Nyanja (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
District 9 (2009)
81 metascore

District 9 (2009)

R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

An extraterrestrial race, forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth, suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt

Votes: 608,598 | Gross: $115.65M

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)
68 metascore

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)

TV-PG | 113 min | Drama

Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine.

Director: Chiwetel Ejiofor | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Maxwell Simba, Felix Lemburo, Robert Agengo

Votes: 12,905

I Am Not a Witch (2017)
80 metascore

I Am Not a Witch (2017)

93 min | Drama

Following a banal incident in her local village, 8-year old girl Shula is accused of witchcraft. After a short trial she is found guilty, taken into state custody and exiled to a witch camp... See full summary »

Director: Rungano Nyoni | Stars: Benfors 'Wee Do, Boyd Banda, Kalundu Banda, Boniventure

Votes: 2,184 | Gross: $0.05M

10 Billion - What's on your plate? (2015)

107 min | Documentary

How can we best meet every earth citizens need for healthy food facing our limited resources? Regarding the almost 10 billion humans living on earth by 2050, we have to decide now how we want to shape the future of agriculture.

Director: Valentin Thurn | Star: Valentin Thurn

Votes: 208

The Road to Sunrise (2017)

145 min | Drama

Exploited by men and ridiculed by the world, two sex workers find hope in each other as they search for the road to redemption.

Director: Shemu Joyah | Stars: Mirriam Phiri, Chantelle B. Phiri, Madock Masina, Tambudzo Mpinganjira

Votes: 8

Lazarus (V)

Documentary, Short | Post-production

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Director: David Darg | Star: Lazarus Chigwandali

The Death of Tyson (2003 Video)

28 min | Documentary, Short

Patrick Nkandu, a child orphaned by AIDS, grew up and died on the streets of Lusaka, Zambia. The short documentary video THE DEATH OF TYSON tells his story. We share the experience of the ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Mercier | Stars: Mulenga Kapwepwe, Rodgers Mwewa, Nicholas Mwila, Webster Lengwe

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: 8

Imiti ikula (2001)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Sampa Kangwa, Simon Wilkie

Votes: 9

Mbeu Yosintha (2014)

62 min | Drama

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Director: Colin Stevens | Stars: Usual Assan, Edward Chilima, Evilyn Chilima, Georgina Chilunga

ZedCrew (2010)

42 min | Short, Drama

A Zambian rapper puts it all on the line to get him and his friends to New York City.

Director: Noah Pink | Star: Alvin Fungo

Votes: 5

Mvula o il mito della pioggia (2008)

68 min | Documentary

Mvula, rain: origin of life and bringer of death, the water that falls from the Malawian's sky means above all, divine intervention for its people.

Directors: Guido M. Coscino, Giuliano La Franca | Stars: Mikombe's Village Older Women, John Chipwere, The Singer Foster, Utale's Leprosy Village Chief

A Warm Heart (2005)

Not Rated | 24 min | Short, Biography, Drama

Raised in Malawi, Napoleon Dzombe grew up to teach his people how to live lives more fully.

Director: Martin L. Andersen | Stars: Danyl Hassen, Sindi Khambule, Vincent Kumangirana, Geoffrey Mbenge

Jali road (2011)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Matteo Ferrarini

Touching Lives (2007– )

Reality-TV, Talk-Show

Jeff travels to Ng'ombe Township in Zambia to meet Annie Banda, a woman who provides for her family, and sends her oldest daughter to university by baking scones. Her dream is to have a ... See full summary »

Director: Eddie Edwards | Stars: Monica Eisenberg, Jeff Kawana