Hausa (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

King of Boys (2018)

169 min | Drama

King of Boys follows the story of Alhaja Eniola Salami, a businesswoman and philanthropist with a checkered past and a promising political future. She is a pillar of society -- loved by ... See full summary »

Director: Kemi Adetiba | Stars: Sola Sobowale, Remilekun Reminisce Safaru, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Paul Sambo

Votes: 191

Chocolat (1988)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

A young French woman returns to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in a colonial outpost in Cameroon. Her strongest memories are of the family's houseboy, ... See full summary »

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Isaach De Bankolé, Giulia Boschi, François Cluzet, Jean-Claude Adelin

Votes: 2,532 | Gross: $2.32M

October 1 (2014)

PG-13 | 148 min | Thriller

As Nigeria prepares for independence from the British in 1960, a seasoned police detective rushes to find the serial killer slaughtering its native young women.

Director: Kunle Afolayan | Stars: Femi Adebayo, Ademola Adedoyin, Kayode Aderupoko, Kunle Afolayan

Votes: 274

Cameraperson (2016)
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Cameraperson (2016)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary

Exposing her role behind the camera, Kirsten Johnson reaches into the vast trove of footage she has shot over decades around the world. What emerges is a visually bold memoir and a revelatory interrogation of the power of the camera.

Director: Kirsten Johnson | Stars: Jacques Derrida, Kirsten Johnson, Roger Phenix

Votes: 1,979 | Gross: $0.10M

The Great Green Wall (2019)

90 min | Documentary

Academy Award-nominee Fernando Meirelles (City of God) and Malian musician Inna Modja take us on an epic journey to the frontline of climate change along Africa's ambitious Great Green Wall.

Director: Jared P. Scott | Stars: Inna Modja, Songhoy Blues, Didier Awadi, Betty G.

Votes: 16

Dry (III) (2015)

Not Rated | 107 min | Drama

An inspiring true story of Zara, a successful doctor who lives in Wales, and Halima, a young 13 year old girl who is about to be wed in a rural part of Africa. However as time goes on Halima develops a disease, which she gets shunned for. Through out her journey she is some what alone until her path collides with Zara. The day they meet their lives change forever.

Director: Stephanie Linus | Stars: Ferdinand Afo, Rekiya Attah, Samuel Beavis, Liz Benson-Ameye

Votes: 54

Motherland (2010)

123 min | Documentary

Motherland is the most powerful documentary on Africa. Fusing history, culture, politics, and contemporary issues, Motherland sweeps across Africa to tell a new story of a dynamic continent... See full summary »

Director: Owen Alik Shahadah | Stars: Molefi Kete Asante, Amiri Baraka, Harry Belafonte, Tony Browder

Votes: 63

Sakace (2005 Video)


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Director: Dan'Azumi Baba | Stars: Sani Musa Danja, Abba El-Mustapha, Amina Garba, Saratu Gidado

Land in Between (1996)

78 min | Drama

Three episodes of everyday immigration in 90s Italy: a group of Nigerian prostitutes, one-day Albanian workers, an Egyptian worker at an oil station.

Director: Matteo Garrone | Stars: Pascal, Barbara, Tina, Euglen Sota

Votes: 104

Shehu Umar (1976)

142 min | Drama

Shehu Umar film is released in 1976 but long forgotten that to my opinion should the film be revisited and shown to this generation would have educate the more

Director: Adamu Halilu | Stars: Mairiga Aliyu, Umaru Dembo, Umaru Ladan, Assad Yasin

Votes: 8

Kada River (2018)

105 min | Drama, History, Thriller

In the midst of an age long rivalry between two warring towns, Jerome and Nadia hold on to their young love in a bid to restore peace and save their tribes from an ungrounded hate.

Director: Toka McBaror | Stars: Okagbue Chris, Fella Makafui, Rachael Oniga, Joke Silva

The Delivery Boy (2018)

66 min | Drama, Thriller

A runaway, teenage, suicide bomber and his newfound ally, a young prostitute, must rely on each other to survive the night while searching for answers to the terrible secrets that made them who they are.

Director: Adekunle Nodash Adejuyigbe | Stars: Ibrahim Jammal, Jemima Osunde, Charles Etubiebi, Jude Chukwuka

Fardadowar Borno (2017– )


This is a 10 part documentary series about the aftermath of Boko Haram attacks on the North Eastern Region of Nigeria, with specific attention to Borno. The series follows ten internally ... See full summary »

Nowhere to Run: Nigeria's Climate and Environmental Crisis (2015)

43 min | Documentary

The documentary seeks to raise awareness of environmental threats and unique challenges to security in Nigeria while sensitizing the general public and inspiring stakeholders to embrace efforts to mitigate potential crisis.

Director: Dan McCain

Juyin Sarauta (2017)

186 min | Drama

Sarki Yusufa of Jadarwa faced with multiple family threat to inherit him after his demise. Each of his wives tries as much as she can to make sure is only her son get the crown. On their battle and struggles, they had each hit to doom.

Director: Falalu A. Dorayi | Star: Ado Ahmad Gidan Dabino Mon

Dan tijara (2009 Video)


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Director: Isah Alolo | Stars: Aisha Dan Kano, Kabiru Nakwango, Musa Mai Sana'a

Waiting for Hassana (2017)

10 min | Documentary, Short

In 2014, 276 teenage girls came together for exams in Chibok, Nigeria -- by dawn, nearly all had disappeared and their school was burnt. Jessica, an escapee, shares her haunting account of a friendship violently interrupted by Boko Haram.

Director: Ifunanya Maduka

Votes: 13

Boko Haram Catcher (2018 TV Movie)


Aisha Bakari Gombi and her band of hunter brothers defend communities from Boko Haram, the world's deadliest insurgent group in northern Nigeria.

Director: Rosie Collyer

Jarumai (2006 Video)

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Director: Yakubu Mohammed | Stars: Zainab Booth, Sani Musa Danja, Abba El-Mustapha, Nura Hussain

Colonial Gods (2009)

30 min | Short, Drama

A complicated friendship between a Somali man and Nigerian man unfolds against the chaos of gentrification and displacement in a small immigrant community in Cardiff, Wales known as Tiger Bay.

Director: Dee Rees | Stars: Sule Rimi, Cornell John, Said Mohamed, Steve Northy

Votes: 46

Lagos/Koolhaas (2002)

Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary

Architect Rem Koolhaas and a team of students from The Harvard Project on the City, went to Lagos regularly to research the type of urbanity that is produced by uncontrolled, explosive ... See full summary »

Director: Bregtje van der Haak

Votes: 12

Labari (2008 Video)


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Director: Bello K.C. | Stars: Nakongo, Ali Nuhu

Dijangala (2008 Video)


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Director: Ali Nuhu | Stars: Lawan Ahmad, Ummi Alamin, Hauwa Ali Dodo, Amina Garba

Nigerian Trade

Crime | Pre-production

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Director: Jadesola Osiberu | Stars: Rita Dominic, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Gideon Okeke, Shawn Faqua

Daushe kura (2007 Video)


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Director: Aminu Mannir K. Eza | Stars: Abubakar Dan Auta, Baffa Cinnaka, Ibrahim Gatari, Rabiu Ibrahim

Angon hajiya (2008 Video)

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Director: Shariff Aminu Ahlan | Stars: Rukayya Umar, Adam A. Zango

Yan Diga - Ils traverseront des pays comme des jardins (1970)

110 min | Drama

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Director: Serge Moati | Stars: Amboka Alassane, Aboue Boube, Garba Mahmane, Madougou

Muruci (2008 Video)


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Director: Abdul Andy | Stars: Dalha Musa Dakata, Sani Musa Danja, Ustaz Sani Dibaji, Shehu Hassan

Kukan kurcia (2002 Video)

91 min

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Director: Ifeanyi Onyeabor | Stars: Sherifatu Abdul Amid, Amina Ibrahim, Akoke Inna, Ladidi Tortey

Jarumai 2 (2006 Video)

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Director: Yakubu Mohammed | Stars: Zainab Booth, Sani Musa Danja, Abba El-Mustapha, Nura Hussain

For the Best and for the Onion! (2008)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Sani Elhadj Magori

Muujija (2008 Video)


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Director: Bala Anas Babinlata | Stars: Shamsiyya Habib, Ibrahim Maishunku, Hauwa Musa

Dokin karfi (2008 Video)


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Director: Nasir B. Muhd | Stars: Abba El-Mustapha, Fati Moh'd

Au centre de la Terre, des puits et des hommes (2008 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

A man stands at the mouth of a well, donning a rudimentary rope harness. Camera in hand, he dives into the well and starts a 126 meters drop, at the end of which he reaches two men working ... See full summary »

Director: Ingrid Patetta

The Fruitless Tree (2017)

52 min | Documentary

The director, a married woman without children, deals with the issue of infertility in the country of Niger, by sharing stories of stigmatized wives, husbands who refuse to be tested (or ... See full summary »

Director: Aicha Macky

Votes: 5

The Happiest People on Earth (I) (2015)

50 min | Documentary

Poverty, terror, illiteracy and corruption are embedded in vast West African communities. How do people manage to sustain happiness and peace of mind? Filmmaker Bello Galadanchi explores the people of Kano, Nigeria.

Director: Bello Galadanchi

Henna (2015)

22 min | Short

Henna is a story about 13 year old Reina with dreams in a village where young girls a married out at a young age. She is terrified as she is asked to drop out of school and get married but ... See full summary »

Director: Ishaya Bako | Stars: Maryam Bala, Zainab Bala, Nita Byack-George, Agamalafiya James

The Dawn of a New Day (2011)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

A South African plastic surgeon, Dr, Tertius Venter, wants to leave his private practice to join a hospital ship providing free surgeries to the poor - but at a personal cost his wife Trudi... See full summary »

Director: Ryley Grunenwald

Votes: 10

Hidima (2006 Video)


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Director: Ali Nuhu

Dare da wawa (2006 Video)

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Director: Aminu Saira | Stars: Sani Musa Danja, Shamsiyya Habib

Hidima 2 (2006 Video)


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Director: Ali Nuhu

Yayan baiwa (2008 Video)


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Director: Najjashi S.B. Jakara | Stars: Ari Baba, Rabiu Daushe, Gatar Fati, Saratu Gidado

Rabuwa (2008 Video)


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Director: Ali Nuhu | Stars: Zainab Booth, Fati Moh'd, Bashir Nayaya, Ali Nuhu

Aure na mutumcina (2006 Video)


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Director: Hussaini Ali Mohammad | Stars: Sani Musa Danja, Hadiza Kabara, Mustapha Musty, Hafsatu Sharada

Kasarmu Ce: This Land Is Ours (1991)

84 min | Thriller

A West African thriller that draws on the traditions of Hausa and Western-style storytelling. The plot centers on the efforts of a young man to avenge the murder of his grandfather. The ... See full summary »

Director: Saddik Balewa | Stars: Umaru Uba Gaya, Mustafa Mohammed, Sani Muhammad Shira

Votes: 6

Dan ba (2009 Video)


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Director: M.J. Saulawa | Stars: Amina Garba, Bashir Nayaya

Brother's Keeper: The Boko Haram Story (2018)

50 min | Documentary | Completed

A documentary depicting the pain and hardship the Internally Displaced Persons from Borno State, Nigeria have had to endure as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency with particular focus on... See full summary »

Director: Shayo Three | Stars: Shayo Three, Lamin John, Olatunji David, Ishaya Isah Chonoko

Sabon shafi (2008 Video)


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Director: Isyaku Adbsulam Jalingo | Stars: Maimunatu Abba, Safiya Ahmed, Sani Musa Danja, Saratu Gidado

A Fertile Alternative (2011– )

11 min | Documentary

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Bakar tukunya (2007 Video)


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Director: Isyaku Adbsulam Jalingo | Stars: Lawan Alasan, Maryam Booth, Saratu Gidado, Isyaku Adbsulam Jalingo

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