Mandingo (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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Roots (2016)

TV-MA | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", chronicling the history of an African man sold to slavery in America, and his descendants.

Stars: Herbert Cavalier Jr., Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Malachi Kirby, Forest Whitaker

Votes: 7,233

Roots: The Next Generations (1979)

840 min | Biography, Drama, History

The dramatization of Alex Haley's family line from post Civil War America to the writer's search for his roots.

Stars: Debbi Morgan, Dorian Harewood, Paul Koslo, Stan Shaw

Votes: 2,358

Destiny (1997)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama

Two young high school boys, Manga and Sory, are gay and in love in Guinea. This is their story.

Director: Muhammad Camara | Stars: Cécile Bois, Mamady Mory Camara, Muhammad Camara, Koumba Diakite

Votes: 133

Las cartas de Alou (1990)

100 min | Drama

Alou, an illegal African inmigrant, send letters to his parents talking about his new life in Spain.

Director: Montxo Armendáriz | Stars: Mulie Jarju, Eulàlia Ramon, Ahmed El-Maaroufi, Akonio Dolo

Votes: 211

Catalunya über alles! (2011)

100 min | Drama

An ex-con, an unemployed immigrant and a successful businessman are the three main characters in this portrayal of deep Catalonia. Three stories showing a conflicting society forced to reinvent itself or collapse.

Director: Ramon Térmens | Stars: Gonzalo Cunill, Paula Jiménez, Assumpció Ortet, Vicky Peña

Votes: 114

Kabala (2002)

112 min | Drama, Romance

Hamalla is banished from his village in Mali, due to ancient prejudices. He returns four years later versed in modern technology at a time in which the village's future hangs on the brink ... See full summary »

Director: Assane Kouyaté | Stars: Modibo Traoré, Djénéba Koné, Fily Traoré, Hamadoun Kassogué

Votes: 29

Back to Africa (2008)

97 min | Documentary

Follows five successful African artists for a year, through rehearsals, shows, and visits to their respective hometowns.

Director: Othmar Schmiderer | Stars: Makaya Dimbelolo, Ebraima Tata Dindin, Georges Momboye, Dickson Oppong

The Battle of Tabato (2013)

78 min | Drama

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Director: João Viana | Stars: Mamadu Baio, Fatu Djebaté, Imutar Djebaté

Votes: 80

No Apologies (2019)

50 min | Documentary

Black men, threatened by the police and stigmatized by the population, gather in an alternative place in the heart of the city. They describe their daily lives and claim their identity, without having to apologize for who they are.

Directors: Ebuka Anokwa, Aladin Dampha, Lionel Rupp

Tabatô (2013)

13 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

Mutar, who fought in the war, is back in Guinea. In his luggage, he brings strange objects .

Director: João Viana | Stars: Mamadu Baio, Fatu Djebaté, Imutar Djebaté, Mutar Djebaté

Votes: 16

Hand of fate (2013)

97 min | Drama

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Director: Ibrahim Ceesay | Stars: Modou Musa Ceesay, Mariama Colley, Olga Davids, Cornelius Gomez

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

Des hommes à la mer (2018)

25 min | Short

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Director: Lorris Coulon | Stars: Yun-Ping He, Jiby Hamet Sall, Erwan Ribard, Bing Yin

Messages Musicaux - Le Sénégal en transformation (2013)

76 min | Documentary, Music

Rapper/Pan-Africanist Awadi and R&B-singer Facoly are juxtaposed with three griots. This provides an insight into contemporary Senegalese culture oscillating between tradition and modernity.

Director: Cornelia Strasser | Stars: Awadi, Didier Awadi, Fatou Coudiaby, Facoly

Kabadio - Time Goes Slowly, Barefoot (2017)

95 min | Documentary

Kabadio, Where time goes slowly, walks barefoot. A portrait of a Muslim village situated in Casamance, south Senegal.

Director: Daniel Leite

Couples Games (2014)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Koollife J. Kolawole | Stars: Bakari Bonjang, Kawsu Ceesay, Elizabeth Jara, Lamin Jatta

Nothing is Permenant (2019)

93 min | Comedy

Mama marries Omar, but he abandons her and her children to go to the city

Director: Bakari Sonko | Stars: Fatou Manga, Ebrima Sallah, Mariama Nyang, Papis Kebba Jorbateh

Faro (2009)

Short, Music

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Director: Volker Goetze | Star: Ablaye Cissoko

Waithood (I) (2019)

58 min | Documentary

On Paradise beach in Gambia the sun loungers are empty. Fruit sellers debate about the weak tourist season, meanwhile a commission of inquiry deals with the corruption network of the former... See full summary »

Director: Samori Tovatt

Between Heaven and Earth (2010)

15 min | Short, Drama

Born and raised in a township at the Ivory Coast the brothers Koroballa and Tiemogo experience the beauty and terribleness of Ivorian life. Koroballa wants to escape. Not knowing that ... See full summary »

Director: York-Fabian Raabe | Stars: Ibrahima Sanogo, Yaja Koné

Votes: 19

The Word Universe: A Journey to West Africa (1995)

91 min | Documentary

The filmmaker travels to West Africa to search for his friend, a Liberian man who fled the horror of Liberia along with hundreds of thousands of others. The journey probes into a world ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Keegan | Stars: Samuel K. Doe, Mark Keegan, Ronald Reagan, Jefferson Toe

Votes: 18

Roots (2016)

TV-14 | 99 min | Biography, Drama, History

In the river region of the Gambia in 1750, Omoro Kinte and his wife, Binta, have a son named Kunta. Kunta is kidnapped in 1767 and sold to British slave traders. After he arrives in ... See full summary »

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Matthew Goode, Malachi Kirby, Derek Luke

Votes: 449