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Onookome Okome, Professor of Popular Culture and Film Studies at the University of Alberta, Canada, has taught film, literature and popular culture in universities across Europe, Africa and Canada. He was in Lagos as visiting scholar at the Pan African University, Nollywood Study Centre, Lagos. In this interview with NKRUMAH BANKONG-OBI, the scholar explains why he collaborated with other academics to establish a centre for the Nigerian film industry.