Tag: african

Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998) 7.5

Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)

In a little village somewhere in Africa, a boy named Kirikou is born. But he's not a normal boy, because he knows what he wants very well. Also he already can speak and walk. His mother tells him how an evil sorceress ha...

In a Better World (2010) 7.6

In a Better World (2010)

Anton is a doctor who commutes between his home in an idyllic town in Denmark, and his work at an African refugee camp. In these two very different worlds, he and his family are faced with conflicts that lead them to dif...

Gonzo (2008) 7.7

Gonzo (2008)

Fueled by a raging libido, Wild Turkey, and superhuman doses of drugs, Thompson was a true "free lance, " goring sacred cows with impunity, hilarity, and a steel-eyed conviction for writing wrongs. Focusing on the good d...

Call Me Bwana (1963) 5.4

Call Me Bwana (1963)

A returning moon capsule with vital information goes off-course and lands in Africa, where the little-known Ekele tribesmen find it. Washington orders African expert, Matthew Merriwether - an utter fraud and authority on...

Wives on Strike: The Revolution-2019 -

Wives on Strike: The Revolution-2019

After a woman is beaten to death by her husband, her friends gather to take a stand against horrible injustice....

Soul Food-1997 7

Soul Food-1997

Matriarch Mama Joe has held her family together for 40 years around a Sunday dinner of soul food. When diabetes hospitalizes her, the dinners stop and tensions among her three daughters start to break the family apart. T...

Cheetah-1989 6

Cheetah-1989

An American boy and girl, spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must set it loose so that it can learn to hunt and be free. However, when the animal is captu...

Call Me Kuchu-2012 7.6

Call Me Kuchu-2012

In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato - Uganda's first openly gay man - and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat the legislation while combating vicious pe...

Dough-2015 6.2

Dough-2015

Safa Habimana, a Muslim immigrant in Britain who struggles to make ends meet, hopes that she and her troubled teenage son, Ayyash, will reunite with her husband one day. However, with lots of time on his hands, Ayyash wi...

The Dogs of War-1980 6.3

The Dogs of War-1980

Jamie Shannon is a soldier of fortune -- a mercenary who will stage a coup or a revolution for the right price. He is hired by British mining interests to scout out Zangaro, a small African nation with rich mineral depos...

Thirst-2009 7.1

Thirst-2009

Sang-hyun, a priest working for a hospital, selflessly volunteers for a secret vaccine development project intended to eradicate a deadly virus. However, the virus eventually takes over the priest. He nearly dies, but ma...

The Snows of Kilimanjaro-1952 6.2

The Snows of Kilimanjaro-1952

As writer Harry Street lays gravely wounded from an African hunting accident he feverishly reflects on what he perceives as his failures at love and writing. Through his delirium he recalls his one true love Cynthia Gree...

The Invisible Ray-1936 6.6

The Invisible Ray-1936

Visionary scientist Janos Rukh convinces a group of scientists and supporters to mount an expedition to the African continent to locate and study an ancient meteorite of great significance. He exposes himself to the high...

Legionnaire-1998 5.4

Legionnaire-1998

Alain Lefevre is a boxer paid by a Marseille mobster to take a dive. When he wins the fight he attempts to flee to America with the mobster's girlfriend Katrina. This plan fails and he seeks escape by joining the foreign...