Tanzania (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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Pili (I) (2017)

85 min | Drama

Pili lives in rural Tanzania, working the fields for less than $1 a day to feed her two children and struggling to manage her HIV-positive status in secret. When she is offered the chance ... See full summary »

Director: Leanne Welham | Stars: Bello Rashid, Nkwabi Elias Ng'angasamala, Sesilia Florian Kilimila, Sikijua Rashid

Votes: 23

Chimpanzee (2012)
57 metascore

Chimpanzee (2012)

G | 78 min | Documentary, Family

A 3-months-old chimpanzee is separated from his troop and is then adopted by a fully-grown male.

Directors: Alastair Fothergill, Mark Linfield | Star: Tim Allen

Votes: 5,577 | Gross: $28.97M

After the Harvest II

90 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller | Post-production

A devastating, life-changing experience leads to a dangerous encounter.

Director: Henry Mason | Stars: Saffron Burrows, Russell Tovey, Adelaide Clemens, Kim Bodnia

In Defense of Food (2015 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary

In Defense of Food tackles a question more and more people around the world have been asking: What should I eat to be healthy? Based on award-winning journalist Michael Pollan's ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Schwarz | Star: Michael Pollan

Votes: 655

Jonah (II) (2013)

TV-G | 17 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

Mbwana and his best friend Juma are two young men with big dreams. These dreams become reality when they photograph a gigantic fish leaping out of the sea and their small town blossoms into... See full summary »

Director: Kibwe Tavares | Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Malachi Kirby, Louis Mahoney

Votes: 189

King of Beasts (2018)

86 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

The story of lion trophy hunters in Africa. KING OF BEASTS offers a close-up on the world of the controversial 'sport" of lion hunting.

Directors: Tomer Almagor, Nadav Harel

Votes: 40

White Shadow (2013)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama

The story of Alias, a young Albino on the run, hunted by local witch doctors who use Albinos body parts for their potions.

Director: Noaz Deshe | Stars: Hamisi Bazili, Salum Abdallah, Riziki Ally, James Gayo

Votes: 343

Planetary (2015)

85 min | Documentary, History

We are in the midst of a global crisis of perspective. We have forgotten the undeniable truth that everything is connected. PLANETARY is a provocative and breathtaking wakeup call, a cross ... See full summary »

Directors: Guy Reid, Steve Watts Kennedy | Stars: Janine Benyus, Ronald Garan, Joan Halifax, Paul Hawken

Votes: 327

Vessel (II) (2014)
68 metascore

Vessel (II) (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

A fearless sea captain sails a ship through loopholes in international law, providing abortions on the high seas, and leaving in her wake a network of emboldened activists who trust women to handle abortion on their own terms.

Director: Diana Whitten | Star: Rebecca Gomperts

Votes: 204

Diamond Platnumz Feat. Fally Ipupa: Inama (2019 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

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Directors: Declo, Jessica Francois, Kenny | Stars: Fally Ipupa, Diamond Platinumz

Father Africa (2017)

105 min | Family, Sport

A coming-of-age story that follows the main character, Cameron, as he goes on a journey which opens his eyes to the world and to love. Through a series of events, he realizes you never know who you are until you really know who you are.

Director: Chase Crittenden | Stars: Paul Johansson, Benjamin A. Onyango, Thomas Waywell, Alan O'Silva

Votes: 23

Sema (2018)

94 min | Drama, Horror

A thief finds himself stuck in the house where Mary and her entire family were killed two years ago; Maria's ghost shows him the house's dark past and ask him to tell the hidden truth.

Director: Timoth Conrad | Stars: Hassan Daffur, Anastasia Exavery, Justine Thomas Jamvia, Munira Mlehele

Jane's Journey (2010)
49 metascore

Jane's Journey (2010)

TV-G | 107 min | Documentary, Biography

More than 20 years ago, Dr. Jane Goodall, now 75, decided to give up her career as a primatologist, as well as her private life, in order to devote all her energy to saving our endangered ... See full summary »

Director: Lorenz Knauer | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Pierce Brosnan, Jane Goodall, Hugo Eric Louis van Lawick

Votes: 273 | Gross: $0.03M

She Is My Sister (2007 Video)


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Director: Femi Ogedengbe | Stars: Jack Bin, Yvonne Cherry, Steven Kanumba, Mercy Johnson Okojie

Magic Pills (2017)

90 min | Documentary

After being framed by the media, filmmaker and homeopath Ananda More crisscrosses the world to meet with scientists, practitioners, and patients to learn whether homeopathy is science-based... See full summary »

Director: Ananda More

Votes: 8

Man in the Camo Jacket (2017)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

The story of iconic Welsh rock musician Mike Peters (of The Alarm), his rise to fame, battle with cancer, and inspiring climb back as he enlists some of the world's top musicians to help ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Kendall | Stars: Fred Armisen, Richard Blade, Billy Bragg, Billy Corgan

Votes: 19

Siri ya Mtungi (2012)

28 min | Drama

When a big family faces tough challenges, some fall apart and some triumph over what life throws at them. Siri ya Mtungi's cast of colorful characters, related by blood or marriage, or ... See full summary »

Stars: Yvonne Cherry, Godliver Gordian, MacDonald Haule, Betty Kazimbaya

Votes: 29

Sharing the Rough (2015)

85 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

Documents the never before captured process of the journey of a colored gemstone from mine to market while exploring the challenges of an emerging mining economy in East Africa.

Director: Orin Mazzoni | Stars: Roger Dery, June Stahl, Gichuchu Okeno, Charles Carmona

Votes: 10

Alive & Well (2013)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Biography

ALIVE & WELL is a powerful documentary film about the human condition, which follows seven resilient people coming to terms with the profound reality of living with the hereditary chronic ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Taft | Stars: Charles Sabine, Trey Grey, Michael Hayden

Votes: 23

People of the Forest: The Chimps of Gombe (1988 TV Movie)


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Director: Hugo Van Lawick | Stars: Flo, Donald Sutherland, Jane Goodall

Votes: 81

Talking About Adultery (2019)

72 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

Love is to have, desire is to want. TALKING ABOUT ADULTERY is a documentary essay about the human struggle for both. A film about what marriage means in today's world and what is it that we all strive for.

Director: Bara Jichova Tyson | Stars: Iva Gocheva, Caleb Hammond, Becca Lewis


Drama | Announced

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Director: Darious Britt | Stars: Winston Ellis, Ernest Napoleon

Akili and Me (2016– )


Akili is a four-year-old who lives in the Savannah highlands in Kilimanjaro. Every time she goes to sleep, she finds herself in a magic world called Lala Land. With the help of her new best... See full summary »

Carpe Kilimanjaro: An Alzheimer's Project (2016)

76 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

Carpe Kilimanjaro is the story of Zach Jordan's literal ascension of a mountain and his metaphorical ascension to fatherhood, in the face of Alzheimer's.

Director: Zach Jordan | Star: Zach Jordan

Votes: 5

Kiumeni (2017)

88 min | Comedy

Set in Dar es Salaam, this local comedy juxtaposes poverty and wealth when an affluent young man is obligated to visit his girlfriend's home in a poor neighborhood.

Director: Nicholas Marwa | Stars: Antu Mendoza, Ernest Napoleon, Irene Paul, Idris Sultan

Votes: 15

Shadow Fighters (2015)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Family

A personal documentary portraying the life of albinos in Tanzania, where we follow the lives of two fascinating main characters: Mashaka, a teacher in his early 30s in Mwanza and Abdul, an 11-year-old boy in Dar Es Salaam - two fighters.

Director: Josefine Heimburger | Stars: Abdulrahim Abdillah, Mashaka Enos Tuju

Votes: 5

Out & Around (2015)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Adventure

Inspired to seek out stories of hope, a lesbian couple decides to leave behind their successful careers and life in San Francisco to embark on a year-long journey to find the international ... See full summary »

Directors: Lauren Fash, Ryan Suffern | Stars: Jennifer Chang, Abbie Cornish, Lisa Dazols, Manvendra Singh Gohil

Votes: 25

The Envelope (2018)

85 min | Drama

Bahasha is the story of Kitasa, an elected public official who betrays his family, friends and community when he takes an easy bribe. He learns the hard way and must now find the road to redemption.

Directors: Jordan Riber, Jordan Riber | Stars: Ayoub Bombwe, Cathryn Credo, Godliver Gordian

Votes: 9

Diamond Platnumz: Kanyaga (2019 Video)

3 min | Short, Music

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Director: Kenny | Star: Diamond Platinumz

Going Bongo (2015)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

A newly recruited American doctor "mistakenly" volunteers to work in Africa for a month.

Director: Dean Matthew Ronalds | Stars: Ernest Napoleon, Emanuela Galliussi, Ashley Olds, Nyokabi Gethaiga

Votes: 38

Fatuma (2018)

85 min | Drama

A traditional rural woman has always risked body and soul, without reward or thanks, to farm her husband's land and keep the family fed and cared for. She fights unfavourable weather, pests... See full summary »

Director: Jordan Riber | Stars: Ayoub Bombwe, Cathryn Credo, Beatrice Taisamo

A Lot Like You (2012)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

When Eliaichi's retired father moves back to Tanzania, she begins a film project that examines the intricate fabric of multiracial identity, and grapples with the complex ties that children have to the cultures of their parents.

Director: Eliaichi Kimaro

Votes: 39

One Revolution (2011)

TV-G | 80 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

One Revolution intimately captures Chris Waddell's very human journey to dare greatly and ultimately to live fully. This film chronicles the heart and spirit behind an extraordinary ... See full summary »

Director: Amanda Stoddard | Star: Chris Waddell

Votes: 8

Maangamizi: The Ancient One (2001)

110 min | Drama

An American woman doctor comes to Tanzania to work at a hospital for the mentally disturbed, with her Tanzanian lover. There, she meets a sometimes catatonic patient, Samahe, who seems to ... See full summary »

Directors: Martin Mhando, Ron Mulvihill | Stars: Barbarao, Amandina Lihamba, Samahani Kejeri, Waigwa Wachira

Votes: 49

Blood River Crossing (2013 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 46 min | Documentary

In the most brutal migration on the planet, ride shotgun with ZuluEchoFive and FoxtrotOne, a zebra mother and her son. They run the gauntlet through crocodile infested rivers and lion ... See full summary »

Directors: Richard Slater Jones, Richard Slater-Jones, Graeme Duane | Star: Giancarlo Esposito

Votes: 7

Soksi (2016)

5 min | Short, Drama

A story about student who doesn't care about wearing socks.

Director: Antidius Lambert | Stars: Judith Mwamakula, Michael Mwansembo, Jackson Supakila

Mhuni (2016)

5 min | Short, Action, Drama

After being released from jail, Jitu decides to change his bad behavior and become a good person.

Director: Dorice Kaizirege | Stars: William Benard, Atilio Chesco, Hassan Daffur, Michael Emanuel

Magic House (2009)

85 min | Horror

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Director: Mtitu G. Game | Stars: Nargis Mohamed, Steven Kanumba, Abdul Ahmed, Hamis Abdallah

Mkwawa (2011)

72 min | Documentary

Chief Mkwawa of the Muyinga dynasty, the conqueror of lands, whose royal bloodline gained him favor with Nguluvi, the Hehe God and made him the most superior chief to have ruled the ... See full summary »

Director: Seko Shamte | Stars: Mutaju Isaac Marobhe, Paul Clithero, Doug Bramsen, Godfrey Angelos Augustino

Rayvanny Feat. Diamond Platnumz: Tetema (2019 Video)

3 min | Short, Music

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Director: Kenny | Stars: Jack Bin, Diamond Platinumz, Rayvanny

Tunu: The Gift (2017)

85 min | Drama

Who are you without a home?

Director: Jordan Riber | Stars: Ibrahim Osward, Monica Sizya, Jacob Steven

Votes: 5

Uhuru (2016)

60 min | Documentary | Completed

Uhuru is not a story; it is a right. A chance for hundred of thousands of voiceless people in Tanzania to have a platform. Here, a group of people with a variety of impairments reveal the conditions that they experience daily.

Director: Tom Gentle

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: 39

She is My Sister 2 (2007 Video)


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Director: Femi Ogedengbe | Stars: Yvonne Cherry, Steven Kanumba, Mercy Johnson Okojie, Nkiru Sylvanus

Aisha (II) (2015)

112 min | Drama

A successful married big city pharmacist returns to the village for her sisters wedding only to discover that her first love still pines for her with dire consequences.

Director: Chande Omar | Stars: Godliver Gordian, Juma Madenge, Flora Nicholas, Adarusi Walii

Votes: 6

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: 8

The Boy from Geita (2014)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

Adam, a young Tanzanian boy persecuted because of his albinism, finds a kindred spirit in Peter, a Canadian man with the same condition. Together they embark on an unlikely journey that transcends cultures and continents.

Director: Vic Sarin | Stars: Peter Ash, Adam Robert

Votes: 39

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: 7

Weakness (2009)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Drama

Nicky, an alcoholic on the road to recovery has a problem. Severely in debt to his belligerent older brother Robbie, Nicky needs yet another loan to tide him over, on this occasion to pay ... See full summary »

Director: Wanjiru Kairu | Stars: Melvin Alusa, Maqbul Mohammed, Chichi Seii

Homecoming (I) (2016)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

Abel returns home after graduating and working in the US for 10 years and joins the Tanzanian corporate world where his ethics and morals are tested, and forced to make choices about the person he wants to become.

Director: Seko Shamte | Stars: Doug Bramsen, Godliver Gordian, Hashim Kambi, Daniel Kijo

Votes: 8

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