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

The African Cypher

Bryan Little 2012 99 Min
“When we dance we find purpose with our bodies.” (Tom …

Welcome to Sodom

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

Nollywood

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

Lusala

Mugambi Nthiga 2019 65 Min
Lusala, a young man rescued from his abusive upcountry home, …

Liyana

Aaron Kopp, Amanda Kopp 2017 77 Min
A Swazi girl embarks on a dangerous quest to rescue …

In Search...

Beryl Magoko 2018 90 Min
A journey to womanhood... As a young girl growing up …

Nothing is Forgiven

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

Fonko

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

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 …

Who Am I?

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

Katutura

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

The Boda Boda Thieves

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

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 …
 

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