Kriolu (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

Palm Trees in the Snow (2015)

163 min | Drama, Romance

After the death of her father, a young Spanish woman discovers a partial letter. As she searches for the answers, she embarks on a journey that takes her back to Africa, where she unfolds the secrets of her family.

Director: Fernando González Molina | Stars: Mario Casas, Adriana Ugarte, Macarena García, Alain Hernández

Votes: 10,940

Nha Mila (2020)

19 min | Short, Drama

After 14 years away from her homeland, Salomé is forced to return to Cape Verde to see her dying brother. During her stopover at Lisbon airport, Águeda, a cleaning lady, recognizes Salomé ... See full summary »

Director: Denise Fernandes | Stars: Yaya Correia, Maria Sanches, Lourença Semedo, Cleo Tavares

Votes: 12

Mortu Nega (1988)

85 min | Drama, War

The story of a woman who searches through the country for her husband, a resistant, while the war for independence is raging. She finds him at last and saves his life. When peace finally ... See full summary »

Director: Flora Gomes | Stars: Bia Gomes, Tunu Eugenio Almada, Mamadu Uri Balde, Pedro da Silva

Votes: 57

The Blue Eyes of Yonta (1992)

90 min | Drama

A beautiful, intelligent and flirtatious young girl, Yonta, is secretly in love with a friend of her parents, Vicente, a hero of the war of independence. Vicente is unaware of her passion ... See full summary »

Director: Flora Gomes | Stars: Jorge Quintino Biague, Marcelo Cabral, Jacquelina Camara, Rui Manuel da Costa

Votes: 114

Po di Sangui (1996)

90 min | Drama

Done in the style of an African folk tale, this film, a collaboration between European and African countries, is said to be among the most elaborate, high tech film in African film. ... See full summary »

Director: Flora Gomes | Stars: Dulcenia Bidjanque, Djuco Bodjan, Dadu Cisse, Edna Evora

Votes: 49

The Writer from a Country Without Bookstores (2019)

79 min | Documentary

Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel is the most translated writer from Equatorial Guinea but he had to flee the country in 2011, after going on a hunger strike against Teodoro Obiang's dictatorship, ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Serena | Stars: Negro Bey, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, Melibea Obono, Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel

Votes: 29

Hier und Da

Documentary | Post-production

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Directors: Verena Auriga, Katrin Ebersohn

Na Cinza Fica Calor (2017)

21 min | Documentary, Short

"Every morning when I go out of the door, he is the first one I see. He is the first to tell me good morning." "He is a father. Although he is destroying us, he does not kill us." The ... See full summary »

Director: Mónica Martins Nunes | Stars: Maria Pikinita Monteiro, José Zé Doce Lopes dos Santos, Fábio Junior Gonçalves Dias, Cecílio Montrond

O Estado Crioulo em África (2019)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Teodora Martins | Stars: Sónia de Carvalho, Nelson de Oliveira, Carlos Bené, Nicolau Lavres

The Cowfoot Prince (2019)

28 min | Documentary, Short

The Cowfoot Prince follows Usifu Jalloh, a Sierra Leonean Storyteller, from his adopted home in London back to the village where he was born, exploring the lifelong complexities of immigration.

Director: Bex Singleton

Palco (2017– )

75 min | Talk-Show, Music

Palco is a prime-time talk-show with diverse content, giving art creators a platform to showcase music and culture at large. This is a space of cultural exchange, conversations about art, ... See full summary »

Stars: Josimar Gonçalves, PJ Marcellino, Brito Semedo, Eder Xavier

N'tturudu (1986)

84 min

Bejo, 12 years old, lives with his brother Mario, a sculptor. Having heard the news on the radio his dream is to see the Bissau carnival, but he has been forbidden to do so. He escapes, ... See full summary »

Director: Umban U'kset | Stars: Man Acqlino, Joao Bento, Bia Gomes, Faustino Gomes

Just Another Day in Paradise (2019)

90 min | Documentary

In striking imagery, smoldering lava spews out over the idyllic volcanic island of Fogo - a symbol of the blessings and curses in the lives of the three protagonists, who have courageously ... See full summary »

Director: Maya Reichert

Les silences de Bolama (1989)


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Director: Michel Régnier

Bijagós - O Tesouro Sagrado (2018)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Domingos Sanca

King Justice (2007)

9 min | Short

King Justice portraits the life of a disable musical director of a group of young musicians that have suffered the consequences of the civil war in Sierra Leone.

Director: Miguel Wilfredo Herrera Novoa | Star: Foday Kamara

Se o Mar Deixar (2020)

72 min

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Director: Luís Alves de Matos