Focus: Africa

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A collection of films made in Africa. Some are exciting action films, the others deal with topics such as politics, conflicts and religions. Explore the collection and expand your knowledge on Africa!

Films in this category

Film Still "The African Cypher"

The African Cypher

Bryan Little 2012 99 Min
“When we dance we find purpose with our bodies.” (Tom …
Film Still "Welcome to Sodom"

Welcome to Sodom

Florian Weigensamer, Christian Krönes 2018 90 Min
Agbogloshi, Accra is the largest electronic waste dump in the …
Man of Africa #2

Man of Africa

Cyril Frankel 1953 71 Min
Records the migration of a Uganda tribe to a foreign …
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The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo

Lisa F. Jackson 2007 76 Min
Shot in the war zones of the Democratic Republic of …
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God Sleeps in Rwanda

Kimberlee Acquaro, Stacy Sherman 2004 28 Min
Uncovering amazing stories of hope in the aftermath of the …
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Kiruna-Kigali

Goran Kapetanovic 2012 15 Min
In the midst of frost and snow, a woman is …
Film Still "Galamsey - For a Fistful of Gold"

Galamsey - For a Fistful of Gold

Johannes Preuss 2017 28 Min
As a young development worker the narrator experienced a gold …
Film Still "Le Ciel, la Terre et L'Homme"

Le Ciel, la Terre et L'Homme

Caroline Reucker 2018 70 Min
„LE CIEL, LA TERRE ET L’HOMME“ tries to get hold …
Film Still "The Sound of Masks"

The Sound of Masks

Sara CF De Gouveia 2018 70 Min
Atanásio Nyusi, a compelling storyteller and legendary Mapiko dancer, takes …
Film Still "The Coffin Salesman"

The Coffin Salesman

Imoh Umoren 2019 72 Min
The Coffin Salesman is a black comedy/satire that holds up …
Film Still "Saint Music"

Saint Music

Dagmawi Zemed 2018 40 Min
Saint Music is a documentary exploring Ethiopian music, its brief …
Film Still "The Wound"

The Wound

John Trengove 2016 88 Min
Xolani, a lonely factory worker, joins the men of his …
Film Still "Rafiki"

Rafiki

Wanuri Kahiu 2018 83 Min
“Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives,” but Kena and …
Film Still "Moffie"

Moffie

Oliver Hermanus 2019 103 Min
The year is 1981 and South Africa’s white minority government …
Film Still "Kinshasa Symphony"

Kinshasa Symphony

Claus Wischmann, Martin Baer 2010 95 Min
Two hundred orchestral musicians are playing Beethoven’s Ninth – “Freude …
Film Still "Canary"

Canary

Christiaan Olwagen 2018 123 Min
Set in South Africa in 1985 against a backdrop of …
Film Still "Liyana"

Liyana

Aaron Kopp, Amanda Kopp 2017 77 Min
A Swazi girl embarks on a dangerous quest to rescue …
Film Still "Lobi Kuna"

Lobi Kuna

Matthias De Groof 2018 45 Min
Photographer Mekhar Kiyoso is in the Africa Museum for a …
Film Still "Nothing is Forgiven"

Nothing is Forgiven

Vincent Coen, Guillaume Vandenberghe 2017 58 Min
This Charlie Hebdo staffer has been filmed since 2011, when …
Film Still "Fonko"

Fonko

Lamin Daniel Jadama, Lars Lovén, Göran Olsson 2014 86 Min
The great music revolutions of our times have come from …
Film Still "Sound of Torture"

Sound of Torture

Keren Shayo 2013 58 Min
Since Europe closed its borders in 2006, thousands of Eritrean …
Film Still "Contradict - Ideas for a New World"

Contradict - Ideas for a New World

Peter Guyer, Thomas Burkhalter 2019 89 Min
Two friends collect money for impoverished Americans in the streets …
Film Still "Easy Lessons"

Easy Lessons

Dorottya Zurbó 2018 78 Min
Kafia is 17 years old. Two years ago, she fled …
Film Still "A Growing Thing"

A Growing Thing

Sarah Gross 2019 92 Min
With only a 5th grade education, Jabulile Ndaba, a tall …
Film Still "Bezness as Usual"

Bezness as Usual

Alex Pitstra 2016 55 Min
Dutch filmmaker Alex Pitstra is 25 years old when he …
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