Pieter Hugo has won the Discovery Award 2008 at the Rencontres d’Arles festival (8 July – 14 September 2008). He is also the winner of the KLM Paul Huf Award 2008, and as part of his prize will have a solo exhibition at Foam_Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam from 5 September to 2 November (for more info: www.foam.nl). [...]
This Is Nollywood tells the story of the Nigerian film industry—a revolution enabling Africans with few resources to tell African stories to African audiences. Despite all odds, Nigerian directors produce between 500 and 1,000 movies a year. The disks sell wildly all over the continent—Nollywood actors have become stars from Ghana to Zambia.