Nollywood takes center stage at the Toronto International Film Festival

Story highlights

  • Lagos has been chosen as part of the Toronto International Film Festival's 'City to City' programme.
  • Eight films directed by Nigerian filmmakers will be featured
  • "It's about time Nigeria started getting the right kind of attention," says TIFF International Rising Star Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama
  • Nollywood is the second largest film