Mozambique (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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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: Gil Alexandre, Arlete Guillermina Bombe, Laquino Fonseca, Tomas Bie

Votes: 15

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: Matamba Joaquim, Thiago Justino, Horácio Guiamba, Celeste Baloi

Votes: 86

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: 72

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: 171

Treatment for Traitors (1983)

51 min | Documentary

Revealing documentary compilation from historic footage shot by the National Institute of Cinema in Mozambique which looks at the rehabilitation of former colonial government collaborators ... See full summary »

Director: Ike Bertels

Virgin Margarida (2012)

90 min | Drama

1975, Mozambique's rebirth as an independent nation. The young revolution sweeps the streets of Maputo clean of prostitutes and bad habits. The prostitutes are sent to re-education camps ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 89

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: 29

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: 129

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: 73

These Are the Weapons (1978)

56 min | Short

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Director: Murilo Salles

Nyo Vweta Nafta (2017)

22 min | Short

In Inhambane, Mozambique, the sketchy and funny portrait of a youth who dreams, despairs, cleans, flirts and climbs baobabs.

Director: Ico Costa | Stars: Zacarias Covela, Domingos Marengula, Édio Peleve, Belton Guilade

Votes: 22

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: 56

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: 96

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

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

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: 22

A Tropical Sunday (2014)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Maputo, Mozambique. Lisa, Babu, Gito, and Nuno live on the streets. At Sunday they spend the time at the Funfair, looking for a chance to jump on a ride.

Director: Fabian Ribezzo | Stars: Odette Chissano, Batista Goca, Fabiao Machava, Zé Zimila

Votes: 8

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

Viagem aos Makonde (2019 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary

A documentary about Margot Dias (Germany, 1908 - Portugal, 2001), an ethnologist who shot between 1958-61 among the Makonde tribe, at Mueda, Mozambique. The film is an inner journey that ... See full summary »

Director: Catarina Alves Costa | Stars: Vintani Nafassi, Mbalango, Maybti, Clélio Vilanculus

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: 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

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: 8

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

Dignity (II) (2015)

31 min | Documentary, Short

Twenty girls grow up in an orphanage called "O Viveiro" ("the nursery", in Portuguese), building their lives one millimeter per day, in the miserable and unhealthy town of Chitima, in ... See full summary »

Director: Monica Mazzitelli

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: 54

The Ball (II) (2003)

5 min | Drama, Short

In a small village in Mozambique, two little boys make use of condoms in a different way.

Director: Orlando Mesquita

Votes: 21

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

Ngwenya, the Crocodile (2007)

90 min | Documentary

Each Malangatana's brushstroke is a new line of a long life story. Odd black and white sketching, full of little people in the middle of animals, or with such an explosive African color, ... See full summary »

Director: Isabel Noronha | Star: Malangatana Valente Ngwenya

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: 40

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

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: Esperança Naiene, Filomena Remigio, Medianeira Massingue, Shcozo Ichiyama

Votes: 24

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: 17

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Drama | Announced

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Director: Abu Gudo

25 (1977)

120 min | Documentary

Documentary made in Mozambique about its process of independence and President Samora Machel's revolutionary government.

Directors: Celso Luccas, José Celso Martinez Corrêa

Votes: 5

Mississe (1995)

45 min | Drama

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

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: Miguel Hurst, Osvaldo Lopes da Silva, Jorge Sampaio, Pedro Verona Pires

Votes: 6

Marrabenta Stories (2004)

52 min | Documentary

They survive playing and singing their sorrows and happy memories. Young Mozambican musicians who play Jazz, Funky and Hip Hop join a group of elders who play Marrabenta, a musical style ... See full summary »

Director: Karen Boswall

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

Sidney Poitier na Barbearia de Firipe Beruberu (2001)

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Director: Francisco Villalobos | Star: José Guimarães

Night Stop (2002)

52 min | Documentary

In the middle of Mozambique truckers stop for the night at a small village where local girls are waiting for customers.

Director: Licínio Azevedo

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 God Squad (2013)

70 min | Documentary, Family, History

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Director: Ted Grouya

Mistakes (2011)

Drama

Billy's best friend was Sophie. Grief, guilt and alcohol are now her best friends. Sophie won't finally leave until Billy forgives herself her mistakes.

Director: Graham Gall | Stars: Josie Baynes, Alicia Gall

Os Pestinhas e o Ladrao de brinquedos (2013)

13 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

When one of the 'children' of the Brats is stolen by the local Bully, it's up to them to retrieve it at all costs, at some point they discover that there are more Toys that were stolen from... See full summary »

Director: Nildo Essa | Stars: Halima Essa, Nildo Essa

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

Canta Meu Irmao, Ajuda-Me a Cantar (1982)

120 min

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Director: Jose Cardoso

Pamberi ne Zimbabwe (1981)

50 min | Documentary

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Directors: João Manuel Costa, Carlos Henriques

A Arvore dos Antepassados (1995)

50 min

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Director: Licínio Azevedo

Headwinds of Poverty (2013)

60 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

Can one bike ride through Southern Africa change lives?

Directors: Nathan Field, Ben Whimpey

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