Zambia (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
I Am Not A Witch (2017)
79 metascore

I Am Not A Witch (2017)

93 min | Drama

Following a banal incident in her local village, 8-year old girl Shula is accused of witchcraft. After a short trial she is found guilty, taken into state custody and exiled to a witch camp... See full summary »

Director: Rungano Nyoni | Stars: Maggie Mulubwa, Henry B.J. Phiri, Nancy Murilo, Margaret Spinella

Votes: 2,662 | Gross: $0.05M

Slipstream (2005)

R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A scientist goes to a bank to meet a pretty bank-teller. His time-machine allows him to go 10 minutes back in time and correct his approaches to her. He's shadowed by 2 FBI agents and the bank gets robbed.

Director: David van Eyssen | Stars: Sean Astin, Vinnie Jones, Ivana Milicevic, Kevin Otto

Votes: 3,188

Killing Heat (1981)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

In the 1940s, a city girl moves from America to her husband's failing farm in Southern Rhodesia in colonial Africa. Unhappy and unhinged, she starts an affair with their black servant which leads to tragedy.

Director: Michael Raeburn | Stars: Karen Black, John Thaw, John Kani, Patrick Mynhardt

Votes: 143

The Carrier (I) (2010)

83 min | Documentary, Drama

'The Carrier' is a feature-length documentary that tells the inspiring story of an HIV-positive and pregnant mother trying to protect her baby from being born with HIV/AIDS. The film ... See full summary »

Director: Maggie Betts

Votes: 21

Doin' My Drugs (2019)

94 min | Documentary, Music

The story of musician Thomas Muchimba Buttenschøn - Born HIV+ in 1985 - and his crusade to use his music to wipe out AIDS in his native Zambia and beyond.

Director: Tyler Q. Rosen | Stars: Chris Aka, Cana Buttenschøn, Jens Buttenschøn, Peter Buttenschøn

Sex (2016)

12 min | Short, Drama

A priest uses religion to pray his lust. the society is gullible to his quest until the unthinkable happens. A movie aimed to reflect and tell untold stories.

Director: Emmanuel Mwape | Stars: Cynthia Bwembya, Olipah Musukuma, Leo Dauty Simukoko

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: 10

Choka! (2001)

46 min | Documentary

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Director: Kasper Bisgaard

The Borderline (2019)

93 min | Thriller

In a desperate bid to make a success of his life and become rich in the future, Faustino, a poacher and failed gemstone dealer, sells his soul to the devil.

Director: Peter Langmead | Stars: Samuel Kanema, Moses Zulu, Mutinta Marie, Dixon Mumba

Angst (2013)

13 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Angst tells the story of two lovers deeply connected yet mired in games that test the limits of their affection.

Director: Nunzio Fazio | Stars: Gloria Huwiler, Chad Faust

Votes: 19

Colours of the Alphabet (2016)

80 min | Documentary

A beautiful, inspiring and bittersweet documentary film about language and childhood in Africa. Steward, Elizabeth and M'barak are three first time school pupils in rural Zambia who ... See full summary »

Director: Alastair Cole

Votes: 8

Solar Eclipse (2011)

81 min | Documentary, Adventure

In 2006, Milan and Tomas electrified a school campus and a hospital in a detached Zambian village. After four years, they return for the last time to find out about their system's failures, repair it and hand it over at last.

Director: Martin Marecek

Votes: 21

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

Eighteam (2014)

70 min | Documentary

The resurrection of Zambia's national football team after losing 18 players in a plane crash in Gabon in 1993. A 18-year road of reconstruction until destiny makes its move: in Gabon, ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Rodriguez-Briso | Star: Kalusha Bwalya

Votes: 8

The AC Project: To the Ends of the Earth (2014)

94 min | Documentary, Adventure

Through what began as a group of college guys dissatisfied with the pursuit of the American Dream, The AC Project is simply a one-year journey of experimental living. Growing up as ... See full summary »

Director: Brandon Lied | Stars: Matthew Fons, Ethan Matott, Doug Wekenman, Ryan Wekenman

Votes: 6

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

Mwansa the Great (2011)

23 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

Mwansa goes on a journey to finally prove that he is Mwansa the Great.

Director: Rungano Nyoni | Stars: Mwansa Bwalya, Anna Mithi, Samuel Mwale, Owas Ray Mwape

Votes: 76

Mukuka Nkoloso the Afronaut (2013)

28 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

Mukuka Nkoloso a Zambian patriot in the 1960s had a great ambition. His dream was to take 12 Afronauts, short for African Astronauts to Mars. He founded his own Space Academy in 1964 where ... See full summary »

Stars: Mubanga Chibanga, Cuthbert Kolala, Chilu Lemba

Faith (V) (2014)

12 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

Two souls journey to reconcile divine and earthly love.

Directors: Gloria Huwiler, Raif Kurt | Stars: Sara Alena, Gloria Huwiler, Anna Khaja, Louis C. Oberlander

Between Rings (2014)

82 min | Documentary

After trading her marriage for a boxing career, seven-time world welterweight champion Esther Phiri is torn between her family obligations and cultural expectations.

Directors: Jessie Chisi, Salla Sorri

Votes: 10

Africa First: Volume Two (2012 Video)


Focus World is charged with finding the most exciting new voices in international and independent film. Focus' Africa First program is an initiative designed exclusively for filmmakers of ... See full summary »

Directors: Stephen Abbott, Matthew Bishanga, Daouda Coulibaly, Matthew Jankes, Rungano Nyoni | Stars: Bocar Ba, Tehibou Bagayoko, Brenda Ibarah, Maureen Kulany

Victoria Falls (II)


Victoria returns home to Zambia for her sister's wedding and is forced to play referee to her dysfunctional mixed race family.

Director: Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese | Star: Gloria Huwiler

The Women Of Nsongwe (2015)

11 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

A group of rural women farmers band together in the hope of gaining economic independence through agriculture.

Director: Jeanpaul Isaacs

Love Games (2012– )


Love Games is a television series focusing on reproductive health and HIV/AIDS and how it affects people.

Chipolopolo 93

Documentary, History | Announced

On 27 April 1993, an aircraft carrying the Zambian National Football Team known as Chipolopolo on route to Senegal for a 1994 FIFA World Cup USA qualifier, crashed into the sea off the coast of Libreville, Gabon.

Director: Brian Kawimbe | Stars: Efford David Chabala, Kalusha Bwalya, Numba Mwila, Michael Mwape

The Long Road Home (II) (2020)

Short, Drama

A young Zambian woman's life is turned upside down after her husband becomes severely abusive. Once she hits rock bottom, she has to make a difficult choice to escape her tyrannical husband without help from her community.

Director: Kasuba Mukuka | Stars: Kasuba Mukuka, Akende Munalula

With My Own Two Wheels (2011)

44 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

For many in America, the bicycle commute is a lifestyle choice. For countless others across the globe, each pedal stroke is progress out of poverty, toward an education, and over the ... See full summary »

Directors: Jacob Seigel-Boettner, Isaac Seigel-Boettner

Votes: 8

Jenseits von schwarz und weiß - Mission in Sambia (2014)

68 min | Documentary, History

A country is on a threshold between poverty, economic development, between backwardness and progress, tradition and orientation towards western values, between political inability and the ... See full summary »

Directors: Christoph Hertel, Claudio Ettl, Siegfried Grillmeyer

Headwinds of Poverty (2013)

60 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

Can one bike ride through Southern Africa change lives?

Directors: Nathan Field, Ben Whimpey

The Cola Road (2013)

35 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

Set in Zambia, THE COLA ROAD follows the launch of the first trial to use Coca-Cola's crates and distribution know-how to deliver life-saving anti-diarrhea kits

Director: Claire Ward | Stars: Jane Berry, Simon Berry, Khwezi Magwaza, Rohit Ramchandani

Votes: 6

Among Women (2012)

52 min | Documentary, Romance

To be a good wife in Zambia, girls are initiated: they are locked up in a house for 7 days to learn everything a woman needs to know for the rest of her life. Afterward they become part of ... See full summary »

Director: Kim Brand

Votes: 6

This Is Normal (Video)

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

Every morning nearly half of the world's population will wake up and walk 6km round trip on average to fetch water from open and contaminated sources. This drinking water attributes to ... See full summary »

Director: Derek Watson

Family Slavery (2018)

120 min | Drama

somewhere around Africa 2000, the southern part of Zambia, the camera shows the sun, trees rocks different parts of nature. the camera moves to a very vast land full of grass and cows, ... See full summary »

Director: Matildah Muchindu | Stars: Sarah Sweet Akatugba, Estella Edem, Sharon Ifedi, Browny Igbegwu

Imiti ikula (2001)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Sampa Kangwa, Simon Wilkie

Votes: 9

Sunday School (2010)

45 min

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Director: Joanna Vasquez Arong

Far from Gone (2009)

40 min | Documentary, Short

An intensely personal document of friendship and hope set in a Zambian refugee camp.

Director: Barney Broomfield | Stars: Boniface Kabuya, Stephen Kaumba

My County (2010)

45 min | Drama

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Stars: Phakeni Makowane, Chadzanso Mwenda, Bob Nkosha, Grace Rumsey

Ward: B12 (2017)

18 min | Documentary | Completed

Frequent power outages, outdated equipment, and a general lack of resources leaves the women in WARD: B12, the largest labor ward in Zambia, in a disheartening situation. The deck is ... See full summary »

Director: Becky Beamer

The Tobacco King (2012 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

White farmer George Botha cultivates a new livelihood in Zambia following a racially charged and violent land reform program that robbed him of his home in Zimbabwe. Wrestling with haunting... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Koehler

Untamed (II)

70 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery | Post-production

Facing his approaching death, Poet Ian McCallum, spends his last days retracing his former lives as wilderness guide, Jungian analyst, psychiatrist, divorcee, international sports star, ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Wood

Touching Lives (2007– )

30 min | Reality-TV, Talk-Show

Ordinary men and women in need of a helping hand have a chance to fulfill their lifelong dreams. Viewers write to the show asking for assistance with their dreams and the two presenters ... See full summary »

Stars: Sedem Ofori, Esi Arhin, Monica Eisenberg, Jeff Kawana

Suwi (2010)

78 min | Drama

A young woman who is handicapped after an accident becomes attached to an AIDS orphan.

Directors: Musola Cathrine Kaseketi, Sandie Banda | Stars: Catherine Soko, Chantel Mwabi, Owas Ray Mwape, Jacob Chirwa

Votes: 7

A Generation of Orphans (2007)

28 min | Documentary, Short

A Generation of Orphans gives voice to six children who have been orphaned by AIDS across sub-Saharan Africa. Their personal and varied life stories are told with the help of the grassroots... See full summary »

Director: Liz Marshall

Son of a Railway Man (2012)

26 min | Short, Drama

Casapo, the Son of a Railway Man, is called home following news regarding the death of his father.

Directors: Assaf Tager, Lawrence Thompson | Stars: Isaac Chamba, Nukwase Tembo

Nomads Wandering Women of the Whitewater Tribe (2006 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

Nomad kayakers, Whitney Lonsdale, Jessie Stone, and Emily Jackson are adventurous women who have been drawn to the whitewater of the White Nile River in Uganda. They are friends connected ... See full summary »

Director: Polly Green | Stars: Emily Jackson, Whitney Lonsdale, Jessie Stone

Imagination (III) (2016)

22 min | Short

A young African boy, his friends and a camera set off to be the greatest filmmakers on the continent.

Directors: Jessie Chisi, Vatice Mushauko | Stars: Brenda Banda, Steven Banda, Tita Banda, Steven Chilufya

Memoirs of My Father's Africa (2018)

56 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography | Completed

Filmmaker Paul Plett takes a trip with his father around Africa, visiting the places of his father's youth & later years.

Director: Paul Plett | Stars: Paul Plett, Tichaona, Menno Plett, Fred Isabwa

The Days of Kaunda

Documentary, History | Announced

On 24th October, 1964 Northern Rhodesia (now known as Zambia) gained its independence from Britain. Kenneth Kaunda, the country's first president, proclaimed one-party rule at independence ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Kawimbe | Stars: Hakainde Hichilema, Betty Kaunda, Kenneth Kaunda, Frederick Chiluba

On Canvas (2020)

79 min | Drama | Completed

A story of a young man determined to be a celebrated painter but the love of a woman turns his life upside down and his dream seems to be fading.

Director: Raphael Nyirenda | Stars: Mathias Musumali, Sunday Gatawa, Sonia Phiri, Mutinta Hamalala

Awaken (IV) (2009)

18 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Patrick Ssenjovu | Stars: Oliver Martin, Gloria Huwiler, Jackie Moore, Thomas Lipinski

Votes: 8

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