced by Jimmy Jean-Louis and directed by Jean-Louis and Rachid Dhibou.
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