Mozambique (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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Our Madness (2018)

88 min | Drama

Lucy is hospitalized in a psychiatric hospital in Mozambique. She dreams about her little son, Hanic and her husband, Pak who is a soldier at war. In the meantime, a quirky musical ... See full summary »

Director: João Viana | Stars: Hanic Corio, Pak Ndjamena, Ernania Rainha

Votes: 19

Resgate (Redemption) (2019)

100 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A young ex-con seeking redemption is surprised by a bank foreclosure that forces him to plot against a ruthless crime boss.

Director: Mickey Fonseca | Stars: Rachide Abul, Gil Alexandre, Jorge Amade, Eunice Andrade

Votes: 11

The Train of Salt and Sugar (2016)

93 min | Adventure

A very dangerous train journey through war torn Mozambique. Civilian passengers are both protected and harassed by a troop of ill-disciplined soldiers on board to fight off a rebel army in ... See full summary »

Director: Licínio Azevedo | Stars: Thiago Justino, Matamba Joaquim, Melanie de Vales Rafael, Hermelinda Simela

Votes: 84

Sleepwalking Land (2007)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

In the midst of Mozambique's devastating civil war, Muidinga, an orphaned refugee, wanders the countryside in search of his mother. His only companion is an elderly storyteller, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Teresa Prata | Stars: Nick Lauro Teresa, Aladino Jasse, Ernesto Lemos Macuacua, Filimone Meigos

Votes: 157

Virgin Margarida (2012)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Licínio Azevedo | Stars: Iva Mugalela, Hermelinda Cimela, Sumeia Maculuva, Rosa Mario

Votes: 90

Yvone Kane (2014)

117 min | Drama

After her daughter's death, Rita returns to the African country of her childhood to investigate the death of Yvone Kane, a former political activist and guerrilla fighter. There, she ... See full summary »

Director: Margarida Cardoso | Stars: Beatriz Batarda, Irene Ravache, Samuel Malumbe, Gonçalo Waddington

Votes: 69

Punk in Africa (2012)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, History, Music

Three chords, three countries, one revolution...PUNK IN AFRICA is the story of the multiracial punk movement within the recent political and social upheavals experienced in three Southern ... See full summary »

Directors: Keith Jones, Deon Maas | Stars: Paulo Chibanga, Michael Fleck, Ivan Kadey, Ruben Rose

Votes: 125

Mabata Bata (2017)

74 min | Drama

MABATA BATA is a trip to the African modern rural world in Mozambique, where the magical universe is still very present on people's life who have few options to face poverty. Their great ... See full summary »

Director: Sol de Carvalho | Stars: Filomena Remigio, Mário Mabjaia, Horácio Guiamba, Esperança Naiene

Votes: 21

When Giants Fall (2015)

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

Votes: 9

Another Man's Garden (2007)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama

Sofia, a young girl in Mozambique who is studying to be a doctor, finds that her professor wants more from her than hard work. An unwillingness to compromise her values and potentially her health, may cost her a place there.

Director: Sol de Carvalho | Stars: Evaristo Abreu, Timóteo Maposse, Maria Amélia Pangane, Filomena Remigio

Votes: 58

A Memory in Three Acts (2017)

64 min | Documentary

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Director: Inadelso Cossa

O Último Voo do Flamingo (2010)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

Tizangara, Mozambique. After the peace agreement. A mystery. UN soldiers exploding. An investigation is begun and Massimo is appointed to solve the mystery. Joaquim will have to translate, ... See full summary »

Director: João Ribeiro | Stars: Eliote Alex, Adriana Alves, Cândida Bila, Carlo D'Ursi

Votes: 53

Grande Hotel (2010)

57 min | Documentary, History

Grande Hotel, Beira, Mozambique. In one of the grandest hotels in the world, born of and to luxury, today you enter 'at own risk'. More than 2500 people live there without water or ... See full summary »

Director: Lotte Stoops

Votes: 55

Mueda, Memoria e Massacre (1979)

80 min | Drama

On 16 June 1960 in Mueda, Mozambique, the Portuguese army executed six hundred inhabitants on the orders of the Portuguese governor. Since the country's independence, Mueda's residents ... See full summary »

Director: Ruy Guerra | Stars: Romao Canapoquele, Filipe Gunoguacala, Mauricio Machimbuco, Baltazar Nchilema

Votes: 23

The Guide (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 40 min | Documentary, Adventure

THE GUIDE is a coming-of-age tale set against the restoration of a war-torn national park in Mozambique. Raised near Gorongosa National Park, young Tonga Torcida dreams of becoming a tour ... See full summary »

Director: Jessica Yu | Star: Greg Carr

Votes: 7

Africa Dreaming (1997– )

156 min | Drama

A series of six dramatic shorts, each from a different African country and all on the broad theme of "love in Africa."

Stars: João Manja, Sophia Matros, Tobias Sigauque, Selna Uries

Votes: 16

Madness (2018)

13 min | Short

A black and white short film that tells the story of a young woman, a patient at a psychiatric hospital in Mozambique, who is searching for her son. It's the lie of a worker, who claims he ... See full summary »

Director: João Viana | Stars: Rosa Mario, Mamadu Baio, Ernania Rainha

Votes: 17

Operação Angola: Fugir para lutar (2015)

116 min | Documentary

In 1961 the liberation struggles start in Angola against the portuguese colonial power. The African students in Portugal fear for their safety and plan to flee outside the country. With the... See full summary »

Director: Diana Andringa | Stars: Pascoal Mocumbi, Charles Roy Harper, Tomás Medeiros, Maria da Luz Boal

Votes: 6

The Great Bazaar (2006)

56 min | Drama

Two boys with different experiences and goals meet up in a sprawling African market. One is looking for a job, to get back what was stolen from him and return home. The other will do ... See full summary »

Director: Licínio Azevedo | Stars: Manuel Adamo, Chico Antonio, Bento Castigo, Manuel Mawelele

Votes: 21

A Terra dos Nossos Avós (2012)

33 min | Documentary, Short

In Mozambique, the use of the country's land is everyone's constitutional given right. Based on the best interest of the state and of every Mozambican, it is given to the people with the ... See full summary »

Director: Fábio Ribeiro

Light Drops (2002)

103 min | Drama

Rui was raised in Mozambique in a small village at the frontier of a mysterious river. Son of Portuguese colonists, his best friend is Ana, a black girl godchild of his mother. At fourteen ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Vendrell | Stars: Filipe Carvalho, Alexandra Antunes, Amaral Matos, Luís Sarmento

Votes: 93

Gold Fever (2017)

25 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

Isn't the whole Earth too small for such ambition? Gold, rubies and poverty in Mozambique.

Director: Raúl de la Fuente

Vreme leoparda (1985)

95 min | Action, Drama, War

As children, a Mozambique native and a Portuguese colonialist were friends. Years have passed and Mozambique is fighting for its independence. Two childhood friends meet on opposing sides.

Director: Zdravko Velimirovic | Stars: Armando Loya, Ana Mazue, Santos Mulungo

Votes: 13

Silent Snow (2011)

71 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

The Arctic plains are an eminent example of nature's untouched beauty, an endless nothing in which only few know how to survive. But dangerous pesticides are silently accumulating here, ... See full summary »

Director: Jan van den Berg | Star: Pipaluk Knudsen-Ostermann

Votes: 39

Pele de Luz (2018)

19 min | Documentary, Short

Anifa survives a kidnap. Isa grows old surrounded by fear. In the heart of Maputo in Mozambique, this two sisters face together a place where the belief in black magic still pursues albino people.

Director: André Guiomar | Stars: Anifa Langa, Dulce Langa, Isaura Langa

Votes: 14

Poisoned Love (2010)

26 min | Short, Drama

Kwame a policeman grew up believing a man is always right and that a women should respect his ways and decisions. When his wife Crista questions him about the way he handles her in bed, the... See full summary »

Director: Mickey Fonseca | Stars: Maria Amelia, Azagaia Edson da Luz, Edurado Gravata, Carla Isaac

Samora Machel, Son of Africa (1989)

27 min | Documentary, Short

Portrait of the late president of Mozambique, Samora Machel, killed in a plane crash in 1986.

Director: Ron Hallis

Nelio's Story (1998)

93 min | Drama

Based on the book by Henning Mankell (Sweden), this story takes place in Mozambique and is about a young boy, Nelio, who loses his entire family during a time of civil war. A wounded Nelio ... See full summary »

Director: Solveig Nordlund | Stars: Sérgio Titos, Evaristo Abreu, Adelino Branquinho, Augusto Cabral

Votes: 72

Little Fiel (2017)

15 min | Documentary, Animation, War

"Little Fiel" is a short documentary about Mozambican artist Fiel dos Santos with a stop motion animation inspired by his memories of growing up during the Mozambican Civil war (1977 - 1992).

Director: Irina Patkanian

The God Squad (2013)

70 min | Documentary, Family, History

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Director: Ted Grouya

Hearts Know * the Runaway Brides (2015)

72 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

Nineteen brides, scattered over four continents, run off on their wedding day. Reality and fiction merge when random people from different cultures contemplate why the brides run away.

Director: Kris Kristinsson | Stars: Bilkees Akther, Chie Arai, Alissa Atanassova, Murat Aygen

A Guerra da Água (1996)

72 min | Documentary

Four stories in a Mozambican village. Stories about a water can, a well that gets broken, a lonely hunter, and a bird that becomes a radio.

Director: Licínio Azevedo

Votes: 6

Djambo (2017)


Carlos Djambo, a former guerrilla photographer, on a re-visit trip to the places where he documented the liberation struggle and the process of reconstruction of Mozambique after ... See full summary »

Directors: Chico Carneiro, Catarina Simão

Young Writer

Drama | Announced

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Director: Abu Gudo

Hands of Clay (2003)

50 min | Documentary

The imaginary world of a unique and refreshing artist from Mozambique who expresses herself with clay, a traditional African material. Reinata Sadimba was born in 1945. Her age hasn't ... See full summary »

Director: Licínio Azevedo

Night Lodgers (2007)

53 min | Documentary

In the colonial era the Grande Hotel in the city of Beira was the largest in Mozambique: 350 rooms, luxurious suites, Olympic-sized swimming pool... At present the building, which is in ... See full summary »

Director: Licínio Azevedo

Votes: 8

I am The Author Of My Name Mia Couto (2019)

52 min | Documentary, Biography

A documentary overview on the life and work of the writer Mia Couto.

Director: Solveig Nordlund

A Ilha dos Espíritos (2007)

63 min | Documentary

A small island, a great history. Long before giving its name to the country, the Mozambique island had a fundamental role in the Indian Ocean during centuries. Anchor point for caravels, ... See full summary »

Director: Licínio Azevedo

Namuli (2016)

23 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

Namuli is a community-backed film about the spirit of exploration and what happens when a team of rock climbers, biologists, and conservationists set off on an unconventional expedition ... See full summary »

Directors: Majka Burhardt, Sarah Garlick, Paul Yoo | Stars: Majka Burhardt, Flavia Esteves, Harith Farooq, Caswell Munyai

A Arvore dos Antepassados (1995)

50 min

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Director: Licínio Azevedo

Mahla (2009)

30 min | Short, Drama

Ermelinda, a nurse working at the Maputo Central Hospital finds out she is pregnant and decides to leave her abusive and alcoholic husband, Jerry. On the bus home to get her son Nelito, ... See full summary »

Director: Mickey Fonseca | Stars: Azagaia Edson da Luz, Edna Jaire, Mário Mabjaia, Gigliola Zacara

Mississe (1995)

45 min | Drama

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Directors: António Forjaz, Hesham Issawi | Stars: Carolina Guita, Mário Mabjaia, Ana Magaia, Sesinando Mambo

Maputo: Ethnography of a Divided City (2015)

74 min | Documentary

This film seeks to visualize Maputo in Mozambique as one of Africa's divided cities. One day in the city, through the eyes of the people who live there.

Directors: João Graça, Fábio Ribeiro | Star: Calane da Silva

The Tropic of Capricorn: A Time-lapse Journey (2012 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short, Music

The Tropic of Capricorn runs through South Africa, the Indian Ocean, Australia, the Pacific, South America, and the Southern Atlantic. Only on December 21, the day of the summer solstice in... See full summary »

Director: Greg Kiss

O Vento Sopra do Norte (1987)

100 min

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Director: Jose Cardoso

Desobediência (2003)

92 min | Drama

Accused of having caused the death of her husband, she was persecuted and humiliated. Twice she proved her innocence. Even so, she was punished in a merciless fashion.

Director: Licínio Azevedo | Stars: Rosa Castigo, Tomás Sodzai

Votes: 9

Tatana (2005)

14 min | Short, Mystery

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Director: João Ribeiro | Stars: Eliote Alex, Atila Cesar, Maria do Ceu, Rogerio Manjate

Ilha de Moçambique (2012)

30 min | Documentary, Comedy, News | Completed

Far away on an isolated island in the indian ocean. A Danish filmmaker is asking the inhabitants two simple questions. What's your name and what do you do? You might never understand the ... See full summary »

Director: Kasper Bisgaard

The Demining Camp (2005)

60 min | Documentary

Some fought on opposite sides in the war which ravaged Mozambique. Others were civilians, and for them, the demining work is an alternative to unemployment or a life of crime. Living all ... See full summary »

Director: Licínio Azevedo

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