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Ghollywood - Ghana's Film Industry

Following in the footsteps of Nigeria, Ghana also has a thriving film industry referred to as Ghollywood. Since the early 1980s, formally untrained people of various backgrounds took ordinary video cameras, wrote brief scripts, assembled actors and produced full feature films which became successful in Ghana. With help from the GFIC (Ghana Film Industry Corporation) the industry gradually grew in quality and in quantity, releasing an average of 50 video movies per year since the 1990s. Famous actors from Ghollywood include Van Vicker, Kofi Ajorlolo, Nadia Buari and Jackie Appiah.

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