|Characters||Lions, Hired assassins, Strong women|
Battle-hardened O’Hara leads a lively mercenary team of soldiers on a daring mission: rescue hostages from their captors in remote Africa. But as the mission goes awry and the team is stranded, O’Hara’s squad must face a bloody, brutal encounter with a gang of rebels.
|Characters||Dogs, Teachers, Birds|
Gabriel, aged 10, lives in a comfortable ex-pat neighborhood in Burundi, his ‘small country’. Gabriel is a normal kid, happy, carefree and having adventures with his friends and little sister. Then in 1993, tensions in neighboring Rwanda spill over, threatening his family and his innocence.
Checco is a young Apulian entrepreneur dreamer who has opened a sushi restaurant in his Apulia. However, after one month, the restaurant went bankrupt and he chose to emigrate to Africa to escape from debt. Here he adapts to being a waiter in a resort in Kenya, but at the outbreak of a civil war he decides to embark on a stowaway trip on a boat for migrants to Europe and chooses to do it with his African friends. However, he would not like to return to Italy, but rather to go to Liechtenstein where banking secrecy is in force and there is a lower tax burden than in Italy.
|Place||Sea, Trains, Beach, Night Clubs|
Along the Atlantic coast, a soon-to-be-inaugurated futuristic tower looms over a suburb of Dakar. Ada, 17, is in love with Souleiman, a young construction worker. But she has been promised to another man. One night, Souleiman and his co-workers leave the country by sea, in hope of a better future. Several days later, a fire ruins Ada’s wedding and a mysterious fever starts to spread. Little does Ada know that Souleiman has returned.
|Mark||8.6 (imdb: 7.6)|
|Characters||Poor, Dogs, Students, Teachers|
|Plot||Survival, Hunger, On real events, Fate, Radio, Justice, Freedom|
|Place||Small cities, School|
|Style||To cry, Heavy, Depressive|
Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine.
|Mark||6.8 (imdb: 6.9)|
|Characters||Animals, Lions, Family, Kings|
|Plot||Survival, Fate, Adventure, Rivalry, Dancing|
|Style||Disney, For children, Action, Touching, Unexpected ending|
Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.
|Characters||Actors, Childrens, Celebrities|
|Style||Touching, Light, Fascinating, Cute|
From his village in northern Senegal, Yao is a 13-year-old boy ready to do anything to meet his hero: Seydou Tall, a famous French actor. Invited to Dakar to promote his new book, the latter goes to his country of origin for the first time. To fulfill his dream, the young Yao organizes his fugue and brave 387 kilometers alone to the capital. Touched by this child, the actor decides to flee his obligations and to accompany him home. But on the dusty and uncertain roads of Senegal, Seydou understands that while rolling towards the village of the child, it also rolls towards its roots.
|Characters||Single mothers, Babies, Widows|
Adam, an awkward teen, spends a summer with his older sister, who is part of New York City's lesbian and trans activist scene. He meets the girl of his dreams but can't figure out how to tell her he's not the trans man she thinks he is.
|Mark||7.6 (imdb: 7.3)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, drama, adventure|
|Country||USA, South Africa, South Korea, Australia|
|Characters||Superhero, Princesses, Warriors, Dogs, Spy, Thieves, Kings, Strong women, Panther|
|Plot||Revenge, Technology, Martial Arts, Chase|
|Place||Jungle, Aircraft, Village|
|Style||Marvel, Oscars, Tense|
King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne by factions within his own country as well as without. Using powers reserved to Wakandan kings, T'Challa assumes the Black Panther mantel to join with girlfriend Nakia, the queen-mother, his princess-kid sister, members of the Dora Milaje (the Wakandan 'special forces') and an American secret agent, to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a world war.
|Genre||thriller, drama, adventure, detective|
|Characters||Sisters, Lifeguards, Reporters|
|Plot||Abduction, Weapon, Missing people|
Laura has spent years looking for her sister Sara who went missing in the depths of the jungle in the Congo. Neither the NGO she works for, nor the embassy, have news on her whereabouts until a photo appears of Sara in a mining town. Apparently, Sara is being held captive by The Hawk, the fearsome rebel leader who controls the mafias behind the prized mineral coltan.
|Mark||7 (imdb: 7.2)|
|Genre||melodrama, drama, biography|
|Characters||Horses, Artists, Jews, Military, Actors, Single mothers, Writers|
|Plot||Dancing, Weapon, Snow, On real events|
|Place||France, Sea, Aircraft, Trains, Hotels, Beach, Mexico|
From his childhood in Poland to his adolescence in Nice to his years as a student in Paris and his tough training as a pilot during World War II, this tragi-comedy tells the romantic story of Romain Gary, one of the most famous French novelists and sole writer to have won the Goncourt Prize for French literature two times.
|Characters||Robots, Doctors, Gangsters, Aliens, Soldier, Special Forces|
|Plot||Adventure, Survival, Death, Cars|
|Time||Future, Post apocalypse|
The story of humankind's last stand against a cataclysmic alien invasion. Set in the war-ravaged African countryside, a U.S. soldier and a French foreign aid worker team up to survive the alien onslaught. Their bond will be tested as they search for refuge across a crumbling world.
|Mark||9.6 (imdb: 7.2)|
|Genre||melodrama, drama, biography|
|Characters||Newlyweds, Disabled people, Dogs, Horses|
|Plot||Time travel, Wedding, Dancing, Love, Money, Chess, Viruses, Loneliness, On real events|
|Place||England, Hotels, Party, Prison, Aircraft|
|Style||To cry, Heavy, Touching|
Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.
|Characters||Warriors, Soldier, Military, Lawyers, Spy, Horses, Businessmen, Hackers, Snipers, Presidential|
|Plot||Death, Martial Arts, Money, Technology|
|Place||Hotels, Ships, Deserts|
Yan Jian, a young Chinese IT engineer who volunteers to go to North Africa and help the company he works for to win a competition. The winner can own the right to control the communication between south and north. French spy Michael works for the West. His boss ordered him to go to the North Africa and win the competition, and they can control the great mineral resources of Africa. He hired the best mercenary in Africa whose name is Lauder and a former general Kabbah to help him. Yan has discovered their conspiracy, he is the only one who can stop them.
|Country||United Kingdom, France, Germany, Zambia|
|Plot||Justice, Freedom, Slavery|
Convicted of witchcraft, 8-year-old Shula is brought to live in a penal colony where witches do hard labor in service of the government in this ravishing and revelatory feature debut. I Am Not a Witch is the rare satire that inspires laughter and tears within the span of a single scene.
|Genre||drama, biography, sport|
|Country||USA, South Africa|
|Characters||Parents, Poor, Childrens|
|Plot||Happiness, Dreams, Chess, Supernatural, Fate, Chase, On real events|
|Place||USA, Parallel worlds, Small cities|
|Style||Light, Inspirational, Interesting|
A young girl overcomes her disadvantaged upbringing in the slums of Uganda to become a Chess master.
|Genre||action, thriller, drama, military|
|Country||Republic of Ireland, South Africa|
|Plot||War, Political, Power, Freedom, Revenge, Survival, Justice, Uprising, On real events|
|Style||Tense, Action, Disturbing, Interesting|
Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan leads a stand off with troops against French and Belgian Mercenaries in the Congo during in the early 1960s.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, biography, history|
|Characters||Lawyers, Poor, Presidential, Fathers|
|Plot||Love, Political, Art, Cars, On real events|
|Place||USA, College, Office|
Chronicles a single day in the summer of 1989 when the future president of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady on an epic first date across Chicago's South Side.
|Mark||5 (imdb: 6.2)|
|Genre||action, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom, Canada|
|Characters||Monkeys, Kings, Snipers, Hunters, Crocodiles|
|Plot||Death, Martial Arts, Survival, Expeditions, Slavery, Chase|
|Place||Jungle, Mountains, Ships, Village|
Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 6.9)|
|Genre||melodrama, drama, biography|
|Country||Czech Republic, United Kingdom, USA|
|Characters||Kings, Horses, Sisters, Photographers, Singers|
|Plot||Love, Dreams, Dancing, Boxing, Political, Fog, On real events|
|Place||London, Aircraft, Trains, England, Hotels, Party|
The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.
|Mark||7.8 (imdb: 7.7)|
|Characters||Mothers, Fathers, Soldier, Military|
|Plot||Adventure, Weapon, Relationship, War, Survival, Justice|
|Style||Depressive, Atmospheric, Action, Heavy, Tense|
A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country. Follows the journey of a young boy, Agu, who is forced to join a group of soldiers in a fictional West African country. While Agu fears his commander and many of the men around him, his fledgling childhood has been brutally shattered by the war raging through his country, and he is at first torn between conflicting revulsion and fascination Depicts the mechanics of war and does not shy away from explicit, visceral detail, and paints a complex, difficult picture of Agu as a child soldier.
|Genre||horror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure, western|
|Country||USA, South Africa|
|Plot||Adventure, Supernatural, Death|
The giant, man-eating Graboids are back and even deadlier than before, terrorizing the inhabitants of a South African wildlife reserve as they attack from below-and above.
|Mark||8.6 (imdb: 5.8)|
|Genre||action, thriller, drama, crime, detective|
|Country||USA, Spain, United Kingdom, France|
|Characters||Killers, Doctors, Friends, Hired assassins, Spy, Heroes|
|Plot||Love, Revenge, Chase, Rivalry, Skirmishes, Death, Martial Arts|
|Style||Exciting, Heavy, Disturbing, For men|
Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his life, Terrier flies to London to find out who wants him dead -- and why. Terrier's search leads him to a reunion with Annie, a woman he once loved, who is now married to an oily businessman with dealings in Africa.
|Mark||4 (imdb: 7.1)|
|Style||Makes me think, Gloomy|
A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed. A look at the brief occupation of Timbuktu by militant Islamic rebels.
|Mark||8.6 (imdb: 6.5)|
|Characters||Family, Tourists, Fathers|
|Style||Light, To cry, Cute|
After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attractions grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship.
|Mark||7.6 (imdb: 7.4)|
|Country||Kenya, India, USA|
|Plot||Survival, War, On real events|
|Style||Heavy, Fascinating, Touching|
A young refugee of the Sudanese Civil War who wins a lottery for relocation to the United States with three other lost boys. Encountering the modern world for the first time, they develop an unlikely friendship with a brash American woman assigned to help them, but the young man struggles to adjust to this new life and his feelings of guilt about the brother he left behind.
|Genre||documentary, biography, history|
|Country||France, Brazil, Italy|
During the last forty years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever changing humanity. He has witnessed the major events of our recent history ; international conflicts, starvations and exodus… He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of the wild fauna and flora, of grandiose landscapes : a huge photographic project which is a tribute to the planet's beauty. Sebastião's Salgado's life and work are revealed to us by his son, Juliano, who went with him during his last journeys, and by Wim Wenders, a photographer himself.
|Mark||4 (imdb: 7.2)|
|Genre||drama, western, military|
|Plot||Survival, Uprising, Travel|
|Style||Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating|
A French teacher in a small Algerian village during the Algerian War forms an unexpected bond with a dissident who is ordered to be turned in to the authorities.
|Mark||6.6 (imdb: 7.1)|
|Genre||drama, biography, history|
|Country||United Kingdom, South Africa|
|Plot||Uprising, On real events|
|Style||Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think|
A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
|Genre||thriller, drama, crime|
|Country||France, South Africa|
|Style||Disturbing, Action, Heavy|
As a child, Ali Neuman narrowly escaped being murdered by Inkhata, a militant political party at war with Nelson Mandela's African National Congress. Only he and his mother survived the carnage of those years. But as with many survivors, the psychological scars remain.
|Mark||3 (imdb: 6.4)|
|Plot||Expeditions, Volcanoes, Adventure, Treasures|
Chander Pahar follows Shankar Choudhury, a 20 year-old that takes a job working for the Uganda Railway, and winds up quitting his job in search of diamonds and the Kenya's Mountain of the Moon. Based on the popular Bengali adventure novel of the same name.
|Mark||2 (imdb: 6.3)|
|Style||Soulful, Touching, Atmospheric, Fascinating|
When 17-year-old Ben visits his father Heinrich in Marrakech, it is the start of an adventurous journey through a foreign country with a picturesque charm and a rough beauty where everything appears possible — including the chance that father and son will lose each other for good, or find one another again.
|Mark||6 (imdb: 6.1)|
|Country||Nigeria, United Kingdom|
|Style||Makes me think, Depressive, Fascinating|
An epic love story: Olanna and Kainene are glamorous twins, living a privileged city life in newly independent 1960s Nigeria. The two women make very different choices of lovers, but rivalry and betrayal must be set aside as their lives are swept up in the turbulence of war.
|Style||Soulful, Touching, Gloomy|
A 25 year old young man with dreams of becoming a dancer despite the fact that he's paralyzed from the waist down. His dreams are shattered when his uncle falls seriously ill. To save him, he decides to go work for petrol traffickers.
|Genre||action, thriller, drama|
|Country||USA, South Africa, Germany|
|Style||Exciting, Disturbing, For men|
On a family trip in the African desert, a research scientist unintentionally travels off course and is brutally murdered by an arms dealer. His girlfriend is put to the ultimate survival test as she attempts to evade the killers and protect his teenage daughter.
|Genre||comedy, adventure, family, cartoon|
|Characters||Losers, Heroes, Friends, Family, Partners, Zebras|
|Style||Touching, Exciting, Fascinating|
A half-striped zebra is blamed for the drought and leaves his herd in search of his missing stripes. He is joined on his quest by an overprotective wildebeest and a flamboyant ostrich; they defeat the tyrannical leopard and save his herd.
|Genre||adventure, family, cartoon|
|Characters||Heroes, Family, Dinosaurs|
|Plot||Adventure, Rivalry, Power|
One of the most classic and revered stories of all time, Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan returns to the big screen for a new generation. Tarzan and Jane face a mercenary army dispatched by the evil CEO of Greystoke Energies, a man who took over the company from Tarzan's parents, after they died in a plane crash in the African jungle.
|Characters||Musicians, Friends, Horses|
|Style||Soulful, Touching, Fascinating|
Ginger Baker is known for playing in Cream and Blind Faith, but the world's greatest drummer didn’t hit his stride until 1972, when he arrived in Nigeria and discovered Fela Kuti's Afrobeat. After leaving Nigeria, Ginger returned to his pattern of drug-induced self-destruction, and countless groundbreaking musical works, eventually settling in South Africa, where the 73-year-old lives with his young bride and 39 polo ponies. This documentary includes interviews with Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Carlos Santana and more. Beware of Mr. Baker! With every smash of the drum is a man smashing his way through life.
|Country||Portugal, Germany, Brazil, France, Spain|
Lisbon, Portugal, 2010. Pilar, a pious woman devoted to social causes, maintains a peculiar relationship with her neighbor Aurora, a temperamental old woman obsessed with gambling who lives tormented by a mysterious past.
|Country||Austria, Germany, France|
|Style||Soulful, Makes me think|
On the beaches of Kenya they're known as "Sugar Mamas" -- European women who seek out African boys selling love to earn a living. Teresa, a 50-year-old Austrian and mother of a daughter entering puberty, travels to this vacation paradise. She goes from one Beach Boy to the next, from one disappointment to the next and finally she must recognize: On the beaches of Kenya love is a business.
Two sworn enemies, Boetie (Leon Schuster) and Beast (Kenneth Nkosi) are forced to do a road trip together on foot, only to discover that they have been conned into being part of a TV reality show.
|Mark||8.6 (imdb: 6.7)|
|Genre||action, thriller, crime, detective|
|Country||USA, South Africa, Japan|
|Characters||Special agents, CIA, Spy, Partners|
|Plot||Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Conspiracies|
|Style||Heavy, Exciting, Disturbing, For men|
A dangerous CIA renegade resurfaces after a decade on the run. When the safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead.
|Mark||8.2 (imdb: 6.8)|
|Genre||comedy, adventure, family, cartoon|
|Characters||Zebras, Lions, Animals, Family, Dogs, Friends, Penguin|
Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French animal-control officer Capitaine Chantel DuBois picks up their scent, Alex and company are forced to hide out in a traveling circus.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 5.8)|
|Genre||comedy, adventure, family, cartoon|
|Characters||Heroes, Family, Friends, Birds|
Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia" where he discovers the truth about his origins and, in defending the city, learns how to be part of a community
|Mark||2 (imdb: 8.2)|
|Genre||documentary, music, biography|
|Country||Sweden, United Kingdom, Finland|
|Plot||Music, Fate, Happiness, On real events|
|Style||Touching, Fascinating, To cry|
Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock 'n' roller, Rodriguez. The film won Best Documentary at the 85th Academy Awards.
|Characters||Cats, Family, Lions, Crocodiles, Zebras, Elephants|
|Plot||Rivalry, Adventure, Survival|
African Cats captures the real-life love, humor and determination of the majestic kings of the savanna. The story features Mara, an endearing lion cub who strives to grow up with her mother’s strength, spirit and wisdom; Sita, a fearless cheetah and single mother of five mischievous newborns; and Fang, a proud leader of the pride who must defend his family from a once banished lion.
|Country||United Kingdom, Australia, USA, South Africa|
|Plot||Political, Freedom, Prison Break, On real events|
|Style||Atmospheric, Action, Tense, Disturbing, Makes me think, By books|
South Africa, 1978. Tim Jenkin and Stephen Lee, two white political activists from the African National Congress imprisoned by the apartheid regime, put a plan in motion to escape from the infamous Pretoria Prison.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Place||New York, Nature|
|Style||Touching, Soulful, Light, Cute|
When her husband abruptly ends their marriage, empty nester Kate embarks on a solo second honeymoon in Africa, finding purpose and potential romance.