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Liberia’s 2014 Ebola epidemic fostered the emergence of a homegrown film industry. The borders were closed, stopping imports of Nigerian pirate films. Across the country, ordinary people suddenly became actors, camera operators and directors. Hundreds of films were made in the space of a year.