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 | Comedy, Drama

In a remote Zambian community a girl is denounced as a witch and sent on a trajectory of exploitation, as a tethered member of a witches' camp, a witch for hire and a tourist exhibit.

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

Votes: 3,544 | Gross: $0.05M

Mpali (2018– )


After being attacked supernaturally by his arch nemesis Chilubanda, Nguzu must summon the strength within to rise to his feet and walk again and take his place at the head of the Nguzu family.

Stars: Barbara Nsangwa Bwayla, Chileshe Chileshe, Monde Cindy Daka, Veronica Hachipuka

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: 3,346

Mama K's Team 4 (2022– )

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Adventure | Post-production

It follows four teenage girls living in a futuristic version of Lusaka, Zambia, who are recruited by a retired secret agent to save the world.

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

The Grass Is Singing (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: 173

There's a Strange Woman (2022)

7 min | Short, Drama | Post-production

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Director: Kasuba Mukuka | Stars: Kasuba Mukuka, Christopher Lamm, Evelyn Wong

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

Votes: 13

The Carrier (I) (2010)

Not Rated | 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: 25

Choka! (2001)

PG | 46 min | Documentary

Follows a day in the life of a group of street children in Lusaka, the capitol of Zambia.

Director: Kasper Bisgaard

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: 88

Even (2020)

Drama, Thriller

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Director: Shamano Swandi | Stars: William Daka, Kaluba Kasongo, Enock Mumba, Esther Mweemba

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: 18

Mwabi (2021)

Drama | Post-production

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Director: Kenny Mumba

Awaken (IV) (2009)

18 min | Short, Drama

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

Votes: 9

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

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

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: 12

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: 11

I will speak, I will speak! (2018)

54 min | Documentary

'I will speak, I will speak!' Atlas2018 tells the story of 5 HIV-infected men and women from Zambia, Russia, the USA, Cambodia and England; about how they continued to live after the shock of their HIV diagnosis

Director: Willem Aerts

Votes: 7

Scars of A Mother (2020)

2 min | Short, Drama

A repeated history of an unfortunate woman ,Chisomo ,who battles with the daily struggles of living.She has to pay the price of being a single mother to sacrifices for her children's well-being.

Directors: Matildah Muchindu, Emeka Hill Umeasor | Stars: Chizzy Alichi, Sharonace Emeruwa, Gigi Gent, Sharon Ifedi

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 Etim-Mbuk Edem, Sharon Ifedi, Browny Igboegwu

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, Tom Chiponge, Dixon Mumba, Moses Zulu

Damyna the Musical (2018)

79 min | Musical, Romance

Family secrets and a witch doctor's spells conspire to confuse the life of an orphaned girl whose quest for love brings her traditional African village into conflict with the sophisticated world of international development agencies.

Director: Peter Langmead | Stars: Sabrina Butts, Tom Chiponge, Charity Chisenga, Evelyn Chisenga

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

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: 25

On the Moon (2021)

5 min | Short

"On The Moon" is a short visual narrative following the story of the first social circus group in Zambia. Founded by Gift Chansa, Circus Zambia aims to fight the stigma and challenges of ... See full summary »

Director: Athena Vlachos

On Canvas (2020)

79 min | Drama

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: Sunday Gatawa, Mutinta Hamalala, Mathias Musumali, Sonia Phiri

Love Games (2012– )


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

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: 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

Sunday School (2010)

45 min

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Director: Joanna Vasquez Arong

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

The Making of a Slave (2019)


The Making of a Slave encapsulates the perceptions of captivity through the eyes of Einar, a proud warrior and family man living in a village located in the outskirts of Northern Europe. He... See full summary »

Director: Diemiruaye Deniran | Stars: Sam Bass, Patrick Mutukwa, Ed Nnasor, Manny Mertis

A Visit to Remember: Roger Federer Foundation (2014)

26 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

When a couple, very engaged in social problems, join the CEO of Roger Federer Foundation they visit more than a social project, they meet some of the most charismatic and caring people of this world.

Director: Cris Saur

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: 17

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: 21

Imiti ikula (2001)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Sampa Kangwa, Simon Wilkie

Votes: 12

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: 7

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

Unquenchable Thirst (I) (2021)

35 min | Short, Drama

When Tom and Pricillah employ a live-in maid to help them around the house, their marriage is put to the test.

Director: Amon Silwimba | Stars: Lydia Mwansa, Malama Yengayenga, Deborah Kasonde, Joyce Shawa

The Hummingbird

Drama | Announced

A woman struggles to overcome herself.

Director: Jessie Chisi | Star: Gloria Huwiler

With My Own Two Wheels (2011)

44 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

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: 11

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

Jomako Black Democracy (2018)

80 min | Drama

An artist mobilizes the local people to support him in his voice campaign to restore true democracy but gets a prison sentence for his act.

Directors: Abraham Kabwe, Chewe Musonda | Stars: Natasha Chisiku, Abraham Kabwe, Joyce Kalema

The Women Of Nsongwe (2016)

11 min | Documentary, Short

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

Director: Jeanpaul Isaacs

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

Njinga (2014)

138 min | Documentary, Adventure

Explorer/adventurer, Kate Leeming has cycled the equivalent of twice around the world at the Equator. Kate's incredible Expedition - A ten month, 22,040km journey across Africa from Point ... See full summary »

Director: Martin McCann

Stomp Out Genocide (2013)

7 min | Short, Family, Music

An African child wanders into a destroyed village and discovers a pair of red sneakers which had belonged to a child victimized in a genocide. He puts on the sneakers and begins stomping on... See full summary »

Directors: Eran Amiel, Ab Andani, Pat Fitzgerald, Eden Klogo, Rip Taggart | Star: Rip Taggart

Victoria Falls (2014)

3 min | Documentary, Short, Music

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Director: Péter Vadócz

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