AFRICAN DOCUMENTARIES

THE 600: THE SOLDIERS’ STORY

THE 600: THE SOLDIERS’ STORY

Directed By Richard Hall, Laurent BassetProduced By Annette UwizeyeUSA/RWANDA,  2019 The dramatic and little known story of a group of opposition soldiers trapped behind enemy lines at the outset of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda in 1994....

FUTURE

FUTURE

Director: Mohamed NajibWriter: Mohamed NajibProducer: Aldaw Gardood It is a (Docudrama) about a Sudanese American girl who came to Sudan to write about the effective characters, she calls Adam who disagrees about everything. He narrates to her inspiring...

MAROC: L’INNOCENCE SACRIFIEE

MAROC: L’INNOCENCE SACRIFIEE

Director: Farid Dms DebahMorocco, 2017 In 2014, the Minister of Justice of Morocco registered 5 750 sexual assaults from pedophiles nationally. For the associations fighting this scourge, the number of cases could be 4 times more important. Since the...

IN SEARCH

IN SEARCH

Director: Beryl Magoko Cinematographer: Jule Katinka Cramer Editor: Fani Schoinopoulou BFS Germany, Kenya  2018 As a young girl growing up in a rural village in Kenya, Beryl thought that all women in the world have to be “circumcised” by going through...

TALKING ABOUT TREES

TALKING ABOUT TREES

Director: Suhaib GasmelbariWriter: Suhaib GasmelbariFrance | Sudan | Chad | Germany | Qatar, 2019 Four older Sudanese filmmakers with passion for film battle to bring cinema-going back to Sudan, not without resistance. Their 'Sudanese Film Club' have...

WHITE NEGRO

WHITE NEGRO

Director: Cheikh N'diayeWriter: Cheikh N'diayeProducer: Alexis TaillantFrance/Cameroon 2015 Choqué, en colère contre les atrocités commises sur les albinos africains, le conteur camerounais Léonard I De Semnjock décide de remonter le fleuve Nkam à la...

IMARA

IMARA

Director: Samuel WanjohiWriter: Samuel WanjohiProducer: Nicholas WambuguKenya, 2017 Samuel Mwangi, a young professional Kenyan cyclist, is faced with the challenge of undertaking his career with one leg after the other one got amputated as a result of a...

DAWA (A CALL TO GOD)

DAWA (A CALL TO GOD)

Director: Malick KONATEProducer: Gideon VINKMali, 2018 The Islamic movement Dawa has established itself in Mali by proclaiming a return to the sources of Islam. When in 2012, an Islamist rebellion takes control of northern Mali to impose the sharia law, we...

BIRTH OF A NATION, CHILDREN OF AZANIA

BIRTH OF A NATION, CHILDREN OF AZANIA

Director: Madu DubeWriter/Producer: Madu DubeSouthe Africa, 2017 Birth of a Nation, Children of Azania is a 75 minutes’ documentary about the born free generation of South Africa and their struggle with education in the developing country. Sparked by the...

ABUSED

ABUSED

Director: Susan Kargbo Producer: Hazel ChandlerSierra Leone, 2019 In the provinces of Sierra Leone domestic abuse against women is high. . The law protects but culture does not, women are regarded as a man's property. Filmmaker Susan Kargbo follows Hawa...

SUNSET IN MAKOKO

SUNSET IN MAKOKO

Director Allen OnyigeWriter: Amba IdongesitProducer: Allen OnyigeNigeria, 2019 This is a documentary that takes us into the largest floating slum in Africa (Makoko) where regardless of how much despair is in this village, its community strive, live in joy...

BADAGRY: THE JOY OF RETURN

BADAGRY: THE JOY OF RETURN

DIRECTOR: Ronke MacaulayNigeria, 2019 'Badagry: the Joy of Return' features a visit to the ancient city on the Atlantic Coast of Lagos State, by a multicultural group from Diaspora led by Hon. Abike Dabiri - under the auspices of the Africa Door of Return...

LE LOUP D’OR DE BALOLE

LE LOUP D’OR DE BALOLE

DIRECTOR: Chloé Aïcha BoroBurkina-Faso France, 2019 In the heart of Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, a granite quarry where nearly 2,500 people, men, women and children, work in Dantesque conditions to find the scarce resources that allow them to...

SUR LES TRACES DE MAMADY ABDOULAYE

SUR LES TRACES DE MAMADY ABDOULAYE

Director: Amina Abdoulaye MamaniProduction : Cinedoc Films (France) I Diam Production (Burkina Faso)Coproduction : 8 Mont-Blanc, Tele Paese (France)France/Burkina Faso - 2018  Who still remembers Abdoulaye Mamani?Determined activist and trade unionist,...

THE SOUND OF MASKS

THE SOUND OF MASKS

Directed and filmed by: Sara CF de GouveiaFeaturing: Atanásio Cosme NyusiProduced by: Sara CF de Gouveia, Pandora da Cunha Telles, Pablo Iraola, Julia RamsayMozambique, 2018 Atanásio Nyusi, a compelling storyteller and legendary Mapiko dancer, takes us on...