Focus: Africa

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

Welcome to Sodom

Christian Krönes, Florian Weigensamer 2018 90 Min
Agbogloshi, Accra is the largest electronic waste dump in the …

Easy Lessons

Dorottya Zurbó 2018 78 Min
Kafia is 17 years old. Two years ago, she fled …

A Growing Thing

Sarah Gross 2019 92 Min
With only a 5th grade education, Jabulile Ndaba, a tall …

Bezness as Usual

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

The Lost Café

Kenneth Gyang 2017 76 Min
The film is an uplifting story about a girl’s decision …

Who Am I?

Wanuri Kahiu and Nick Reding 2016 30 Min
In 2007, the violently disputed general election in Kenya divided …

Kati Kati

Mbithi Masya 2016 75 Min
When Kaleche wakes up in the middle of the wilderness, …

Katutura

Florian Schott 2016 102 Min
"Katutura" follows a group of characters experiencing the gravity of …

The Boda Boda Thieves

Donald Mugisha and James Tayler, Yes! That’s Us 2015 85 Min
Even though he is only 15 years old, when his …

The Cursed Ones

Nana Obiri Yeboah & Maximilian Claussen 2015 95 Min
A series of misfortunes lead a West African village to …

Veve

Simon Mukali 2014 94 Min
"Veve" follows the lives of multiple characters trying to find …

Something Necessary

Judy Kibinge 2013 85 Min
"Something Necessary" is a film about a pivotal period in …

Mayfair

Sara Blecher 2018 91 Min
Computer whiz and prodigal son Zaid is on a quest …

It's us

Nick Reding 2013 92 Min
Ni Sisi portrays a typical Kenyan community: a harmonious muddle …

The Dreams of Elibidi

Kamau Wa Ndung'u, Nick Reding 2010 75 Min
‘Ndoto Za Elibidi’ was devised originally as a stage play …

Joe Bullet

Louis de Witt 1973 77 Min
When local soccer team “The Eagles” fall prey to a …

A STORY OF SAHEL SOUNDS

neopan kollektiv 2016 82 Min
Shot on three continents, this film provides an inside look …

COMING OF AGE

Teboho Edkins 2016 61 Min
Coming Of Age is a film that follows teenagers over …

Timbuktu

Abderrahmane Sissako 2014 97 Min
Not far from the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu, proud …

Nairobi Half Life

Tosh Gitonga 2012 96 Min
A young, aspiring actor from upcountry Kenya dreams of becoming …

Much Loved

Nabil Ayouch 2015 104 Min
Noha, Randa, Soukaina, Hlima - just some of the women …

Lamb

Yared Zeleke 2015 90 Min
When Ephraim, an Ethiopian boy, is sent from his homeland …

Far From Men

David Oelhoffen 2014 97 Min
Algeria, 1954. Two very different men thrown together by a …

Benda Bilili!

Florent de La Tullaye, Renaud Barret 2010 84 Min
Summer 2009. Five paraplegics and a young able-bodied teenager light …
 

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