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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
69 min | Documentary
A Journey to the new Eldorado Black China.
Director: Inigo Westmeier
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
18 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
A DOCUMENTARY EXPLORING THE WORSE PLACE TO BE A WOMAN, THE CONGO AFRICA.
Director: Ross Domoney | Star: Diane Taylor
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
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
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
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
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
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
108 min | Adventure
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Director: Yves Allégret | Stars: Nicole Courcel, Jean Lefebvre, Sophie M'Bali, Roger Pigaut
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
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
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
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
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
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