Chad (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
Lingui (2021)
79 metascore

Lingui (2021)

87 min | Drama

Amina, a practicing Muslim, lives with her daughter, 15-year-old Maria. When Amina learns Maria is pregnant and wants to abort the child, they face an impossible situation in a country where abortion is legally and morally condemned.

Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun | Stars: Achouackh Abakar, Rihane Khalil Alio, Youssouf Djaoro, Briya Gomdigue

Votes: 106

Dry Season (2006)
78 metascore

Dry Season (2006)

96 min | Drama

Chad, 2006. After a forty-year civil war, the radio announces the government has just amnestied the war criminals. Outraged by the news, Gumar Abatcha orders his grandson Atim, a ... See full summary »

Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun | Stars: Ali Barkai, Youssouf Djaoro, Aziza Hisseine, Khayar Oumar Defallah

Votes: 864

Talking About Trees (2019)

93 min | Documentary

Four older Sudanese filmmakers with passion for film battle to bring cinema-going back to Sudan, not without resistance. Their 'Sudanese Film Club' have decided to revive an old cinema, and again draw attention to Sudanese film history.

Director: Suhaib Gasmelbari | Stars: Manar Al Hilo, Suleiman Ibrahim, Altayeb Mahdi, Ibrahim Shaddad

Votes: 708

A Screaming Man (2010)
72 metascore

A Screaming Man (2010)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

Present-day Chad. Adam, fifty-five, a former swimming champion, is pool attendant at a smart N'Djamena hotel. When the hotel gets taken over by new Chinese owners, he is forced to give up ... See full summary »

Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun | Stars: Youssouf Djaoro, Diouc Koma, Emile Abossolo M'bo, Hadje Fatime N'Goua

Votes: 1,593 | Gross: $0.01M

Watchers of the Sky (2014)
85 metascore

Watchers of the Sky (2014)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Four modern stories of remarkable courage while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin, the man who coined the term 'genocide'. Inspired by Samantha Power's Pulitzer ... See full summary »

Director: Edet Belzberg | Stars: Benjamin Ferencz, Raphael Lemkin, Matt Mitler, Luis Moreno-Ocampo

Votes: 280 | Gross: $0.02M

Grigris (2013)
59 metascore

Grigris (2013)

101 min | Drama

Despite a paralyzed leg, Grigris, 25 year old, dreams of being a dancer. A challenge. But his dreams are dashed when his stepfather falls critically ill. To save him, Grigris resolves to work for petrol traffickers.

Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun | Stars: Souleymane Démé, Anaïs Monory, Cyril Gueï, Marius Yelolo

Votes: 557

Our Father (2002)
70 metascore

Our Father (2002)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama

The lives of two brothers, who live in N'djamena, are upended when they awake one Saturday morning to find that their father has left the family. They are Amine, about eight years old, ... See full summary »

Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun | Stars: Ahidjo Mahamat Moussa, Hamza Moctar Aguid, Zara Haroun, Mounira Khalil

Votes: 625

Bye Bye Africa (1999)

86 min | Documentary, Drama

Semi-documentary film about a man going to his home country of Chad after many years living in exile in France.

Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun | Stars: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Garba Issa, Aïcha Yelena, Abakar Mahamat-Saleh

Votes: 130

Ivory. A Crime Story (2016)

87 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

3 years of shooting, 30 countries, over 250 hours of raw material provided the basis for the investigation documentary «IVORY. A CRIME STORY» about the causes and consequences of an ... See full summary »

Director: Sergey Yastrzhembsky | Star: Jeff Koinange

Votes: 16

Hissein Habre, A Chadian Tragedy (2016)
80 metascore

Hissein Habre, A Chadian Tragedy (2016)

82 min | Documentary

In 2013 former Chadian dictator Hissein Habré's arrest in Senegal marked the end of a long combat for the survivors of his regime . Accompanied by the Chairman of the Association of the ... See full summary »

Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun | Stars: Hissène Habré, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

Votes: 108

Kalala (2006)

50 min | Documentary

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Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

Tartina City (2007)

90 min | Drama

The action is set in an unnamed African country, where a brutal government's death squad commanded by Colonel Koulbou (Felkissam Mahamat) is active. A journalist, Adoum (Youssouf Djaoro), ... See full summary »

Director: Issa Serge Coelo | Stars: Youssouf Djaoro, Felkissam Mahamat, Billy Joséphine, Adama Rahama

Votes: 9

Ballon de sable (2021)

76 min | Documentary

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Director: Younes Jaddad | Stars: Esaïe Djikoloum, Joseph Rapid Mbaitaro

Maral tanié (1994)

25 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun | Stars: Hadje Falmata Abakar, Moussa Atim, Achta Poret, N'Guérébaye Adoum Saleh

Let There Be Peace (2001)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, War

Koni and Djimi, two childhood friends, flee their village after a tax collector's visit degenerates into a riot. They join the rebels in the bush, convinced that they can at last bring ... See full summary »

Director: Issa Serge Coelo | Stars: Haikal Zakaria, Abdoulaye Ahmat, Gérard Essomba, Sidiki Bakaba

Votes: 59

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: 13

Goï-Goï (1995)

15 min | Short

A dissolute man whose wife cheats on him seeks revenge to preserve his honor.

Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun | Stars: Adamou Mahamat, Fatimé Adoum Daye, Halimata Koundja, Oumar Ouadoua

Votes: 17

Captain Majid (2009)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Sport

Majid fights his own coach for Faiza's heart and the dream of playing international football.

Directors: Abakar Chene Massar, Bentley Brown | Stars: Abakar Chene Massar, Ousman Adoum, Nadech Ngaryo, Adoudou Ahmat Aziber

Votes: 10

Un taxi pour Aouzou (1994)


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Director: Issa Serge Coelo | Star: Ali Baba Nour

Votes: 6

Don't. Don't Break Up with Megan (2004)

8 min | Comedy, Short

Brad needs to break up with his girlfriend Megan. But while Brad is struggling with the difficult task he ends up convincing himself that the female gender control the male species by using Black Magic.

Director: Jay Dahl | Stars: Joseph McKibbon, Kristin Langille, Amy Kate Connolly, Mark Day

Votes: 10

Letter from New York (2001)

14 min | Short

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Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

Ndege Ndogo Little Bird (2014)

56 min | Documentary, Adventure

Two friends take to the skies in a 1957 Piper Super Cub as a conservation effort for the Shompole Group Ranch in Kenya. They brave heavy weather in a tiny cockpit on their odyssey from ... See full summary »

Director: Mathieu Mazza

Les abattoirs de Forchia (1966)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Edouard Sailly

Réfugiés mais humains (2007)

33 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Pierre Rouamba, S. Pierre Yameogo

L'enfant du Tchad (1969)


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Director: Edouard Sailly

Oustaz (2016)

19 min | Documentary, Short

An American-born filmmaker who grew up in Chad returns to home video to explore the death of his Arabic teacher and their moments of early filmmaking.

Director: Bentley Brown | Stars: Mahamat Ali Boukhary, Aaron Brown, Bentley Brown, Abdelaziz Djamil

Votes: 11

First Camera (2019)

10 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

In a small town in Chad, a thirteen-year-old future filmmaker picks up his family's home video camera to document an event for the first time.

Director: Bentley Brown | Stars: Bentley Brown, Aaron Brown, Abakar Moussa

Songs to Enemies and Deserts (2009)

35 min | Documentary, Short, News

A documentary about civilians and rebel fighters living alongside each other in the deserts of war-torn Darfur.

Directors: Shane Bauer, David Martinez

Scenarios from Africa: The Tree and the Wind (2004)

9 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun | Stars: Aché Ahmed, Garba Issa, Amina Billy Mourtallah

Dilemme au féminin (1995 TV Short)

24 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Zara Yacoub

Votes: 7

CHAD Exodus (2013)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

This film gives a brief overview of the Bororro tribe's exodus across a vast region of Central Africa as they congregate in a part of Chad's Sahel region for their annual celebration of an ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Fenech

Education in Emergencies (2017)

Short, Drama

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Director: Alliah Fafin

Khawadjat (2016)

4 min | Documentary, Short

Through home video, a Texas-born, Chad-raised filmmaker revisits his teenage filmmaking beginnings in the Khawadjat neighborhood.

Director: Bentley Brown

Water for Life (2012)

Short, News

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Director: Bryan Maloy

Darfurian Voices (2011 Video)

38 min | Documentary, Short, History

'Darfurian Voices' documents the views of Darfurian refugees on peace, justice and reconciliation and broadcasts them directly to the policymakers and activists who have the power to affect... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Farber

Le troisième jour (1967)

25 min | Short

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Director: Edouard Sailly

Scenarios from Africa: African Solidarity (2004)

11 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun | Stars: Hamza Moctar Aguid, Khayar Oumar Defallah, Lodinamou Madeona

Cereal Time TV (2014– )

3 min | Short

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Star: George Memeulous

Votes: 191