Jola-Fonyi (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

Binta and the Great Idea (2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama, Family, Short

Binta, a little girl from Senegal, tells us about the everyday life in her village, the importance of education for the girls, and about her father's great idea to make the world a better place.

Director: Javier Fesser | Stars: Zeynabou Diallo, Agnile Sambou, Aminata Sane

Votes: 499

Throw Down Your Heart (2008)
65 metascore

Throw Down Your Heart (2008)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, Family, Music

A film crew follows the well-known banjo player Bela Fleck on his travels to Africa, where he learns about the instrument's origins.

Director: Sascha Paladino | Stars: Bela Fleck, The Jatta Family, Bassékou Kouyaté, Anania Ngoliga

Votes: 184 | Gross: $0.09M

The Upright Woman (2020)

79 min | Documentary

A feature-length documentary about the plight of women in Burkina Faso and West Africa.

Director: Patrick Pearse

Giro Giro Tondo (2018)

9 min | Short

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Director: Flavio Sciolè | Star: Flavio Sciolè

Once Upon a Time in Sahel (2014)


The escalating issue of human trafficking and migration of Africans to Southern Europe via the Sahara desert and the high seas of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic.

Director: Ishmeal Sarr | Stars: Modou Mussa Ceesay, Roger Sambou, Aida Badjie, Austin James