Suriname (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

One People (1976)

111 min | Drama

Roy is a handsome Surinam man, who studies in Amsterdam. He hurriedly left his Dutch girlfriend Karina to visit his dying mom in Paramaribo. Back in his homeland, Roy soon becomes obsessed ... See full summary »

Director: Pim de la Parra | Stars: Borger Breeveld, Diana Gangaram Panday, Willeke van Ammelrooy, Emanuel van Gonter

Votes: 233

The Obsessed One (1974)

76 min | Thriller

A bunch of beatniks goes out for a demented spree of murder and violent fun. The beatniks find Tyrone Pedro and his new wife in the park. They beat up Tyrone and brutally rape his wife and ... See full summary »

Director: Ramdjan Abdoelrahman | Stars: Malc Panday, Sally Savalas, Tracy Parrish, Tricia Welch

Votes: 33

Stones Have Laws (2019)

100 min | Documentary

Documentary about the Marrons, an indigenous tribe living in Suriname.

Directors: Tolin Alexander, Siebren de Haan, Lonnie van Brummelen

Votes: 10

Wiren (2018)

105 min | Drama

When nine-year-old Wiren meets the American Dr. Young a world of opportunities opens up for the small deaf boy. Driven by his ambition to get ahead in life he leaves his life in rural ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Tai-Apin | Stars: Idi Lemmers, Gaby Treurniet, Altaafkhan Dhonre, Rafe Leysner

Votes: 47

Paramaribo College (2009– )


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Stars: Quincy Berkleef, Micha-Robin Drielinger, Chandel Menckeberg, Xaviera Somojiono

I want to know (2022)

Documentary | Filming

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Director: Ananta Khemradj

Paramaribo Papers (2002 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama, Thriller

On behalf of the Dutch government a secret agent is looking for a journalist who suddenly disappeared in Suriname. He must make their way in a country paralyzed by demonstrations and protests against the military government.

Director: Ger Poppelaars | Stars: Mark Rietman, Daniëlla Mercelina, Kenneth Herdigein, Wilgo Baarn

Votes: 41

Het geheim van Mariënburg (2013)

83 min | Drama

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Director: Ramdjan Abdoelrahman | Stars: Ramdjan Abdoelrahman, Soenarijo Moestadja, Enrique Ralim

Votes: 7

Tidelines (2013)

95 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

Two brothers and a friend set sail on a three-year, 37,000-mile oceanic journey in search of adventure but their plans are quickly run aground by the plastic on the beaches.

Directors: Andrew Naysmith, Arwen Hunter

Aluku liba (2009)

90 min | Documentary, Drama, History

Loeti is a drifter who has spent years away from his village in French Guiana, working in extreme conditions. When the army cracks down on illegal gold mining in the Amazon forest, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Jolliet | Stars: Laurence Alota, Loeti Mais

Votes: 7

Let Each One Go Where He May (2009)

Not Rated | 135 min | Drama

The film traces the extensive journey of two unidentified brothers who venture from the outskirts of Paramaribo, Suriname, on land and through rapids, past a Maroon village on the Upper ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Russell | Stars: Monie Pansa, Benjen Pansa, Erwin Akobe, Veronique Akoeba

Votes: 75

I Can See Everything (2008)

5 min | Documentary, Short

This film poem revisits the words of Yuri Gagarin aboard the first manned space flight in 1961.

Directors: John Haptas, Kristine Samuelson

Doculab Suriname (2019)

270 min | Documentary

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Directors: Kenrich Cairo, Nancy de Randamie, Ananta Khemradj, Rosita Leeflang, Tessa Leuwsha, Ginny Roos

Familiar Faces/Unexpected Places: A Global African Diaspora (2018 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

The enslavement of millions of Africans led to the development of African Diasporan communities around the world. Their knowledge and skills helped build new societies and they created new ... See full summary »

Director: Sheila S Walker

Tjúba tén: The Wet Season (2007)

47 min

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Directors: Brigid McCaffrey, Ben Russell

Votes: 11

Kownu Oloisi Lasi (2018)

33 min | Documentary, Short

Typical Surinamese 'Kaseko' dance music also has a jazzy variety: Kaseko Jazz. Will youngsters succeed in convincing the old guard that the future of Kaseko Jazz is in good hands with them?

Director: Rosita Leeflang

I Am a Village (2018)

36 min | Documentary, Short

Angelique is the first female mayor of indigenous village 'Gran Kreek'. It is not even on the map. Can Angelique unite her people, and make the small creek 'Grand' again?

Director: Ginny Roos

A Love Story: Lesley and Anne (2005 TV Movie)

40 min | Drama, Romance

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Director: Sharda Ganga | Stars: Kim Aikman, Farida Colom, Diego Dhanradj

Nice Places to Die (2015)

105 min | Documentary, Family, Mystery

In the face of death you can really sense life. There are people who share their lives with the dead and some literally with corpses. A trip from Argentina to Manila, Cairo and Sulawesi.

Director: Bernd Schaarmann

Votes: 22

Hidden World (2018)

31 min | Documentary, Short

He is the last in the village that knows how to communicate with the ancestor spirits to keep the harmony and prevent misfortune. Since Amoksi is getting old, it is time to transfer his ancient know how to his son Michael.

Director: Kenrich Cairo | Stars: Kenrich Cairo, Elisabeth 'Joosje' Misdjan, Michael Roman, Petrus 'Amoksi' Roman

Interview Studio Rijnmond Met Daniella Mercelina Eddy Wijngaarde (Video)

9 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Eddy Wijngaarde, Daniëlla Mercelina

Frits de Gids (Ladies' Man) (2018)

57 min | Documentary

In the middle of tropical rainforest, Watsy is courting the beautiful Amelia according to an ancient protocol, with strict rules. Tradition prescribes that you marry at least two women. But what if you only want to marry the one Amalia?

Director: Tessa Leuwsha

The Secret of the Saramacca River (2007)

88 min | Drama

University teacher Horatio and his young wife Hortense are so wrapped up in their marital crisis, that they are unaware of the conspiracy unfolding around them.

Director: Pim de la Parra | Stars: Kenneth Herdigein, Lucille Roberts, Maureen Chin a Moei, Jermaine Cronie

Votes: 7

Kennis Maakt Macht (1987–1988)


Current affairs high school trivia quiz in which high schools nationwide competed against each other for the coveted title of "Best High School Of The Year". Ran for one season only.

Star: Amaru

Black Brother (Boni)

Action | Announced

In the Amazon jungle, one man rises to raid plantations and free the enslaved.

A Kippah in the Caribbean (2015)

57 min | Documentary

The documentary is about Jewish Caribbean identity. About 400 years of Jewish history in Surinam, Curaçao and Aruba. We follow their trace through Portugal, Amsterdam, Brazil to Curaçao, ... See full summary »

Directors: Mike Ho-Sam-Sooi, Tanja Fraai

Between Two Worlds (2012)

26 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

Between Two Worlds is a portrait about the Dutch filmmaker Marijn Poels He works in third world countries so much that he doesn't know where he belongs anymore.

Director: Ruud Lenssen | Star: Marijn Poels

Votes: 11

Visual Light (2017)

35 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

A documentary about the life and work of Dutch glass sculpture artist Annemiek Punt, and the people who are touched by her work. An in-depth look into the craftmanship an passion of a true artist.

Director: Fokke Baarssen

Saaf Camp (2013– )


Suriname is losing people early to Non Communicable Diseases - world's leading cause of death. Share the people's journey as they uplift, educate and inspire a nation to embrace and achieve better health. Welcome to SAAF CAMP Sissies.

Stars: Keith Dorsette, Monique De Kom, Vidjay Haarmans, Danielle Renfrum

The Wild Coast: An Exploration of the Guianas (2014)

55 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

A geographical, historical and philosophical exploration of freedom in the three Guianas of South America. Reviewing the sites of the cult leader Jim Jones at Jonestown, escapee Papillon in... See full summary »

Director: David Whalen | Star: Richard Taylor

Desecration (II) (2012)

9 min | Short, Action, Drama | Completed

Abigail, who's in an abusive relationship, knows that it's wrong for her to stay but isn't strong enough to let go.

Directors: Jill Chen Poun Joe, Jim Westfa | Stars: Michal Ramdas, Justin Steeman, Kelsey Samiran

Lost in Hustle (2012)

115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A young Surinamese boy is recruited by an ex-con on parole to sell cocaine on behalf of a Surinamese mafioso who is trying to break his Mafia ties.

Director: Chabi Ibidon | Stars: Tekisha Rosanna Abel, Errull Adel, Foe Aman, Bryan Apai

Votes: 6

River Rites (2011)

11 min | Documentary, Short

Trance dance and water implosion, a line drawn between secular freak-outs and religious phenomena. Shot in a single-take at a sacred site on the Upper Suriname River, the minor secrets of ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Russell

Votes: 91

Field Chronicles: Suriname (2013)

11 min | Documentary, Short

Suriname is part of the Guiana Shield, a tropical wilderness spanning six countries in South America, which contains about 25% of the world's remaining intact forest and produces as much as... See full summary »

Director: Peter Stonier

Je kan toch lezen... (Missing Pages) (2018)

47 min | Documentary

A country where the former dictator is elected president, helped by young voters. Young journalist Ananta wants to know why she and her whole generation grew up without knowledge of the atrocities committed in the 1980's.

Director: Ananta Khemradj

Interview met Ger Poppelaars (Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Eddy Wijngaarde, Daniëlla Mercelina

Cry of a cursed plantation - The secret of Mariënburg (2013)

83 min | Documentary, Drama, History

There is a story that has largely disappeared into oblivion because those who have experienced it preferred not to speak about it. Much details of the story are therefore lost. After the ... See full summary »

Director: Ramdjan Abdoelrahman

Homelands (2017)

73 min | Documentary | Completed


Directors: Jaha Browne, Tara Manandhar

Field Spotlight: Sydney Allicock (2013)

5 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

'We may not have a five star hotel, but we have a five star forest,' says Sydney Allicock, a Member of Parliament and pioneer of community-based tourism in Guyana. He also talks about the ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Stonier

Lucia Rijker: A Boxer, a Buddhist (2007)

73 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

A film about searching for recognition in the outside world and finding it within.

Director: George Schouten | Star: Lucia Rijker

Votes: 7

The Incredible Journey of a Dredge (2015)

18 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Ernst Daniel Nijboer

Verkeerd (2004)

75 min | Drama

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Directors: Romeo Starke, Louis Vismale | Stars: Max Moesman, Humphrey van Hetten, Jolanda Wassenaar

Vignette (II) (2018)

20 min | Documentary, Short

Vignette is a compilation of four portraits that delves into the journeys of Patti, Rashad, Grace, and Kaitlyn as they share their stories about relationships, love, identity, and family.

Director: Gabriella Grinwald-Alves

Field Spotlight: Monique Pool (2013)

6 min | Short, News | Completed

Monique Pool, CI partner and founder of the Green Heritage Fund Suriname, finds herself 'slothified' after an area of forest in Paramaribo, Suriname, is cut down. Monique rescues more than ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Stonier