List of African films

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The following is a list of African films. It is arranged alphabetically by country of origin.

Algeria[edit]

Angola[edit]

Main article: List of Angolan films

Benin[edit]

Botswana[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
1980The Gods Must Be CrazyJamie Uyscomedythe first of the The Gods Must Be Crazy film series
1989The Gods Must Be Crazy IIJamie Uyscomedypart of the The Gods Must Be Crazy film series

Burkina Faso[edit]

Burundi[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
Ni nde?
1980Ni-Ni
1992Gito l'ingratNgabo Leonce
2010Mugisha

Cameroon[edit]

Cape Verde[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
1988Os Flagelados do Vento Leste (film)António Faria
1994Longshots
1996Ilhéu da Contenda
1997O Testamento do Senhor Napumoceno
1998Fintar o Destino
2000Amílcar Cabraldocumentary
2005Siza, l'architecte et la vieille ville
2006A Ilha dos Escravos

Central African Republic[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
1981Un homme est un homme
1985LengueLéonie Yangba Zowedocumentary short
1985Nzale
1985Yangba bolo
2003Le Silence de la forêt

Chad[edit]

Main article: List of Chadian films

Congo, Democratic Republic of[edit]

Congo, Republic[edit]

Djibouti[edit]

Egypt[edit]

Eritrea[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
Dagmay Hiwet
Fetihe do KimrAweki
Hidrido hadar
Maebel
meAnta
Wetoto
Siqta semayat
2001White HotelDianne Griffin, Tobi Solvangdocumentary

Ethiopia[edit]

Gabon[edit]

Ghana[edit]

Guinea[edit]

Main article: List of Guinean films

Guinea-Bissau[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
1984Fanado
1986N'tturudu
1988Mortu NegaFlora Gomeshistorical drama
1992Udju Azul di Yonta
1994Xime
1995A Mascara
1996Po di Sangui

Ivory Coast[edit]

Main article: List of Ivorian films

Kenya[edit]

Main article: List of Kenyan films

Liberia[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
1995The Word Universe: A Journey to West Africa

Libya[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
1972Lorsque le destin s'acharne
1975Al Tariq
1976Al-Risâlah
1976Mohammad, Messenger of God
(also known at The Message)
Moustapha Akkadbiographical adventure drama
1976Pustinjska ladja
1977Les AmbassadeursNaceur Ktardrama
1981Lion of the DesertMoustapha Akkadbiographical war drama
2007The Last Jews of LibyaVivienne Roumani-Denndocumentary

Madagascar[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
1974Very Remby
1980Fitampoha
1983Dahalo, Dahalo
1987Ilo Tsy Very
1987Le Prix de la paix
1988Tabataba
1989Angano... Angano...
1996Quand les étoiles rencontrent la mer
2004SouliAlexander Abeladrama
2005Mahaleo

Malawi[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
2003Lifecycles: A Story of AIDS in MalawiSierra Bellows, Doug Karrdocumentary

Mali[edit]

Main article: List of Malian films

Mauritania[edit]

Mauritius[edit]

Morocco[edit]

Mozambique[edit]

Namibia[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
1969An Argument About a Marriage
1971Baobab Play
1971Bitter Melons
1989Red ScorpionJoseph Zitoaction adventure
2000Leni Riefenstahl im Sudan
2001Diamonds and RustAdi Barash, Ruthie Shatzdocumentary
2001Imiti ikula
2001Uno's World
2004Bonnie's Momentum
2007Namibia: The Struggle for LiberationCharles Burnettdrama

Niger[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

Rwanda[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
1986Manirafashwa
1987Rwanda, les collines de l'effort
2001100 DaysNick Hughesdrama
2003Histoire de tresses
2004Gardiens de la mémoire
2005Sometimes in AprilRaoul Peckhistorical drama wartelevision film
2007Ikigeragezo cy' ubuzima
2007Munyurangabo
2008Ikigeragezo cy' ubuzima 2
2008Kanyombya
2010Ay'urukundo
2010The ImpactPeter KaranganwaDrama
2010Kanyombya 2
2010Mayibobo
2011Amapingu y'urukundo
2011Gibraltardocumentary
2011Zirara zishyaHabyarimana charlesDrama/comedy
2012IbaraTom Nkusi/Emmy RuzindanaAction
2013RwasaTheo Bizimana
2013Ibara 2Tom NkusiAction
2013SerwakiraTheo Bizimana

São Tomé and Príncipe[edit]

Sierra Leone[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
2000Cry FreetownSorious Samuradocumentary

2005 Blood Diamond Edward Zwick documentary

Somalia[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
1961Love Does Not Know ObstaclesHussein Mabrouk
1984The Somali DarwishSaid Salah
1987Geedka noloshaAbdulkadir Ahmed Said
1992La ConchigliaAbdulkadir Ahmed Said
2003RajoAbdisalam Aato
2006Xaaskayga AraweeloAbdisalam Aato

South Africa[edit]

Sudan[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
2005God Grew Tired of UsChristopher Dillon Quinn, Tommy Walkerdocumentary

Tanzania[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
2001Maangamizi: The Ancient OneMartin Mhando, Ron Mulvihilldrama
2003BongolandJosiah Kibira
2005Maisha Mapya
2006Johari

Togo[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
1972Kouamishort
1979Au rendez-vous du rêve abêtishort documentary
1986The Blooms of Banjelishort documentary
1988Bawinashort
1991AshakaraGérard Louvin
1994Femmes aux yeux ouvertsAnne-Laure Follydocumentary
1996Les OubliéesAnne-Laure Follydocumentary
1999Sarah Maldoror ou la nostalgie de l'utopieAnne-Laure Follydocumentary

Tunisia[edit]

Uganda[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
2001ABC AfricaAbbas Kiarostamidocumentary
2006Invisible Childrenshort documentary
2007Divizionz
2011Hello (2011 film)short
2014Bala Bala Sese

Western Sahara[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
1976Sahara Occidental indépendance ou génocide?Collective directiondocumentarylink
1992Goulili dis-moi ma SoeurCollective directiondocumentary
1999LaliaSilvia Muntshort film
2003Cuentos de la Guerra SaharauiPedro Pérez Rosadodrama
2011WilayaPedro Pérez Rosadodrama
2012La Badil (No Other Choice)Dominic Brownshort documentary
2012Sons of the Clouds: The Last ColonyAlvaro Longoriadocumentary

Zaire[edit]

YearTitleDirectorGenreNotes
1987La Vie est belle
1990Burndown
1992Le Crapaud chez ses beaux-parents
1994Perle noire
1996Le Damier
1996Macadam tribu

Zambia[edit]

Main article: List of Zambian films

Zimbabwe[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]