Gambia (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

The Mirror Boy (2011)

84 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

The Mirror Boy is a mystical journey through Africa, seen through the eyes of a 12 year old boy, Tijan. After a London street fight, in which a local boy is hurt, Tijan's mother decides to ... See full summary »

Director: Obi Emelonye | Stars: Genevieve Nnaji, Osita Iheme, Fatima Jabbe, Edward Kagutuzi

Votes: 108

Kunta Kinteh Island (2012)

61 min | Documentary, History, News

This documentary film chronicles the process of renaming Ft. James Island, which was a holding cell for slaves during the Trans-Atlantic Slave trade, to Kunta Kinteh Island- after one of ... See full summary »

Director: Elvin Ross | Stars: Tish Graves-Dawkins, Brian Waller

Votes: 9

Jaha's Promise (2017)

80 min | Documentary

A documentary about the life and activism of Jaha Dukureh, a Gambian anti-female genital mutilation campaigner who returns to her country of birth to confront the harmful tradition that she... See full summary »

Directors: Patrick Farrelly, Kate O'Callaghan

Votes: 39

Beyond: An African Surf Documentary (2017)

111 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

Africa, Europe - Europe and Africa: Surfers live differently on each continent and Africa marks a special place - as surfing is in many places at its very beginnings. 'Beyond - An African ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Hainzl

Votes: 23

The Exchange: Six Faces of the Gambia (2009)

23 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

On a journey to West Africa, award-winning documentarian Mathew Welsh fashions portraits of six 'middle class' Gambians - taking us beyond stereotypes about Africa -- and teaching us that ... See full summary »

Director: Mathew Welsh

Power Struggle (2010)

65 min | Documentary, News

Over 1.5 billion people have no access to electricity - no refrigeration for food or medicines, no pumps for water, no computers.Some communities have tired of waiting for the opportunity ... See full summary »

Director: David Dawkins

Couples Games (2014)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Koollife J. Kolawole | Stars: Bakari Bonjang, Kawsu Ceesay, Elizabeth Jara, Lamin Jatta

Banjul Cops (2003–2004)


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Stars: Modou Musa Ceesay, Babette Mendy Lind

Making Waves (2014)

27 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

'Making Waves' explores women and men as scholars and activists promoting interpretations of the Qur'an and Hadiths that empower women and promote justice, equality and dignity.

Director: Alice McDowell

Flores de la Frontera (2012)


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Director: Alfredo Torrescalles

Sarata (2014)

80 min | Drama

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Director: Ibrahim Ceesay | Stars: Vivi Amie Chris, Lamin Tamba, Fatima Jabbe, Sheikh Omar Sawaneh

Nyodema (2011 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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Director: Lou Hamilton

Wives and Husbands (2015– )


Funniest everyday struggles of Nick and Nini, who are madly in love and just got married, are mixed with hilarious experience that their middle-aged neighbors Gocha and Ruso share with them.

Stars: Maia Gelovani, Giorgi Kalandarishvili, Manana Kazakova, Ana Kurtubadze

The World They Knew (2014)

79 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama | Completed

'The World They Knew,' feature length documentary, follows three 8th grade girls from various walks of life as they participated in Women Empowering Nations' Girls Leading Our World Travel ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Lemon

The Voice of the Kora (2015)

45 min | Documentary, Music

The kora is a harp-lute originating in West Africa. "The Voice of the Kora" retraces the history and evolution of the instrument, and looks at the interaction of African music with Occidental music.

Director: Claudine Pommier

End of the Road (2010)

R | 73 min | Documentary, Adventure

Desperate to dispel the ridicule of their peers, two life-long friends attempt to travel 4000 miles across seven countries and the Sahara desert in a car bought for 100 pounds.

Director: Richard Nicholls | Stars: Alexis Dubus, Sy Thomas

Votes: 26

Inclusion (2015)

35 min | Documentary, Short

Following a charity called Disability Africa, this documentary follows the lives of disabled children in The Gambia and how they are viewed within society.

Director: John Bird

Galsen, the Language of Souls (2019)

61 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

A musical journey towards my African origins.

Director: Sergio Aparicio Olivas

Crossings (2018 Video)

12 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

One African Migrant's journey through the desert and across the sea to Europe.

Director: Scott Barker

Condrong (2016)

11 min | Documentary, Short, Mystery

A study of the spiritual heritage of the people from The Gambia.

Director: Gonçalo Almeida

Votes: 6

Hand of fate (2013)

97 min | Drama

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Director: Ibrahim Ceesay | Stars: Modou Musa Ceesay, Mariama Colley, Olga Davids, Cornelius Gomez

Tunes from the Soul (2016– )

30 min | Reality-TV

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Stars: Ababacar Cham, Ebrima Cham, Muhammed Cham, Sekou Dibbasey

El baobab de los sueños (2013)

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Director: Eugenio Tardon

Sand Path (2018 TV Short)

22 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure | Completed

Sand Path is short documentary / road movie that unites the European and the African culture, proposing from an individual point of view a universal concept: If human and cultural values ... See full summary »

Director: Aïda Ballmann | Stars: Aïda Ballmann, Gerda Aminata Ballmann, Gerd Kitabo Ballmann, Lucía Ballmann

Gifts from Babylon (2018)

24 min | Short, Drama

When Modou, a young African deportee, returns to his home country after five years of living illegally in Europe, he keeps being haunted by the traumatic flashbacks of his journey.

Director: Bas Ackermann | Star: Christopher Tijan-Smith

Votes: 5