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
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: 27,292 | 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: 58,080 | 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 | 108 min | Drama
In 1997 Algiersm terrorists wanting an archaic Islamic state are everywhere. They oppress women, determined to control their bodies, clothing, and public space. Young student Nedjma is passionate about creating a fashion show.
Director: Mounia Meddour | Stars: Lyna Khoudri, Shirine Boutella, Amira Hilda Douaouda, Yasin Houicha
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: 14,504 | 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
99 min | Drama
How three sisters tear each other apart when one of them decides to tell the life of their dying father in the theater.
Director: Yamina Benguigui | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Rachida Brakni, Maïwenn, Hafsia Herzi
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
120 min | Documentary, Drama
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, 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, Hong Sang-soo, Paul Schrader, Ulrich Seidl, Luca Severi, Jean-Marie Straub, Tusi Tamasese, Tariq Teguia, Pablo Trapero, Athina Rachel Tsangari, 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, Sion Sono, Kounosuke Tsukamoto, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Shekhar Kapur, Heeraz Marfatia | Stars: Jessica Alexander, Bernardo Bertolucci, Lola Créton, Haile Gerima
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
R | 120 min | Drama
A Muslim ex-con forms a friendship with his parole officer.
Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Ellen Burstyn, Harvey Keitel, Brenda Blethyn
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: 3,701 | Gross: $0.00M
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
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
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
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
95 min | Romance
Based on the personal background of director Karim Aïnouz, follows an incredible journey through space and time.
Director: Karim Aïnouz
116 min | Drama, History
In region of Guelma, a small village called Heliopolis , the daily life of an Algerian family takes its usual course. But on May 8, 1945, the day the end of World War II was announced, ... See full summary »
Director: Djaffar Gacem | Stars: Aziz Boukrouni, Mehdi Ramdani, Souhila Mallem, Alexis Rangheard
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
135 min | Drama, 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
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama
A father with a dangerous secret searches for his daughter.
Director: Najwa Najjar | Stars: Kal Naga, Souad Massi, Suhail Haddad, Malak Ermileh
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
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
101 min | Drama
The first man is an adaptation of the unfinished 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
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
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
92 min | Drama
On the structure of the five daily prayers of the Muslim rite, the film tells us a day like any other in Algiers lived from various terraces of the buildings.
Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Adila Bendimerad, Nassima Belmihoub, Ahcène Benzerrari, Aïssa Chouat
99 min | Action, Romance, Thriller
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Director: Giovanni Zelko | Stars: Ben Youcef, Candice Coke, Harry Lennix, Tara Holt
Votes: 225 | Gross: $0.07M
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
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Director: Azzeddine Meddour | Stars: Djamila Amzal, Abderrhamane Debiane, Ali Ighil Ali, Ouardia Kessi
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
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
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
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
93 min | Drama
In the remote cemetery of Sidi Boulekbour, Ali, an elderly gravedigger, meets 60-year-old widow Johar, who is visiting her sister's grave for the first time after the death of her husband. ... See full summary »
Director: Yasmine Chouikh | Stars: Djillali Boudjemaa, Jamila Arres, Mohamed Takiret, Imen Nouel
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
100 min | Drama
A look at terrorism in Algeria through the eyes of Rachida, a teacher in one of the school districts.
Director: Yamina Bachir | Stars: Ibtissem Djouadi, Bahia Rachedi, Rachida Messaoui En, Hamid Remas
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
110 min | Drama, Musical
This vast musical fresco covers hundreds of years of history from enslavement to 20th-century immigration. Set on an enormous slave ship and boasts a dazzling array of brilliant choreography, wide-ranging musical styles and sharp satire.
Director: Med Hondo | Stars: Cyril Aventurin, Fernand Berset, Roland Bertin, Gérard Bloncourt
3 min | 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
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
80 min | Documentary
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
98 min | Thriller
Khaled, police inspector infiltrate a gang of traffickers.
Director: Amar Sifodil | Stars: Youcef Sehairi, Mourad Oudjit, Abdelkrim Beriber, Mohamed Djouhri
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
90 min | Comedy, Drama
A somewhat cynical but realistic look at the alienation of men in Algerian society.
Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Boualem Benani, Aziz Degga, Farida Guenaneche, Rabah Leghaa
98 min | Comedy
Salut Cousin! is the tale of two Algerian cousins and their mishaps in the racially volatile environment of Paris.
Director: Merzak Allouache | Stars: Gad Elmaleh, Messaoud Hattau, Magaly Berdy, Ann-Gisel Glass
95 min | Action, Comedy, Western
A gunman teams up with his long-lost brothers--a French hypnotist and a Japanese kung-fu expert--to fight a villain who is obsessed with Roman emperor Julius Caesar, to the point of having ... See full summary »
Director: Enzo Peri | Stars: Thomas Hunter, James Shigeta, Nadir Moretti, Gianna Serra