Acholi (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
Machine Gun Preacher (2011)
43 metascore

Machine Gun Preacher (2011)

R | 129 min | Action, Biography, Crime

Sam Childers is a former drug-dealing biker tough guy who found God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been forced to become soldiers.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Gerard Butler, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Shannon, Kathy Baker

Votes: 60,658 | Gross: $0.54M

War Dance (2007)
68 metascore

War Dance (2007)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Music, War

Three children living in a displacement camp in northern Uganda compete in their country's national music and dance festival.

Directors: Sean Fine, Andrea Nix | Stars: Dominic, Nancy, Rose, Jane Adong

Votes: 1,101 | Gross: $0.11M

Jane's Journey (2010)
49 metascore

Jane's Journey (2010)

TV-G | 107 min | Documentary, Biography

More than 20 years ago, Dr. Jane Goodall, now 75, decided to give up her career as a primatologist, as well as her private life, in order to devote all her energy to saving our endangered ... See full summary »

Director: Lorenz Knauer | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Pierce Brosnan, Jane Goodall, Hugo Eric Louis van Lawick

Votes: 273 | Gross: $0.03M

Kony: Order from Above (2017)


Two children (Otti and Aguti) fall in love during the tumultuous Northern Uganda Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency, but are separated when Otti is abducted at the age of 11. While in ... See full summary »

Director: T. Steve Ayeny | Stars: T. Steve Ayeny, Elizabeth Akullu, Okuyo Prynce Joel, Michael Wawuyo

Wrong Elements (2016)

133 min | Documentary

Uganda, 1989. A young rebel who claims to be visited by spirits, Joseph Kony, forms a movement against the central power: the LRA, The Lord's Resistance Army. An "army" that grew by ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Littell | Stars: Geofrey, Nighty, Mike, Lapisa Evelyn

Votes: 56

One Girl (2018)

64 min | Documentary

An ordinary day in the lives of four girls, from morning to bedtime, at school and at home with their families, teachers and friends.

Director: Rosa Russo | Stars: Sunday Night, Sarah Bagheri, Noura Ziréi, Mariana Bebeselia

Votes: 9

Acholiland (2009)

Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Drama

Northern Uganda, 1999. War has raged for thirteen years. Thousands are killed, millions are displaced, and everyone is starving. Set in the heart of this turmoil, four UN workers must ... See full summary »

Director: Dean Israelite | Stars: Christian Oliver, Owiso Odera, Jon Collin Barclay, Roman Wyden

Votes: 53

Lost Children (2005)

103 min | Documentary

For nearly 20 years a civil war raged in northern Uganda - The rebels of the LRA (Lord's Resistance Army) were waging a bloody guerilla campaign. They abducted children and conscripted them... See full summary »

Directors: Ali Samadi Ahadi, Oliver Stoltz

Votes: 126

A Film for Northern Uganda (2016)

46 min | Documentary

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Directors: Eric Bednarski, Kelly Burks

Votes: 7

Moo ya (2016)

62 min | Documentary

Opio is a blind man who lives in an isolated African village. He spends most of his time sitting and listening to his land, full of mystery and a bloody past. One day, without any apparent reason, he decides to leave.

Director: Filippo Ticozzi

The Children's War (I) (2010)

Not Rated | 64 min | Documentary, War

A lost generation of Ugandan youth is the result of a 24 year long civil war, where a vicious rebel army leads a massive and coldly systematic child abduction machine.

Director: Andrew Krakower

Votes: 11

Shame Of Puberty (2018)

23 min | Short, Drama

Akello has to overcome the shame and bullying she gets from her school mates over her menstruation to figure out a way to help herself and her diabetic aunt.

Director: Ojok Francis Odong | Stars: Robert Agaba, Oo Beatrice, Tina Black, Ongaya Brian

No Place for a Rebel (2017)

76 min | Documentary

Sixteen years after rebels abducted him as a child, Opono Opondo returns home to Uganda as an adult war commander. Now he has to re-adapt to civil society. Opono grew up to become a war ... See full summary »

Directors: Ariadne Asimakopoulos, Maartje Wegdam

Votes: 24

Greater: Defeating AIDS (2009)


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Director: Emmanuel Exitu

Votes: 9

Women and War (1999)


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Directors: Robin Hofmeyr, Minky Schlesinger

Dancing Through the Pain (2009 Video)


For over twenty years Northern Uganda faced one of the worst humanitarian disasters in the world. Thousands were murdered, 1 million people displaced and 30,000 children were forced to ... See full summary »

Director: Ebony Butler

Abanunule (2009)

90 min | Drama

Set on the streets of Kampala, Uganda, "Abanunule" follows the fall and redemption of Freddy, a former street orphan, as he turns away from his positive life at a boys' home to return to drugs and violence on the streets.

Director: Alex Fournier | Stars: Ssengendo Mikidadi, Kabogoza Moses, Kimera Patrick