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
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
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
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
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Director: Ramon Térmens | Stars: Gonzalo Cunill, Paula Jiménez, Assumpció Ortet, Vicky Peña
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
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
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
78 min | Drama
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Director: João Viana | Stars: Mamadu Baio, Fatu Djebaté, Imutar Djebaté
95 min | Documentary
Kabadio, Where time goes slowly, walks barefoot. A portrait of a Muslim village situated in Casamance, south Senegal.
Director: Daniel Leite
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
25 min | Short
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Director: Lorris Coulon | Stars: Yun-Ping He, Jiby Hamet Sall, Erwan Ribard, Bing Yin
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: Aida Badjie, Modou Mussa Ceesay, Mahtar Diouf, Mody Fall
87 min | Comedy, Drama
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Director: Koollife J. Kolawole | Stars: Bakari Bonjang, Kawsu Ceesay, Elizabeth Jara, Lamin Jatta
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
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
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
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Director: Brit Liggett
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