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
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: 9,093

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: 316

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: 153

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: 229 | Gross: $0.00M

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

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: 117

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

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: 23

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: 42

My Body Is Not A Weapon (2018)

39 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama | Completed

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: Platon, Denis Mukwege Mukengere, Darcy Ataman, Kito Bubala

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

The Uncondemned (2015)
8.8
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: 18 | Gross: $0.01M

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: 59

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: 7

Heart of the Matter (2017)

25 min | Documentary, Short

The Heart of the Matter looks at key issues in global health through the prism of Yambuku, DRC. It is also the story of how Dr Peter Piot, former head of UNAIDS and current director of ... See full summary »

Directors: Janet Tobias, Rogger Lopez | Stars: Heidi Larson, Jean-Jacques Muyembe, Peter Piot, Carlos Rimmel

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: 105

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, Eric Kajemba, Séverine Autesserre, Prince Jaime Bourbon-Parma

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

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: 24

Heart of Africa

Drama | Post-production

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. He tries to escape by going to another town, joining a... See full summary »

Director: Tshoper Kabambi | Stars: Brandon Ray Olive, Bavon Diana Landa, Paradis Mananga, Amour Lombi

Unsettled (II) (2019)

81 min | Documentary

Unsettled is a feature-length documentary revealing the untold stories of LGBT refugees and asylum seekers who have fled intense persecution from their home countries and who are resettling... See full summary »

Director: Tom Shepard

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

Expedition Congo: Final (2018)

77 min | Documentary | Completed

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 | Stars: Amy Greeson, Wil Weldon, Esteban Barrera

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

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: 19

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

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

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

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

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: 58

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

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: 543

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

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

Volcanic Planet (2014)

80 min | Documentary, Adventure

An exploration of volcanoes around the world. Adventure Filmmaker Peter Rowe climbs and films 19 volcanoes around the world, from Iceland to the Congo, Italy to Indonesia, Guatemala to ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Rowe | Stars: George Kourounis, Peter Rowe

Black China

69 min | Documentary | Post-production

A Journey to the new Eldorado Black China.

Director: Inigo Westmeier

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

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

Heart of Iron (2013)

40 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

From ministers to miners, conservationists to community members, the film asks: How do we ensure that mining benefits the poor and conserves Tridom's rich cultural and natural heritage?

Director: Leo Bottrill

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

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: 13

Les derniers survivants (2015)

85 min | Drama, Mystery

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Director: Arnaud Toussaint | Stars: Lola Bonnard, Tristan Bonnard, Loïc Brabant, Angelique Friant

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: Kjell Bracke, Francis Mampuya, Mehkar Azari Kiyoso, Mohamed Boujarra

Papy (2009)

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

Saving Eden from the Sixth Extinction

88 min | Documentary | Post-production

'Saving Eden' tells the story of man wreaking havoc on animals and their habitat, bringing many - including apex predators - to the brink of extinction. We see scientists and individuals ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Couturié

Jazz Mama (2010)

30 min | Documentary, Short

"The rape of the land, the mutilation of the flesh." La femme Congolaise - courageous and industrious despite the vicissitudes and the turbulence of life. She continues to fight for herself... See full summary »

Director: Petna Ndaliko Katondolo

Justice for Sale (2011)

80 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

Justice for Sale follows the young, courageous Congolese human rights lawyer Claudine who refuses to accept that justice is indeed 'For Sale' in her country. When Claudine investigates the ... See full summary »

Directors: Femke van Velzen, Ilse van Velzen

Votes: 14

Lumo (2007)

72 min | Documentary, Drama, War

A young Congolese woman finds friendship in a hospital for rape survivors. Together they contemplate their future in a country beset by war.

Directors: Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, Nelson Walker III, Louis Abelman, Lynn True | Star: Lumo Sinai

In Pursuit of Peace (2015)

87 min | Documentary

In Pursuit of Peace follows four Canadians on the front lines of international peace initiatives - in South Sudan, Turkey, Congo and Iraq. We experience the challenges of their work, ... See full summary »

Director: Garry Beitel

Votes: 5

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