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NollywoodWeek Paris 2015 Organisers reveal why Jimmy Jean-Louis is festival's ambassador

Organisers of the third edition of the annual NollywoodWeek Paris have revealed why Hollywood actor, Jimmy Jean Louis was chosen as this year's ambassador.

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Organisers of the third edition of the annual NollywoodWeek Paris have revealed why Hollywood actor, Jimmy Jean Louis was chosen as this year's ambassador.

Jimmy is a perfect representation of the open spirit that the festival advocates,” said the festival’s Executive Director, Serge Noukoué.

'After making his mark in the United States playing various roles in Hollywood, he headed to Nigeria where he acted in several movies with this will to contribute to the development this new industry and today, he sports his director’s cap with his documentary, Jimmy Goes to Nollywood, which will be presented on opening night on Thursday June 4th, after Jon Ogah’s opening concert,' Noukoue reeled out.

This year, ten films will be screened for the Parisian audience to discover and eight of those films are in competition to win the Audience Award.

The movies include Thy Will Done, October 1, Ojuju, Love or Something Like That, Gone Too Far, Dazzling Mirage, The Last Three Digits and A Mile From Home

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