M | 127 min | Crime, Drama, History
The public murder of a prominent politician and doctor amid a violent demonstration is covered up by military and government officials. A tenacious magistrate is determined not to let them get away with it.
Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Périer
Votes: 24,436 | Gross: $0.08M
Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, War
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.
Director: Gillo Pontecorvo | Stars: Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi, Samia Kerbash
Votes: 54,462 | Gross: $0.06M
TV-MA | 90 min | Drama
After the loss of her grandfather, Maïwenn explores her heritage and her Algerian roots.
Director: Maïwenn | Stars: Fanny Ardant, Louis Garrel, Dylan Robert, Marine Vacth
R | 120 min | Action, Drama, War
During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.
Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Samy Naceri, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila, Jamel Debbouze
Votes: 14,123 | Gross: $0.32M
Approved | 104 min | Drama
A man faces a trial for murder. The court is biased because of his personal qualities.
Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anna Karina, Bernard Blier, Alfred Adam
R | 108 min | Drama
Algiers, 1997. Terrorist wanting an Islamic and archaic state are everywhere. Women are oppressed, in a seek to take control of their bodies, clothing and public space. Young student Nedjma is passionate about making a fashion show.
Director: Mounia Meddour | Stars: Lyna Khoudri, Shirine Boutella, Amira Hilda Douaouda, Yasin Houicha
R | 120 min | Drama
A Muslim ex-con forms a friendship with his parole officer.
Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Forest Whitaker, Tim Guinee, Brenda Blethyn
Not Rated | 23 min | Short, Romance
A law student regularly visits a Paris bakery to flirt with a brunette employee.
Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Barbet Schroeder, Claudine Soubrier, Michèle Girardon, Fred Junck
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
Fatima, a strong-minded woman, is the lead masseuse of a hammam in Algiers. This is 1995 and the situation is tense in the capital. The day ahead promises to be hectic for all, and for ... See full summary »
Director: Rayhana Obermeyer | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Fadila Belkebla, Nadia Kaci, Nassima Benchicou
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, War
A drama about the Algerian struggle for independence from France after WWII.
Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila, Chafia Boudraa
92 min | Drama
Algiers, 1956. Fernand Iveton is arrested in his factory, accused of having planted a bomb. His wife Hélène is now married to a "traitor", but she refuses to abandon Fernand to his fate.
Director: Hélier Cisterne | Stars: Vincent Lacoste, Vicky Krieps, Jules Langlade, Marc Brunet
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Mystery
Two strangers come to discover the fate of their respective children in the 2005 terrorist attacks on London.
Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Sotigui Kouyaté, Sami Bouajila, Roschdy Zem
Votes: 3,582 | Gross: $0.00M
40 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
On her wedding day, crossed the borders from Algeria to Tunisia, a runaway bride causes a feud between the man who is to be married to and the man who took her in.
Stars: Sara Lalama, Nabil Asli, Mariem Ben Chaâbane, Hassan Kechache
Not Rated | 133 min | Drama
"Yahia", a young man living in the cosmopolitan Alexandria during World War II. Between his dreams, which up to Hollywood, and constraints of his life in the middle class, trying to be a ... See full summary »
Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Naglaa Fathi, Ahmed Zaki, Farid Shawqi, Mahmoud Al Meleji
116 min | History, Drama
In the city of Guelma, which was once called Heliopolis in ancient times, the daily life of an Algerian family takes its usual course. But on May 8, 1945, the day the end of World War II ... See full summary »
Director: Djaffar Gacem | Stars: Souhila Mallem, Mehdi Ramdani, Cesar Duminil, Mourad Oudjit
120 min | Documentary
Seventy short films about cinema and its future.
Directors: Hala Abdallah, John Akomfrah, Catherine Breillat, Júlio Bressane, Rama Burshtein, Antonio Capuano, Peter Ho-Sun Chan, Isabel Coixet, Amiel Courtin-Wilson, Claire Denis, Lav Diaz, Amit Dutta, Atom Egoyan, Aleksey Fedorchenko, Frédéric Fonteyne, James Franco, Lluís Galter, Haile Gerima, Aleksey German Jr., Amos Gitai, Sang-soo Hong, Benoît Jacquot, Zhangke Jia, Semih Kaplanoglu, Kim Ki-duk, Abbas Kiarostami, Yorgos Lanthimos, Pablo Larraín, Tobias Lindholm, Guido Lombardi, Jazmín López, Samuel Maoz, Pietro Marcello, Brillante Mendoza, Celina Murga, Amir Naderi, Shirin Neshat, Nicolás Pereda, Franco Piavoli, Giuseppe Piccioni, Edgar Reitz, João Pedro Rodrigues, Walter Salles, Paul Schrader, Ulrich Seidl, Luca Severi, Sion Sono, Jean-Marie Straub, Tusi Tamasese, Tariq Teguia, Pablo Trapero, Athina Rachel Tsangari, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Teresa Villaverde, Bing Wang, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Andrew Wonder, Yonfan, Krzysztof Zanussi, Karim Aïnouz, Bernardo Bertolucci, Jan Cvitkovic, Davide Ferrario, Monte Hellman, Marlen Khutsiev, Milcho Manchevski, Franco Maresco, Salvatore Mereu, Ermanno Olmi, Michele Placido, Todd Solondz, Shekhar Kapur, Heeraz Marfatia | Stars: Jessica Alexander, Bernardo Bertolucci, Lola Créton, Haile Gerima
109 min | History, Musical
Dance moves, music and fashion mark the passage of time inside a Paris dance hall, throughout fifty years of history.
Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Étienne Guichard, Régis Bouquet, Francesco De Rosa, Arnault LeCarpentier
100 min | Drama
Selma, 17, who lives in a bourgeois and secular Berber family. When she meets Julien in college, she realizes for the first time the impact of patriarchal rules on her intimacy.
Director: Kamir Aïnouz | Stars: Zoé Adjani, Amira Casar, Lyès Salem, Louis Peres
177 min | Drama
The beginings of the Algerian Revolution as seen through the eyes of a peasant.
Director: Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina | Stars: Yorgo Voyagis, Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina, Leila Shenna, Cheikh Nourredine
30 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Before he died, the "Sultan Boualem" decided to elect his successor among his two children: the "El amir Kamel" and the "El amir Ashour". Finally, he chooses "Ashour", which provokes the ... See full summary »
Stars: Blaha Benziane, Lilia Bouyahiaoui, Kawther El Bardi, Sid Ahmed Agoumi
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama
In a country plunging into armed conflict, a doctor tries to do his duty against all odds, until the day his destiny is turned upside down.
Director: Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche | Stars: Ramzy Bedia, Amel Brahim-Djelloul, Slimane Dazi, Salim Ameur-Zaïmeche
99 min | Biography, Drama, Family
Parisian filmmaker Hedi returns to his native Algeria to create a documentary about St. Augustine, the philosopher and theologian who shaped Western thought. In parallel stories the two men... See full summary »
Director: Samir Seif | Stars: Najla Ben Abdallah, Aïcha Ben Ahmed, Ahmed Amine Ben Saad, Imad Benchenni
135 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Algeria, 1994. S. and Lotfi, two childhood friends, cross the desert in search of Abu Leila, a dangerous terrorist.
Director: Amin Sidi-Boumédiène | Stars: Slimane Benouari, Lyès Salem, Azouz Abdelkader, Fouad Megiraga
40 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
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Stars: Salah Aougrout, Adel Cheikh, Sid Ahmed Agoumi, Ali Charaf
116 min | Adventure, Fantasy, History
After saving an infant of royal blood, knight Brancaleone forms a new army and sets out to return the baby to his father: a prince fighting in the Crusades.
Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Adolfo Celi, Sandro Dori, Beba Loncar
101 min | Drama
The first man is an adaptation of the unfinshed autobiographical novel "Le Premier Homme" by the french writer Albert Camus. It tells the story of Jacques Cormery and his childhood in Algeria.
Director: Gianni Amelio | Stars: Michel Crémadès, Jacques Gamblin, Mickaël Batret, Jean Benoit Souilh
99 min | Action, Romance, Thriller
The Algerian is an international political thriller about the colliding worlds of the Middle East and America. It follows Ali (Ben Youcef) across the world from Algeria to New York, Las ... See full summary »
Director: Giovanni Zelko | Stars: Ben Youcef, Candice Coke, Harry Lennix, Tara Holt
Votes: 195 | Gross: $0.07M
100 min | Documentary
In the middle of the Algerian Sahara, in her relay, a woman writes her History, she welcomes, for a cigarette, a coffee or eggs, truckers, wandering beings and dreams, Her name is Malika.
Director: Hassen Ferhani | Stars: Chawki Amari, Samir El Hakim
157 min | Drama, War
In this semi-autobiographical film, black soldiers help to defend France, but are detained in prison camp before being repatriated home.
Directors: Ousmane Sembene, Thierno Faty Sow | Stars: Sidiki Bakaba, Hamed Camara, Ismaila Cissé, Ababacar Sy Cissé
90 min | Action
An Algerian secret agent has to destroy an undercover paramilitary organization that plans to strike against the country and its people.
Director: Jean-Marc Minéo | Stars: Zakaria Ramdane, Smaïn, Lorie Pester, Sofia Nouacer
Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Drama
Zouina is a woman who is torn from her home in Algeria. With her 3 children and her mother-in-law, she rejoins her husband in a foreign, unaccommodating land.
Director: Yamina Benguigui | Stars: Fejria Deliba, Rabia Mokeddem, Amina Annabi, Anass Behri
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama
This movie portrays three women living in today's Algeria between modern society and Islamic fundamentalism, self-determination and dependence. Goucem, a young woman who works for a ... See full summary »
Director: Nadir Moknèche | Stars: Lubna Azabal, Biyouna, Nadia Kaci, Jalil Naciri
98 min | Thriller
Khaled, police inspector infiltrate a gang of traffickers.
Director: Amar Sifodil | Stars: Youcef Sehairi, Mourad Oudjit, Abdelkrim Beriber, Mohamed Djouhri
17 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
In a Tunisian village, children are playing football on a wasteland. Meanwhile, Abdallah and Mohammed come across a donkey with headphones on his ears and bags full of a white powder on his... See full summary »
Director: Yves Piat | Stars: Eltayef Dhaoui, Mohamed Ali Ayari, Lyès Salem, Hichem Mesbah
92 min | Drama, Thriller
Elisabeth lives with her daughter Elodie in Belgium. When the police inform her that her daughter has left the country to join the ranks of Islamic State in Syria, she begins to investigate.
Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Astrid Whettnall, Pauline Burlet, Patricia Ide, Abel Jafri
99 min | Comedy
In ancient Mauretania, the young Roman Lucius Apuleius and his friend Aristomene run into a series of misadventures.
Director: Sergio Spina | Stars: Samy Pavel, Barbara Bouchet, Marisa Fabbri, John Steiner
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama
Algeria today. Past and present collide in the lives of a newly wealthy property developer, a young woman torn between the path of reason and sentiment and an ambitious neurologist impeded by wartime wrongdoings.
Director: Karim Moussaoui | Stars: Mohamed Djouhri, Hania Amar, Hassan Kechache, Mehdi Ramdani
20 min | Comedy
Nass Mlah City (Nice People City) consists of several Algerian actors considered among the best in the country whose personages change according to roles in each episode. It is considered ... See full summary »
Stars: Biyouna, Rachid Zighmi, Bachir Benmohamed, Hacène Benzerari
110 min | Drama, History, War
This film, is about the courage and the determination of a young woman in djurdjur''as mountain in Algeria, fighting for her ancestor land during the earlier years of french occupation.
Director: Belkacem Hadjadj | Stars: Laëtitia Eïdo, Assaad Bouab, Melha Bossard, Melha Maameri
Accompanying activist Nardjes with his camera, Karim Aïnouz captures a picture of a youth that is confidently taking to the streets for a democratic future for Algeria, the country for ... See full summary »
Director: Karim Aïnouz
5 min | Short, Music
Music clip of Algerian Rai singer Cheba Sabah.
Director: Regard | Star: Sabah Negraz
Two old scammers embark on various foolish ventures that never end well.
Stars: Nabil Asli, Nassim Haddouche, Cherif Bendaoud, Mohamed Chayed
134 min | Drama
When it comes to surviving in today's Algeria, no scam is too daunting for the woman who has adopted her country's name. If they're pretty and lacking in principles, her recruits can make a... See full summary »
Director: Nadir Moknèche | Stars: Biyouna, Nadia Kaci, Aylin Prandi, Daniel Lundh
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama
Talk of living wages and religious observances upsets the delicate accord between the boss of a run-down truck yard and his workers in this visually arresting take on the French-Algerian immigrant experience.
Director: Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche | Stars: Salim Ameur-Zaïmeche, Abel Jafri, Sylvain Roume, Christian Milia-Darmezin
3 min | Short, Music
"Eysh Eysh" (What) is a song recorded by the Algerian singer and sex symbol Yasmine Nayar and released as a single in 2017. The song was erotic and a considerable success in its native ... See full summary »
Star: Yasmine Nayar
115 min | Biography, Drama, History
Manuel Teixeira Gomes the Portuguese President who left everything behind with only one premise: become who he really wanted to be
Director: Paulo Filipe | Stars: Sinde Filipe, Idir Benebouiche, Amel Malhan Hanifi, Boulem Zeblah
102 min | Drama
Follows a handful of characters living in Algiers in the wake of a civil war that lasted throughout the 1990s.
Director: Sofia Djama | Stars: Sami Bouajila, Nadia Kaci, Faouzi Bensaïdi, Amine Lansari
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy
Mounir Mekbek lives with his family in a small village in the heart of the Algerian countryside. Very proud and sure of himself, he has only one dream- to finally be appreciated by his ... See full summary »
Director: Lyès Salem | Stars: Lyès Salem, Sarah Reguieg, Rym Takoucht, Merouane Zmirli
128 min | Drama, History
During the first years of Algeria's independence, Djaffar and Hamid embrace a bright and promising future. After several decades, secrets and betrayals drive them apart.
Director: Lyès Salem | Stars: Lyès Salem, Khaled Ben Aissa, Djemel Barek, Amal Kateb
97 min | Drama
After many years of having worked as a tour guide at the Senegalese slave museum, Alloune decides to go to America in search of his ancestors. They were taken away from his village 200 years ago and sold as slaves in the New World.
Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Sotigui Kouyaté, Sharon Hope, Roschdy Zem, Karim Traoré