Namibia (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
Samsara (I) (2011)
65 metascore

Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 31,939 | Gross: $2.67M

Red Scorpion (1988)

R | 105 min | Action, Adventure

A Soviet Special Forces soldier is sent on a mission to infiltrate an African rebel army and assassinate its leader, but the war machine they trained starts to think for himself.

Director: Joseph Zito | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, M. Emmet Walsh, Al White, T.P. McKenna

Votes: 8,055 | Gross: $4.19M

Cold Night (2020)

87 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | Completed

Confronted by the cultural restrict rules of his Scandinavian society, a private detective deconstructs himself through the argument of Shakespeare' s Hamlet.

Directors: André Costa, André Costa | Stars: Thomas Bang, Rebecca Ferguson, Michael Kastrupsen, Biljana Stojkoska

Maryan (2013)

Not Rated | 150 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

A contract worker in Sudan is abducted by mercenaries and his lover in India awaits his return.

Director: Ganapathy Bharat | Stars: Dhanush, Parvathy Thiruvothu, Salim Kumar, Appukutty

Votes: 2,747

The White Line (2019)

100 min | Drama, History, Romance

A story of hope borne from love grown in a forbidding time.

Director: Desiree Kahikopo | Stars: Charl Botha, Joalette de Villiers, Girley Jazama, Vanessa Kamatoto

Votes: 6

Into the Okavango (2018)

88 min | Documentary

A passionate conservation biologist brings together a river bushman fearful of losing his past and a young scientist uncertain of her future on an epic, four-month expedition across three ... See full summary »

Director: Neil Gelinas | Star: Steve Boyes

Votes: 237

Trophy (2017)
80 metascore

Trophy (2017)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary

This in-depth look into the powerhouse industries of big-game hunting, breeding and wildlife conservation in the U.S. and Africa unravels the complex consequences of treating animals as commodities.

Directors: Christina Clusiau, Shaul Schwarz | Stars: Tim Black, Philip Glass, Christo Gomes, John Hume

Votes: 568 | Gross: $0.02M

Bunker77 (2016)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

A chronicle of the wild and brief life of the 1970s' most controversial surf star and international playboy from Los Angeles, Bunker Spreckels.

Director: Takuji Masuda | Stars: Tony Alva, Laird Hamilton, Mike Judge, Johnny Knoxville

Votes: 103

#LANDoftheBRAVEfilm (2019)

95 min | Thriller

During the dry Namibian winter a tough female cop investigates a series of hateful murders, only to encounter a ruthless reporter who exposes dark secrets from her past to derail the case.

Director: Tim Huebschle | Stars: Elize de Wee, Armas Shivute, Pieter Greeff, Ralf Boll

Votes: 6

Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation (2007)

161 min | Drama

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Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Danny Glover, Chrisjan Appollus, Obed Emvula, Joel Haikali

Votes: 84

Faces of Africa (2012– )

26 min | Documentary, News

Produced by CCTV News Content (CCTV+), an important component of CGTN (China Global Television Network) from CGTN Africa's studios in Nairobi, "Faces of Africa" covers extraordinary stories about people in Africa, known or unknown.

Stars: Chilu Lemba, The Bochabela String Orchestra, Ntone Edjabe, Kenneth Kaunda

Jogo de Corpo. Capoeira e Ancestralidade (2013)

87 min | Documentary, Biography, History

BODY GAMES presents a sensual tapestry of combat games from both sides of the Atlantic. It tells a story driven by Mestre Cobra Mansa's need to understand the ancestry of his art form, ... See full summary »

Directors: Matthias Assunção, Mestre Cobra Mansa, Richard Pakleppa | Stars: Mestre Cobra Mansa, Cinézio Peçanha

Votes: 5

IPC 376 (2019)


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Director: Ramkumar | Star: Nandita Shwetha

The Unlikely Encounter (2018)

107 min | Drama, Family | Completed

Set in Windhoek area in today's Namibia, The Unlikely Encounter is a drama with sarcastic humor about relational difficulties between father and son. When the womanizing and absent father, ... See full summary »

Directors: André Costa, André Costa | Stars: Jan-Baren Scheepers, Roya Diehl, Armas Shivute, Jd Januarie

Katutura (2015)

114 min | Action, Drama

Katutura follows several characters experience the gravity of living in a Township where dreams are poised to die. As they remain hopeful in the face of adversity they are unaware their lives will collide in both hopeful and brutal ways.

Director: Florian Schott | Stars: Mara Baumgartner, Obed Emvula, Whilzahn Gelderbloem, Tjuna Kauapirura

Votes: 16

Everything Happens for a Reason (2013)

15 min | Short, Action, Comedy

Two thugs, a man with a gun, a furious girlfriend, an angry taxi driver, the police. And one unlucky guy in the middle.

Director: Florian Schott | Stars: Lize-Leandra Ehlers, Joel Haikali, Norman Job, Muhindua Kaura

Africa, Blood & Beauty (2012)

90 min | Documentary, History

This film speaks of archaic peoples, their customs and mores, in an attempt to make the last snapshots of their traditional lifestyles before they are gone for good.

Director: Sergey Yastrzhembsky | Star: Lambert Wilson

Votes: 15

Leni Riefenstahl: Her Dream of Africa (2003)

58 min | Documentary

Leni Riefenstahl's journey back to Sudan at the age of 97. She attempts to meet with people of the Nuba tribe, in a village she lived in and photographed during the 1970s.

Director: Ray Müller | Stars: Leni Riefenstahl, Adolf Hitler

Votes: 60

Baxu and the Giants (2019)

29 min | Short, Drama, Family

A story of how Rhino Poaching triggers social change in rural Namibia, seen through the eyes of a 9 year old girl.

Director: Florian Schott | Stars: Steven Afrikaner, Camilla Jo-Ann Daries, Robert Hara Gaeb, Anna Louw

Votes: 7

Taste of Rain (2012)

82 min | Drama

Rachel struggles to survive a drought that has hit her farm and her life. A water-diviner brings dramatic changes to her life. She is confronted with a desert deep within herself and discovers a way to survive.

Director: Richard Pakleppa | Stars: Nicola Hanekom, Pope Jerrod, Grant Swanby, Frieda Byl

Votes: 17

Uushimba (City-Life) (2016)

25 min | Short, Action

Uushimba is a story off a young man Hangula who arrives in the city to seek greener pastures. He gets caught up with his cousin Tangeni's thug lifeways and becomes a recruit in Tangeni's ... See full summary »

Director: Khama Nakanduungileh | Star: Gustav Nuuyoma

Namibia - The Spirit of Wilderness (2016)

55 min | Documentary

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Director: Alexander Sass

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

El cielo escondido (2016)

Hermes is an Argentine anthropologist who is living with the villagers of the Damara ethnic group in Namibia. Researching about the possible origins of mankind and specialized in the ... See full summary »

Director: Pablo César | Stars: Patricio Bedoya, Whilzahn Gelderbloem, Ludwig Karl-Heinz, Joe Murangi

My Father's Son (I) (2010)


Ngilifa, who has prospered in the capital city of Windhoek, returns with his sophisticated urban wife to the rural village in Ovamboland, in northern Namibia, which he left 21 years ago. ... See full summary »

Director: Joel Haikali

The Unseen (III) (2016)

70 min | Drama

The Unseen is about art, identity and solitude. It presents three interconnected vignettes that follow three different characters as they slip into spaces in Namibian society mostly unseen.

Director: Perivi Katjavivi | Stars: Esther Beukes, Senga Brockerhoff, Mathew Ishitile, Antonio David Lyons

100 Bucks (2012)

25 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

100 Bucks is an urban story of the journey of a 100-dollar note that passes from hands of wealth to hands of need and through thieving hands. Through the journey of the currency brief ... See full summary »

Director: Oshosheni Hiveluah | Stars: Steven Afrikaner, Sylvanie Beukes, Girley Jazama, Perivi Katjavivi

BREAK (2018)


A group of friends go out for a night of fun, but everything goes wrong and they end up waking up in someone's car with one of them lying dead on the road. Who did it? And why ?

Director: Antany Knows | Stars: Nashya Dunaiski, Whilzahn Gelderbloem, Greg Ipinge, Zavia Johr

Invisibles (2019)

16 min | Short, Drama

Two individuals run into each other at a low point in their lives and go on a journey of self-love and freedom. Traveling the majestic Namibian outback, landscape of the psyche of a post-Apartheid nation and theirs, they find their place.

Director: Joel Haikali | Stars: Salmi Nambinga, Kaudife Haikali, Cecil Moller, Tulimelila Shityuwete

Looking for Iilonga (2011)

18 min | Short, Drama

One day a man arrives at Simon's home and claims that his wife Elizabeth has borrowed a lot of money from him - and indeed she did. Simon is faced with one option only: he has to repay his ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Huebschle | Stars: Onesmus Uupindi, Ilke Platt, Aune Hamunyela, Immanuel Namwandi

Votes: 5

Passion for Planet (2016)

100 min | Documentary

A journey around the globe together with the world's best wildlife filmmakers. We experience their passion and commitment for the natural beauty of our planet. However, their mission is now... See full summary »

Director: Werner Schuessler | Stars: Rita Banerji, Jan Haft, Michael Schlamberger, Rita Schlamberger

Votes: 15

Mothertongue (2016)

73 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

Keith (46) looks for his father's footprints (deceased a few years ago) by the testimony of five women in three continents. Their words will mark the path to find his own voice.

Director: Teresa Sendagorta

Orange Juice (2010)

8 min | Short, Drama

On a fine day they met over a glass of orange juice. Destiny overwhelmed, they fell completely in love. However they each held a secret not to be revealed. A secret so threatening it would destroy their chance at true love.

Director: Tim Huebschle | Stars: Lara-Lyn Ahrens, Obed Emvula

Film Festival Film (2019)

48 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

Great cinema is what happens while you're busy waiting... for permission.

Directors: Perivi Katjavivi, Mpumelelo Mcata | Stars: Lindiwe Matshikiza, Jean-Pierre Bekolo, Rehad Desai, Sarah Dawson

Wild Landings: Namibia (2017 TV Movie)

68 min | Documentary, Adventure, History | Completed

This is a self-contained pilot episode for a documentary series where 2 adventurers build their own plane to land anywhere. First destination Namibia - where they wild land and follow ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Ross

Rule of Nature (2017)

25 min | Documentary, Short

Adapt or die? Following a young woman female tribe member of the only few remaining indigenous bushmen of Namibia, we get a uniquely personal and dramatic insight on her people's story and their threatening situation of total extinction.

Director: Dieter Primig | Stars: Xága Tertu Fernandu, Reinhard Friederich, Frans Gomeb, Willem-Jan Trommelen

DARK CITY: Interval_575 (2021)

70 min | Action, Thriller | Announced

Dark City follows a story of a distraught and compunctious young man, Toivo, as he try to avenge and find justices for his elder brother's death, Simon. Who was killed by a mafia mob, CHAPO... See full summary »

Director: Cecil Moller | Star: Gustav Nuuyoma

Another Sunny Day (2017)

4 min | Documentary, Short

Imagine how life must be for someone whose skin has no protection whatsoever from the sun. And now imagine living in a country that averages over 80% sunshine during any given year. Welcome to Paulus's life in Namibia.

Director: Tim Huebschle | Star: Paulus Johannes

Bitter Roots (2010)

67 min | Documentary, Biography

Set in North East Namibia in southern Africa's Kalahari desert, traditional home of the Bushmen. It updates the ethnographic film record begun in the 1950s by John Marshall, whose films ... See full summary »

Director: Adrian Strong

The Wind on your Skin (2019– )


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Stars: Naomi Beukes, Sheridan Coetzee, Annuziatha Lebereki, Kayla Nicole Mouton

Bikes for Africa (2012)

68 min | Documentary, Adventure

Bikes for Africa is an entertaining, insightful and daringly honest documentary following the life adventures of Hap Cameron and Mandy Todd, and their attempt to help implement a self ... See full summary »

Directors: Hap Cameron, Richard Sidey

Votes: 5

Chaos Au Kalahari (2015 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

In the heart of the Kalahari Desert - "Land of the thirsty" to the Kalahari San (Bushmen) - water is a precious and strategic resource. Considered the 'first people', the San have survived ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Thompson-Gorry

Searching for the lost future (2016 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

An extraordinary journey to the past across four continents leads you to discover the milestones that marked the way has took us from biology to civilization.

Director: Alfonso Par

CamelThorns (2010)

17 min | Short, Action, Adventure

Set in Namibia, Africa, this short film tells the story of two local girls, Marie and Jessica who find themselves in a threatening and life-altering situation. Their courage and strength is... See full summary »

Director: Genevieve Tanya Detering | Stars: Nicole Davidow, Ruan Greef, Ruan Greeff, Johannes Kamati

Votes: 9

#standwithme (2014)

73 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

#standwithme examines the realities of modern-day slavery, the role we play in it as consumers, and the importance of knowing the story behind what we buy. After seeing a photo of two ... See full summary »

Directors: Patrick Moreau, Grant Peelle

Votes: 8

Torn (2016– )

24 min | Romance

Merriam a fast rising lawyer is torn between her past love, James and the man she is currently dating Paul. The series deals with how she handles the situation.

Stars: Ridow-Ann English, Saccheus Feresiano, Veiko Shidolo

Rider Without a Horse (2009)

12 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

A colonial monument comes to life in the present-day independent country.

Director: Tim Huebschle | Stars: Friedrich-Wilhelm Prozinsky, Howarth Katambo, Obed Emvula, Theresa Kahorongo

Headwinds of Poverty (2013)

60 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

Can one bike ride through Southern Africa change lives?

Directors: Nathan Field, Ben Whimpey

Kolmanskop (1983)

56 min | Drama, Romance

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Director: David Pupkewitz | Stars: Burt Caesar, James Donnelly, Paul Herzberg, Andrea Morris

The Greatest Return (Video)

42 min | Documentary, Short, Biography | Post-production

The Greatest Return tells the story of some of the most legendary conservationists of our time - Heroes for the natural world, gathered to discuss their views on past, present, and future ... See full summary »

Director: Matt Mays | Stars: Saba Douglas-Hamilton, Alan Root, Carl Safina, Iain Douglas-Hamilton

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