Burundi (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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In Another Life (2019)

77 min | Documentary

Thirty years ago, filmmaker Philippe de Pierpont met six children who were living on the streets in Burundi and promised to film them until they died. Today, he is meeting them again for ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe de Pierpont | Stars: Assouman, Etu, Innocent, Jean-Marie

Gito, l'ingrat (1992)

90 min

Gito is a young African intellectual returning home from France with numerous academic degrees and ministerial ambitions. Gradually his ambitions are crushed by the daily realities of his ... See full summary »

Director: Léonce Ngabo | Stars: Joseph Kumbela, Marie Bunel, Aoua Sangare, Eric Depreter

Votes: 28

Deo (2014)

21 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

The harrowing story of one young man's escape from the 1993 genocide in Burundi East Africa. Deo Niyizonkiza was a 20 year old medical student when a genocidal civil war began ending life ... See full summary »

Director: Ole Schell

Uncertain Future (2018)

69 min | Documentary

June 2015, Burundi, thousands gather in the streets of Bujumbura to manifest against Pierre Nkurunziza's third mandate. As I film the first acts of violence and the victims therefrom ... See full summary »

Director: Eddy Munyaneza

Journal d'un coopérant (2010)

91 min | Drama

Jean-Marc Phaneuf, an unmarried electrical engineer, travels to Burundi as a volunteer for the NGO Radio du Monde. He finds a country ruined by grinding poverty, famine, war, disease and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Morin | Stars: Jani Alban, Rémi Muhirwa Ciza, Patrice Faye, Chantal Gatore

Votes: 52

We Will Win Peace (2015)

98 min | Documentary | Completed

An American film maker specializing in African advocacy videos goes behind the scenes of humanitarian aid and activism to see the intricacies of good intentions. The unexpected story that ... See full summary »

Director: Seth Chase | Stars: Seth Chase, Séverine Autesserre, Eric Kajemba, Prince Jaime Bourbon-Parma

Votes: 5

30 jours au Burundi (2020– )


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Stars: Amini Cishugi, Adjuvant Kribios, Wilson Masson, Thomas Lusango

Inkingi Z'Ubuntu - The Search for a Common Ground Studio Ijambio (2004)

Documentary, Short

Describes the work of a radio station (Studio Ijambo) in Burundi which brings together Hutu and Tutsi reporters and demonstrates the role of communications media in promoting tribal peace.

Directors: Jean-Pierre Aimé Harerimana, Pascal Nyabubu, Lena Slachmuijlder | Stars: Charles Ndayisenga, Christophe Nkurunziza, Tite Rwasa, Adrien Sindayigaya

Le triomphe de l'amour (2015)

70 min

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Director: Joseph Bitamba

Kubita - Un Jeu De Societe (2011)

40 min | Documentary, Drama, Musical

Under the eyes of guards who have also been their torturers, Burundi's prisoners expose the violence they suffered by turning it into a musical comedy. Kubita is a raw film experience in ... See full summary »

Director: Maria Tarantino

Suzana 2 (2014)

97 min | Romance

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Director: Mpawenimana Juma Jabibu | Stars: Nibigira Bethy, Mpawenimana Juma Jabibu, Munezero Shemsa

Suzana (2011)

91 min | Romance

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Director: Mpawenimana Juma Jabibu | Stars: Mpawenimana Juma Jabibu, Munezero Shemsa

Pigfoot (2010)

7 min | Short, Drama

A porter in Bujumbura tries to make a name for himself by working for a slaughterhouse.

Director: Aster Ntirampeba | Star: Francis Muhire

Oasis of Peace Community Center (2017)

10 min | Documentary, Short

Since 2015, more than 450.000 Burundians have been forced to flee and to seek refuge in neighboring countries (such as Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda). Among them, more than 90.000 are in Rwanda,... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Bitamba | Star: Marguerite Barankitse

The AC Project: To the Ends of the Earth (2014)

94 min | Documentary, Adventure

Through what began as a group of college guys dissatisfied with the pursuit of the American Dream, The AC Project is simply a one-year journey of experimental living. Growing up as ... See full summary »

Director: Brandon Lied | Stars: Matthew Fons, Ethan Matott, Doug Wekenman, Ryan Wekenman

Votes: 6

Umuganuro (1986)

10 min | Animation, Short

Animation and live action short film mixing real characters and puppets telling the story of the annual Umuganuro (sorghum festival), which was a huge display of pomp, festivities, and dances for the royal court of Burundi.

Director: Joseph Bitamba

Vivre séropositif (2001 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

Burundi is one of two countries (with Mali) in East and West Africa where the HIV infection rate has remained stagnant or has risen in the past decade. The documentary focuses on Burundian patients living with AIDS.

Director: Joseph Bitamba

Buyenzi, l'unité dans la diversité (1999)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Joseph Bitamba

Les parcs du Burundi (1992)

30 min | Documentary

Short documentary focusing on the environmental situation and the conservation of nature in the National Parks in the Republic of Burundi.

Director: Joseph Bitamba

Les oubliés vivants (1995)

12 min | Documentary, Short

A short documentary on pygmy people in Burundi produced by the French Cooperation in Bujumbura (Burundi).

Director: Joseph Bitamba

L'armée des anges (2002 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Joseph Bitamba

Demokarasi (2012)

72 min | Documentary, Action, Drama

DEMOKARASI is a journey at the heart of the 2010 electoral race in Burundi, a little East African country, struggling to get out of 16 years of civil war. DEMOKARASI is the story of Alexis ... See full summary »

Director: Marie-Claude Dupont | Stars: Marie-Claude Dupont, Patti Schmidt

Clay Pot Melody

12 min | Documentary, Short | Post-production

In the regional town of Katanning, Western Australia, refugees are being being lured by the promise of work. This is the story of a group of Burundian refugees who are trying their best to ... See full summary »

Director: Coel Healy

Abuse (2008)

7 min | Short

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Director: Didier Armand Ruyuku | Star: Lydia Rusake

La pédophilie (2001 TV Short)

30 min | Documentary, Short

Focuses on the subject of pedophilia in the Republic of Burundi.

Director: Joseph Bitamba

Gezaho (2000)

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Magume (2002)

56 min | Documentary

Buta, southern Burundi. A school, scene of a massacre during the war between Hutus and Tutsis, once more welcomes students of both ethnic groups. These students begin the task of ... See full summary »

Directors: Joachim Gatti, Jean-Baptiste Leroux

Tambours sacrés (2013)

52 min | Documentary

Investigates the sacred and artistic similarities between the Burundian people and the First Nations in Canada.

Director: Joseph Bitamba

Ishure Y'Ubuzima (2005)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Don-Fleury Ndimurukundo | Stars: Jean-Daniel Gerero, Théodosie Girukwishaka, Pamela Kazekare, Nicole Kigoma

Easy Call (2010)

9 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

A young woman's foray into prostitution bring shocking consequences to her family.

Director: Angelo Arakaza | Stars: Lynda Brown Kana, Nadia Harushimana, Francis Muhire, Baltazar Mukenuzi

The Return of Old Man Kabura (2010)

7 min | Short, Biography, Drama

An 82-year-old refugee comes home to Burundi and tries to rebuild his life after 38 years in exile.

Director: Patrick Ngendakumana

Students Activities in Mahama Camp (2017)

6 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Joseph Bitamba | Stars: Emery Emerimana, Alexis Irakoze, Moise Iteriteka, Mélissa Ndayishimiye

Home Free (2009)

22 min | Documentary, Short

In 1972, civil war and ethnic massacres forced hundreds of thousands of Burundians from their homes. Most fled to Tanzania, where they would live as refugees for generations. Thirty ... See full summary »

Directors: Christopher Redmond, Raymond Kalisa, Jessie Thomson

Welcome Home (VII) (2014)

25 min | Short, Drama

Olivier's family have been repatriated from Amsterdam to Burundi. Convinced that he will go back soon, as his friend from the Dutch consulate has promised, Olivier tells everyone they are here on holiday.

Director: Joseph Ndayisenga | Stars: Marvella A. Ishimwe, Edwige Mbonimpa, Freddy Sabimbona

Nzokira Ntevye, Umuhungu Wizuba N'Ukwezi (2007)

70 min | Drama

A village is assaulted by rebels. Everybody flees except for little Fabrice. He is first taken care of by the government army but subsequently dressed in uniform. With other children he is ... See full summary »

Directors: Jean-Pierre Aimé Harerimana, Evode Nduwimana

Revivre à Kinama (1999)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Joseph Bitamba | Star: Idri

Nothing's the Same (2008)

10 min | Short

Anémone, a girl raised with strict Christian values, must deal with a harsh new reality on the eve of her wedding.

Director: Linda Kamuntu | Stars: Abdul Karim Bakundukize, Sarah Bitupwa, Nadia Harushimana, Linda Kamuntu

Votes: 14

Non au troisième mandat (2017)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Joseph Bitamba

Histoire du Burundi (2010)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Léonce Ngabo

Le meilleur choix (2001)


Covers peace and reconciliation processes in the Republic of Burundi.

Director: Evode Nduwimana

Ishyaka, la volonté de vivre (2016)

57 min | Documentary

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Director: Joseph Bitamba

Les femmes de chez Le Gentil (1999)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Joseph Bitamba

Reveal Yourself (2008)

10 min | Short

Congolese refugees camped out in the city of Bujumbura are either ignored or feared by those who pass by. One day. a five dollar bill forces these worlds to collide in unexpected ways.

Director: Ginette Mahoro | Star: Linda Kamuntu

Kamenge, Northern Quarters (2010)

59 min | Documentary, War

Kamenge, Northern Quarters is the picture of a whole country, Burundi, which asks for freedom and justice, the ideals Alexis Sinduhije is fighting for. The Northern Quarters of the capital ... See full summary »

Directors: Manu Gerosa, Salva Muñoz

Bang for Your Buck (2010)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

In post conflict Burundi one thing remains affordable to all: the grenade. Journalist Teddy Mazina follows the stories behind the headlines of never-ending explosive lethal attacks. The ... See full summary »

Director: Seth Chase | Star: Teddy Mazina

Inarugo (1995)

25 min | Documentary, Short

A short documentary focusing on the status of women in the Republic of Burundi.

Director: Joseph Bitamba

Mission: Montreal (2010)

9 min | Short, Drama

Lionel sells out his family and friends in a desperate attempt to move to Canada.

Director: Natcha Songore | Stars: Angelo Arakaza, Francis Muhire

Bigger Plans (2008)

11 min | Short

Moma is a young man who dreams of being an architect to build a better life for him and his family.

Director: Cynthia Niyonsaba

Knock Knock (Who's Dead?) (2010)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

A morbid comedy following one man's botched attempts to earn a living by collecting the dead.

Star: Caporal Mugabonumuhto

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