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 …
Kiruan Kigali pressmaterial 10

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 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 "Nollywood"

Nollywood

Johannes Preuss 2020 65 Min
„The second largest film industry in the world“ (UNESCO) is …
Film Still "Lusala"

Lusala

Mugambi Nthiga 2019 65 Min
Lusala, a young man rescued from his abusive upcountry home, …
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 "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 "The Train of Salt and Sugar"

The Train of Salt and Sugar

Licínio Azevedo 2016 93 Min
Mozambique is in the midst of civil war. A single …
Film Still "The Lost Café"

The Lost Café

Kenneth Gyang 2017 76 Min
The film is an uplifting story about a girl’s decision …
Film Still "Who Am I?"

Who Am I?

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

Kati Kati

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

Katutura

Florian Schott 2016 102 Min
"Katutura" follows a group of characters experiencing the gravity of …
Film Still "The Boda Boda Thieves"

The Boda Boda Thieves

Donald Mugisha, James Tayler 2015 85 Min
Even though he is only 15 years old, when his …
Film Still "The Cursed Ones"

The Cursed Ones

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