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)
8.3
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: 9,183

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: 327

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: 237 | Gross: $0.00M

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: 158

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

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 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

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

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: 60

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 Uncondemned (2015)
8.7
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: 19 | Gross: $0.01M

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, Elbas Manuana, Ada Ilunga

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

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

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

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

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

Black China (2018)

69 min | Documentary

A Journey to the new Eldorado Black China.

Director: Inigo Westmeier

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

La rançon d'une alliance (1974)

95 min

For the first time in African cinema, the taboo subject of slavery amongst Africans in the pre-colonial period is dealt with in this story of tribal relations.

Director: Sébastien Kamba

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: 6

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

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: 8

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

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: 107

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

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

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, Jason Stearns, Seth Chase

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

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 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: 6

For all the World to see (2017)

90 min | Documentary

In Bangladesh, in Benin, in the DR Congo, yet also in Germany: violence against women is ever present. The film delves into the lives of women who have been subjected to horrific violence, ... See full summary »

Director: Claudia Schmid

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

Le corps et l'esprit (1977)

50 min

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Director: Sébastien Kamba

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

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: Mehkar Azari Kiyoso, Kjell Bracke, Francis Mampuya, Bart Maris

High Price of Gold (2012)

18 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

A DOCUMENTARY EXPLORING THE WORSE PLACE TO BE A WOMAN, THE CONGO AFRICA.

Director: Ross Domoney | Star: Diane Taylor

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

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

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

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

L'affaire Chebeya, un crime d'Etat? (2012)

97 min | Documentary, Crime, History

On 2 June 2010, a Congolese human rights activist was found murdered in his car. Several police officials are arrested. Is the judicial authority capable of exercising an impartial justice?

Director: Thierry Michel | Star: Simon Shrimpton-Smith

Votes: 12

Konga Yo (1962)

108 min | Adventure

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Director: Yves Allégret | Stars: Nicole Courcel, Jean Lefebvre, Sophie M'Bali, Roger Pigaut

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

M'Pongo (1982)

77 min | Drama

This film illustrate through physical struggle, the clash between generations and civilizations.

Director: Jean-Michel Tchissoukou | Stars: Béranger Dubois, Albertine Ngalou, Joseph Nzikou Kengue

Votes: 11

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

Backup Butembo (2014)

50 min | Documentary, Sport, War

This documentary tells the story of some extremely strong women in Eastern Congo. The region has been disrupted by a bloody conflict for more than 15 years. In the town of Butembo a ... See full summary »

Directors: Martijn Dhaene, Elien Spillebeen

Le ministre des poubelles (2017)

75 min | Documentary

As his country heads towards high-risk elections, Emmanuel Botalatala, the Minister of Garbage of Kinshasa (DR Congo), enters the last portion of his life. Having sacrificed everything for ... See full summary »

Director: Quentin Noirfalisse

The Prophetess

30 min | Documentary, Short, Drama | Post-production

In spite of having been violated, victimized, and employed as weapons of men's conflict, two Congolese women use their tender friendship as a source of ultimate strength; a strength so ... See full summary »

Director: Sylvie Weber

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