IMAX Corporation and Filmhouse Cinemas, Nigeria’s largest chain of movie theaters, today announced an agreement for an IMAX theater to be located in a new construction project in Lagos, the country’s largest city with a population of more than 20 million. The deal, announced at CineEurope, marks the first-ever IMAX agreement in not only Nigeria (continental Africa’s largest economy), but in West Africa overall.
Today’s agreement is part of IMAX’s continued expansion in Africa, where in the past year, IMAX signed its first-ever deal in Angola, and added four new theaters to its network in South Africa.
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Source : Indie Wire, Tambay A. Obenson, June 25th, 2015