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Nigeria: Nollywood film festival in Paris

Nigeria's film industry is booming. Known as Nollywood,it provides about 1 million jobs and is the country's 2nd biggest employer after agriculture. Our Nicolas Germain went to a film festival here in Paris that celebrates the stars of Nigeria's silver screen. Also at the event today was actress Rita Dominic who tells us a bit about the changes she's seen over her 15 years in the business.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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