If I made a short film documenting 180 Days at my job, it would be 178 shots of my computer screen, and 2 of my toes poking out of my bed cover while I was faking a sick day. The production crew for the WSL have it fucking made, if you ask me.
Photographer Mike Magers heard that boys in Haiti had started riding waves on wooden planks, using any means necessary to get on the water. An aid worker who also happened to be a surfer discovered them, secured boards for them, and started teaching them the fundamentals. Out of that initial effort, Surf Haiti was born.
Nollywood filmmakers don't have the money & access that other filmmakers have. They're using their own techniques to tell their own stories on their own dime that portray their own quintessentially African world.