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: 48,607 | Gross: $0.06M
106 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
M/PG | 127 min | Crime, Drama, History
Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles.
Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Périer
Votes: 21,955 | Gross: $0.08M
R | 120 min | 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: 13,490 | Gross: $0.32M
Approved | 104 min | Drama
In an atmosphere of political tension when the French still control Algiers, an Algerian is killed on the beach and a French man who has lived in Algiers all his life is arrested for the ... See full summary »
Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anna Karina, Bernard Blier, Alfred Adam
R | 120 min | Drama
A Muslim ex-con forms a friendship with his parole officer.
Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Forest Whitaker, Ellen Burstyn, Luis Guzmán
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
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
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, Abbas Kiarostami, Ki-duk Kim, 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
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-Boumédine | Stars: Slimane Benouari, Lyès Salem, Azouz Abdelkader, Fouad Megiraga
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
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 | 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: 3,464 | Gross: $0.00M
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
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
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
113 min | Drama
Three stories set in today's Algeria. In Algiers, Mourad, a property developer is wealthy and more or less satisfied with his lot but he does not know how to make happy those close to him; ... See full summary »
Director: Karim Moussaoui | Stars: Mohamed Djouhri, Hania Amar, Hassan Kechache, Mehdi Ramdani
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: 199 | Gross: $0.07M
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, Stefania Sandrelli, 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
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
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
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
Two old scammers embark on various foolish ventures that never end well.
Stars: Nabil Asli, Nassim Haddouche, Cherif Bendaoud, Mohamed Chayed
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
5 min | Short, Music
Music clip of Algerian Rai singer Cheba Sabah.
Director: Regard | Star: Sabah Negraz
105 min | Drama
Set shortly before and during the Six Day War in June of 1967, The Sparrow follows a young police officer stationed in a small village in Upper Egypt whose inhabitants suffer from the harassment of a corrupt businessman.
Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Salah Qabil, Ali El Sherif, Mahmoud Al Meleji, Seif Abdelrahman
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
Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Drama
The story of an immigrant woman struggling against old world traditions. Zouina leaves her homeland with her three children to join her husband in France, where he's been living for the ... See full summary »
Director: Yamina Benguigui | Stars: Fejria Deliba, Rabia Mokeddem, Amina Annabi, Anass Behri
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
17 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
In a Maroccan village, children play football on an improvise field. Meanwhile, Abdallah and Mohammed come across a donkey with a headphone on his hears and bags full of a white powder on ... See full summary »
Director: Yves Piat | Stars: Eltayef Dhaoui, Mohamed Ali Ayari, Lyès Salem, Hichem Mesbah
40 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
On her wedding day, crossed the borders from Algeria to Tunisia, a runaway bride causes a mafia 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
96 min | Drama
Set during the Algerian War of Independence. In the film, the French army surrounds a southern Algerian village where they believe an enemy is being hidden and force the inhabitants to either confront the issue or die of thirst.
Director: Lotfi Bouchouchi | Stars: Nadia Kaci, Laurent Maurel, Layla Metssitane, Ourais Achour
82 min | Drama, Romance
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Director: Fatma Zohra Zamoum | Stars: Adila Bendimerad, Abdelrahim Bouarour, Loubna Boucheloukh, Mohamed Bounoughaz
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
110 min | Drama
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
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
87 min | Drama
Based on a true story, after the US withdrawal and the fall of South Vietnam to the communist forces in 1975, many people are sent to reeducation camps. Several desperate boys in one of the camps begin planing their escape.
Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Daniel Guyant, Gilles Chitlaphone, Jehan Pagès, Eric Nguyen
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
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
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
100 min | Drama
A peine sorti de prison, Kamel (Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche) est expulsé vers son pays d'origine, l'Algérie. Cet exil forcé le contraint à observer avec lucidité un pays en pleine effervescence, ... See full synopsis »
Director: Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche | Stars: Meriem Serbah, Abel Jafri, Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche, Meriem Ameur-Zaïmeche
99 min | Biography, Drama, History
Henry Dunant, son of a Geneva francophone upper class bourgeoisie family, works for a Swiss exploitation company in French Algeria; when the colonists are thirsty, he returns determined to ... See full summary »
Director: Dominique Othenin-Girard | Stars: Thomas Jouannet, Émilie Dequenne, Noémie Kocher, Michel Galabru
3 min | Short, Music
Algerian singer and sex model Yasmine in a music clip mixed of Algerian and middle eastern Arabic with erotic dancing.
Director: Ahmad Al-Monjid | Star: Yasmine Nayar
95 min | Crime, Drama
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Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Roger Hanin, Caroline Cellier, Marc Porel
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
82 min | Documentary
Fahed, who left Algeria for England in 2001 and, now, contemplates returning to his place of birth.
Director: Karim Sayad
103 min | Comedy, Drama
It's a story of absence, memories of absence. No matter the color of your passport, there is the land of birth and the land of becoming.
Director: Hamid Benamra | Stars: Mohamed Adar, Stephanie Benamra, Hana Benamra, Malika Nedjadi
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