Director: Cheick Oumar Sissoko
Running Time: 120 min
This film tells the story of a small West African village ruled by a tyrant and his son. The movie starts and ends as a folk … read more»
All About Darfur
Director: Taghreed Elsanhouri
Country: Sudan and UK
Running Time: 80 min.
Up until now, the perilous situation in Sudan has been seen only from the perspectives of those outside the country. All About Darfur offers an … read more»
Also Known As: Thunderbolt: Magun
Director: Tunde Kelani
Running Time: 105 min.
Language: English, Igbo and Yoruba
Thunderbolt is woven around Ngozi, a young elegant Igbo lady and Yinka a young man of Yoruba origin who … read more»
Tableau Ferraille / Scrap Heap
Director: Moussa Sene Absa
Running Time: 93 min.
Language: French and Wolof
Scrap Heap was filmed in the director’s hometown of Tableau Ferraille. Daam, an idealistic young politician, must choose between the social paradigms exemplified by … read more»
The Price Of Forgiveness / Ndeysaan
Director: Mansour Sora Wade
Country: Senegal / France
Running Time: 90 min.
For many months, a strange mist has enshrouded a small Senegalese fishing village. In this setting, two childhood friends compete for the love of … read more»
Director: Ngozi Onwurah
Country: Nigeria / UK
Running Time: 50 min.
Two young Wakirke women offer opposing attitudes toward the Iria, the ritual by which Nigerian women are recognized as being suitable for marriage.
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Life is Rosy / La Vie Est Belle
Director: Benoît Lamy and Ngangura Mweze
Country: Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo) / Belgium / France
Running Time: 85 min.
La Vie Est Belle takes us inside the vibrant music scene of Kinshasha, Zaire’s exhilarating … read more»
When the Stars Meet the Sea / Quand les Etoiles Rencontrent la Mer
Director: Raymond Rajaonarivelo
Running Time: 85 min.
Language: Malagasy and French
Destiny is the key to belief systems of the Merina people, but Kapila, the crippled hero, embarks on a journey which ultimately leads him … read more»
Director: Violeta Ayala and Daniel Fallshaw
Country: Australia and US
Running Time: 78 min
Language: Spanish, Hassaniya, and English
Ayala and Fallshaw thought they were making a feel-good documentary about family reunions in Western Sahara, a former Spanish … read more»