Congo (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating

Heart of Africa (2020)

90 min | Drama

A Congolese man runs from a terrible accident and finds himself at a revolutionary camp, where he is told that he has a great destiny. Now, he must face his fears and his shame, but also his magnificent possibilities.

Director: Tshoper Kabambi | Stars: Brandon Ray Olive, Moyindo Mpongo, Ada Ilunga, Paradis Mananga

Virunga (2014)
8.2
95 metascore

Virunga (2014)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, War

A team of brave individuals risk their lives to protect the last mountain gorillas.

Director: Orlando von Einsiedel | Stars: André Bauma, Emmanuel de Merode, Mélanie Gouby, Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo

Votes: 9,403

Unseen Enemy (2017)

97 min | Documentary

Unseen Enemy is a feature-length documentary about the threat of epidemics in the 21st century and what we can do to fight them.

Director: Janet Tobias | Stars: Larry Brilliant, John Connor, Decontee Davis, Veronica Maria Dos Santos

Votes: 173

The Protectors (II) (2017)

8 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

Oscar-winning director Kathyrn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty, The Hurt Locker) and VR creator Imraan Ismail (The Displaced, Valen's Reef) have co-directed The Protectors, a VR short documentary... See full summary »

Directors: Kathryn Bigelow, Imraan Ismail

Votes: 22

City of Joy (2016)

74 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

This film follows the first class of students at a remarkable leadership center in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a region often referred to as "the worst place in the world to ... See full summary »

Director: Madeleine Gavin | Stars: Christine Schuler-Deschryver, Denis Mukwege Mukengere, Eve Ensler, Jane Mukunilwa

Votes: 345

This is Congo (2017)
7.7
75 metascore

This is Congo (2017)

TV-MA | 93 min | Documentary, History, War

An unfiltered look in to the lives of 3 characters surviving amongst the most recent cycle of conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, otherwise known as the M23 rebellion.

Director: Daniel McCabe

Votes: 249 | Gross: $0.00M

Congo: The Grand Inga Project (2013)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

CONGO: The Grand Inga Project chronicles kayak icon Steve Fisher as he and a team of the bravest and most talented paddlers on earth tackle a first descent of the Inga Rapids, a deadly ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Fisher | Stars: Kara Blackmore, Tyler Bradt, Steve Fisher, Evan Garcia

Votes: 118

Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America (2019)

84 min | Documentary

Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America follows the stories of LGBT refugees and asylum seekers from Africa and the Middle East as they flee persecution in their countries of origin to seek better and safer lives in the U.S.

Director: Tom Shepard

Votes: 7

35 Cows and a Kalashnikov (2014)

83 min | Documentary

35 COWS AND A KALASHNIKOV is a film about African pride. Directed by Oswald von Richthofen and produced by Roland Emmerich, two old film school friends. It is not a classical documentary ... See full summary »

Directors: Oswald von Richthofen, Gernot Aschoff | Stars: Bar Jala, Kuwedo, Regole, Tanga

Votes: 61

Searching for Hell (2015)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Drama, Mystery

Prepare yourself for a unique cinematic experience. "Searching For Hell" - world's first feature - length documentary screened and distributed in virtual reality cinema - will take you on a... See full summary »

Directors: Darek Barecki, James Kenney, Gloria Kurnik, Yuki Nakamura, Pawel Nazaruk, Tomasz Adamski

Votes: 14

Lumumba: La mort du prophète (1990)

Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Documentary about African political leader Patrice Lumumba, who was Prime Minister of Zaire (now Congo) when he was assassinated in 1961.

Director: Raoul Peck | Star: Patrice Lumumba

Votes: 112

10%: What Makes a Hero? (2013)

88 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

Award-winning director Yoav Shamir (Defamation, Checkpoint) sets out on an entertaining and insightful international quest, exploring the notion of heroism through a multi-faceted lens. ... See full summary »

Director: Yoav Shamir | Stars: Yoav Shamir, Philip Zimbardo

Votes: 544

Access to the Danger Zone (2012)

Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary, History, War

Access to the Danger Zone is a film narrated by Daniel Day-Lewis about victims of war and their need for humanitarian aid. It describes the difficulties and dangers humanitarian ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Casaer, Eddie Gregoor | Star: Daniel Day-Lewis

Votes: 22

Congo Calling (2019)

90 min | Documentary

Three Europeans in the crisis zone of eastern Congo. They want to help, but their situation is complicated. Three personal perspectives on coexistence and cooperation between Europe and ... See full summary »

Director: Stephan Hilpert

Votes: 10

Silent Forests (2019)

109 min | Documentary

SILENT FORESTS takes audiences into the heart of Africa's Congo Basin to meet the men and women trying to save the forest elephant from extinction.

Director: Mariah Wilson

Votes: 9

Saloum (2020)

Horror, Thriller | Post-production

2003, three mercenaries extracting a druglord out of Guinea-Bissau are forced to hide in the mystical region of Saloum, Senegal.

Director: Jean Luc Herbulot | Stars: Yann Gael, Roger Sallah, Mentor Ba, Bruno Henry

My Body Is Not A Weapon (2019)

39 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege heals and uplifts survivors of conflict-driven rape - more than 52,000 have been treated at Panzi Hospital. In this debut film by Platon, the ... See full summary »

Director: Platon | Stars: Furaha Ambika, Darcy Ataman, Divine Baguma, Ombeni Balibuno

The Prosecutors (2018)

96 min | Documentary

The Prosecutors is a feature-length documentary that tells the story of three dedicated lawyers who fight to ensure that rape in war is not met with impunity. Filmed over five years on ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Thomas | Stars: Amani Kahatwa, Jasmin Mesic, Sandra Moreno Ramírez, Khadijah Rolle

Expedition Congo (2018 Video)

G | 78 min | Documentary, Adventure

Female pharmacist embarks on an expedition to discover and document indigenous healing practices and natural remedies in the Congo rainforest. She quickly realizes why the region has remained largely unexplored.

Director: Amy Greeson

Ota Benga (2015)

60 min | Documentary | Completed

In 1904 a man named Ota Benga was removed from the Congo in Central Africa and placed in the New York City Bronx Zoo, in a cage with primates. He spent his nights at the Monkey house. He ... See full summary »

Director: Niyi Coker

When Elephants Fight (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, News

The Democratic Republic of Congo has been called a geological scandal due to its mineral rich soil. Unfortunately, those minerals, necessary to sustain today's technology, are funding the deadliest war since WWII.

Director: Mike Ramsdell | Star: Robin Wright

Votes: 41

The Uncondemned (2015)
8.4
80 metascore

The Uncondemned (2015)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary

In 1997, a group of lawyers and activists prosecuted rape as a crime against humanity. This is the story of their fight for the first conviction.

Directors: Nick Louvel, Michele Mitchell | Stars: Pierre-Richard Prosper, Sara Darehshori, Thierry Cruvellier, Mukasarasi Godelieve

Votes: 21 | Gross: $0.01M

La Belle at the Movies (2016)

67 min | Documentary, Biography, Western

Kinshasa, "Kin la Belle" is a city of 10 million people without a single cinema theatre. "La Belle At the Movies" documents the disappearance of Kinshasa's entire cinema industry over the ... See full summary »

Director: Cecilia Zoppelletto

Votes: 5

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: Séverine Autesserre, Prince Jaime Bourbon-Parma, Eric Kajemba, Jason Stearns

Mama Colonel (2017)

72 min | Documentary

Colonel Honorine worked in Bukavu's police force for years as part of the Child Protection and Anti-Sexual Violence Unit, highly regarded for its effectiveness and the confidence it has ... See full summary »

Director: Dieudo Hamadi

Votes: 63

Ivory. A Crime Story (2016)

87 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

3 years of shooting, 30 countries, over 250 hours of raw material provided the basis for the investigation documentary «IVORY. A CRIME STORY» about the causes and consequences of an ... See full summary »

Director: Sergey Yastrzhembsky | Star: Jeff Koinange

Votes: 8

Lobi Kuna: The Day Before Yesterday/The Day After Tomorrow (2018)

46 min | Completed

Photographer Mekhar Kiyoso is in the Africa Museum for a shoot. His gaze is soon unsettled as he views through his lens the macabre museum as a mausoleum of his cultural heritage. As he's ... See full summary »

Director: Matthias de Groof | Stars: Bart Maris, Kjell Bracke, Francis Mampuya, Mohamed Boujarra

They Came at Night (2014)

20 min | Short, Action, Drama

Deep in the bush of north east DR Congo, an abducted child soldier, fleeing for his life, encounters a local hunter who must decide whether or not to help him escape, despite a history of ... See full summary »

Directors: Andrew Michael Ellis, Alex Mallis | Stars: Emmanuel Anidu, Pascal Kumbawo, Pascal Kunbawo, Emmanuel la Vie

Votes: 13

National Diploma (2014)

90 min | Documentary, Drama, History

In Kisangani, a group of high-school students who cannot afford to pay the teachers' "bonuses" organized themselves to prepare the State exam together.

Director: Dieudo Hamadi

Votes: 49

In the Shadow of Freedom

Action, Drama, War | Announced

Inspired by the extraordinary true story of Tchicaya Missamou, who escaped the Congo as a child soldier to become a decorated U.S. Marine, only to be captured by the man who turned him into... See full summary »

Director: Michael Berry

Black China (2018)

69 min | Documentary

A Journey to the new Eldorado Black China.

Director: Inigo Westmeier

Change for Chimps (2016)

7 min | Short, Drama, Family

A young girl's love for chimpanzees sends her on a journey to raise funds to save chimps from captivity, in hopes to deliver the funds to her hero Dr. Jane Goodall.

Director: Lisa Mann | Stars: Jane Goodall, Azalyne Klukowski, Kendra Nott

Children of Congo, Listen! (2019)

89 min | Documentary

This film is documents the struggles of Mr. Jean-Lucien Bussa, an idealistic member of the National Assembly, who routinely confronts his own conflicting incentives of service to others and... See full summary »

Directors: Patrick Flynn, Natacha Ikoli

2 Degrees (2013)

90 min | Documentary, History

2 Degrees is about nothing less than the fight for the health of the planet we call home. The abstract idea of climate change is explored through the weaving of real and emotional journeys ... See full summary »

Directors: Jeff Canin, Conan Fitzpatrick, Vanessa Gorman, Pele Safra | Star: Mick O'Regan

Voyage à Ouaga (2001)

90 min

Lionel, a young Frenchman, who has just arrived in Cotonou, Benin, loses his car, airplane ticket and passport and his hopes in riots in the city.

Director: Camille Mouyéké | Stars: Eric Laugérias, Maka Kotto, Xavier Letourneur, Aïssa Maïga

Seeds of Hope (III) (2013)

72 min | Documentary, War

In a corner of Eastern Congo one woman puts herself at risk everyday to help thousands of Congolese rape survivors embark on a journey of healing. Seeds of Hope tells the story of Masika, ... See full summary »

Director: Fiona Lloyd-Davies

Votes: 7

Cahier africain (2016)

118 min | Documentary

It all started with a small exercise book. Its page were checkered with the courageous testimonies of 300 Central African women, girls and men. They reveal what Congolese mercenaries did to... See full summary »

Director: Heidi Specogna

Votes: 27

Wake Up Kinshasa! (2017)

21 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

No polished shoes, no school! Samuel, 10y.o., is about to discover Kin the Beautiful's way of muddling up and muddling through...

Director: Sébastien Maître | Star: Bryan Mbuangi

The Third Way to Reach Remote Tribes (2011)

80 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

Communication is a reality of the 21st Century, even for the most isolated people. Remote tribes around the world struggle to adapt to the intrusions of the Western civilization. This film ... See full summary »

Director: Attila Iacob Peli | Stars: Razvan Georgescu, Mihnea Lamatic, Vlad Spilca, Valentino Tiron

Bounce: How the Ball Taught the World to Play (2015)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, History, Sport

BOUNCE is a feature documentary that takes us to the far reaches of the globe and the deep recesses of our ancient past to answer the question: Why do we play ball?

Director: Jerome Thelia | Stars: Manuel Aguilar-Moreno, Magnus Baillie, Marc Bekoff, Gordon Burghardt

Votes: 25

When Giants Fall (2015)

78 min | Documentary, Crime, War

The ivory trade is a cruel business. Every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for its ivory. 65 percent of the continents elephants have been killed for their ivory in the last five years. ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Griffith | Star: Kathi Lynn Austin

Votes: 9

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

The Little Fish and the Crocodile (2018)

16 min | Short

Tales of Us: "The little Fish and the Crocodile" is a fable from the rainforest in the Odzala National Park in the Republic of Congo told by the children of the Sanza Mobimba Kindergarden.

Director: Stefanie Plattner | Stars: Bosco Ekany, Steve Regis N'Sondé Mienandi

Papy (2009)

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Director: Djo Munga | Stars: Romain Ndomba, Chaida Chady Suku Suku, Annie Kuka, Nzita Tumba

Le dernier des Babingas (1990)

20 min | Short

In the equatorial forest of Congo Brazzaville and the Central African Republic pygmies live. Over-exploitation and waste of resources have had a significant impact on the lives of Pygmies. ... See full summary »

Director: David-Pierre Fila

Art, For What? (2017 Video)

23 min | Documentary, Short

This film aims to show a different side of Goma, Eastern Congo, than is typically portrayed in the media. Rather than framing Eastern Congo as a war-torn region and its people as victims, ... See full summary »

Director: Nadia Fazal

Droit d'aimer (2014)

Short

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Director: Yana L Delho

Inner Me (2017)

30 min | Documentary

While following Jemima, a curious little girl wandering through dusty roads, crowded markets, slaughterhouses and bat hunting scenes, we encounter three other women who describe the harsh ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Spano'

Animal Park (2014)

9 min | Documentary, News, War

Since 1996 DR-Congo has been in a permanent state of warfare. On the eastern border of the country lies the oldest park of the African continent, the Virunga National Park. The main ... See full summary »

Director: Afea Afea

A Letter to Paxy (2017)

16 min | Documentary, Short

To you my little daughter, the story of our beautiful and beloved country.

Director: Tshoper Kabambi

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