Timor-Leste (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

Children of the Light (2014)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, Biography, History

A documentary on the life story of Desmond Tutu and his journey during the crucial years of anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa.

Director: Dawn Gifford Engle | Stars: Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, Naomi Tutu

Votes: 18

A Guerra da Beatriz (2013)

101 min | Drama, History, War

16 years after Beatriz's husband disappears during a brutal massacre by occupying Indonesian forces, she is troubled by his mysterious return: is he the young man she had lost or is he an impostor?

Directors: Luigi Acquisto, Bety Reis | Stars: Irim Tolentino, Augusta Soares, José da Costa, Osme Gonsalves

Votes: 72

Abdul & José (2017 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, Family, History

During Timor's brutal occupation by Indonesia thousands of children were stolen, as were many of the country's resources.   This is 'Jose' Abdul Rahman's story. In 1978 Jose, eight at the ... See full summary »

Directors: Luigi Acquisto, Lurdes Pires

The New Environmentalists from Chicago to the Karoo (2013)

28 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

The New Environmentalists share a common goal, safeguarding the Earths natural resources from exploitation and pollution, while fighting for justice in their own communities. These are true... See full summary »

Directors: John Antonelli, Tom Dusenbery, Will Parrinello | Stars: Jill Eikenberry, Robert Redford, Michael Tucker

Chau u Polo (2012)

15 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

A poor Timorese boy is teased and ridiculed at his local school in remote Los Palos. In desperation he runs away to catch up with his only friend; a fisherman. While fishing he is he is ... See full summary »

Directors: Wayne Tindall, Charles Meluk | Stars: Edy May Chailor-Peskador, Nivio Meleve Guerra de Olivera, Romendio Hornay, Zelindo Joao Lay

Votes: 15

Boneca de Atauro: Searching for the Lost Love (2016)

21 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

"Boneca de Ataúro: Searching for the Lost Love" is an animated short film (20mins), in which the main character-a handmade rag doll called Ataurina-while looking for her lost boyfriend ... See full summary »

Director: David Palazon

Al Karnak (2017)

Documentary, Short

A documentary deals with the surrounding of the screening of Al Karnak movie directed by Ali Badrakhan quoted from Naguib Mahfouz's novel, which sparked a great deal of technical and ... See full summary »

Ema Nudar Umanu (2018)

70 min

Ema Nudar Umanu is the story of the dream of a woman who has died told to a man born from a duck's egg in a jungle far from anything. It is the story of a couple forced together, coming to ... See full summary »

Directors: Jonas Rusumalay Diaz, Thomas Henning | Star: Apo Quintao

Wawata Topu: Mermaids of Timor-Leste (2013)

33 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

Wawata Topu (women divers) are four generations of fisher-women striving to make a living in the coastal village of Adara, West Atauro, Timor-Leste. Their daily lives, economic practices ... See full summary »

Directors: David Palazon, Enrique Alonso | Star: Nelson Turquel

Votes: 14

Jose's Story (2013)

7 min | Documentary, Animation, Short | Completed

One Man's inspiring story of hope, resilience and survival amidst the brutal fight to free East Timor.

Director: Wendy Chandler

Selfie (VI) (2017)

15 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Short drama from East Timor. A schoolgirl deals with the dark side of social media when she is lured into sending an explicit photograph to her boyfriend.

Director: Ian White

Tattooed Warriors of Timor (2019)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Rizky Rahadianto

Letter to My Mom (2008)

7 min | Documentary, Short

In 2006, a crisis erupted in East Timor that caused thousands of people to flee the city for safe refuge. The violence claimed the lives of many Timorese citizens and left widespread ... See full summary »

Director: Francisca Maia

Grandfather Crocodile (2016)

50 min | Documentary | Completed

Four testimonials about Human Rights violations in the first person filmed some months before the Santa Cruz Massacre. Grandfather Crocodile is a documentary about the power of images, 25 ... See full summary »

Director: Francisco Rosas

Lime Odyssey: Quest for the Book of Secrets (2017)

3 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

The Princess Or The Dragon?

Director: Jonathan Nolan | Star: Jonathan Nolan

The Pulsa Salesman (2016)

109 min | Documentary | Completed

D. Jaime Garcia Goulart. A simple man born on Pico island, in the Azorean archipelago, travels to the other side of the world being named the first Bishop of East-Timor in 1945. IDA NEBE ... See full summary »

Director: Francisco Rosas

Kari Matenek (2012– )

10 min | Family

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Stars: Betty Carvalho, Almério Dos Santos

Suku Hali (2010– )


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Stars: Alfredo da Costa, Serafim de Araujo, Jacinta de Fatima, Asala de Jesus

White Elephants (I) (2015)

9 min | Short, Drama

A surrealist allegorical exploration of the Australian-Timor dynamic played as a tense relationship between a young woman, Bebe and her intimidating foreign lover, Jack.

Director: Dominic Allen | Stars: Bebe Goncalves, Jak Dyer

Mensajeiru (2014)

16 min | Short, Drama, History

A 15 years old boy follows his brother on the journey to save his community, during East Timor voted independence from Indonesia.

Director: Francisca Maia | Stars: Laura Soares Abrantes, Serafim de Araujo, Osme Gonsalves, Gil Henry de Carvalho Madeira

Suku Hali (2010– )


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Director: Jonathan York | Stars: Alfredo da Costa, Serafim de Araujo, Jacinta de Fatima, Asala de Jesus

Suku Hali (2010– )


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Director: Jonathan York | Stars: Alfredo da Costa, Serafim de Araujo, Jacinta de Fatima, Asala de Jesus