Hassanya (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

Barber Shop (2017– )

26 min | Documentary

We meet 6 populations in transition via the microcosm of the local barber shop: in Rio de Janeiro, barber Pedro picks teenagers from the street to teach them a profession. The inhabitants ... See full summary »

Votes: 5

Waiting for Happiness (2002)

90 min | Drama, Music

The story of two people who cross paths in Nouhadhibou.

Director: Abderrahmane Sissako | Stars: Khatra Ould Abder Kader, Maata Ould Mohamed Abeid, Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Mohamed, Fatimetou Mint Ahmeda

Votes: 915 | Gross: $0.00M

Flesh Out (2019)

94 min | Drama

A woman living in Mauritania is ordered to eat excessively so that she becomes more desirable and finds a husband.

Director: Michela Occhipinti | Stars: Sidi Mohamed Chinghaly, Verida Beitta Ahmed Deiche, Aichetou Abdallahi Najim, Amal Saad Bouh Oumar

Votes: 95

Exodus (2017)

105 min | Documentary

Observational documentary about people as refugees and asylum seekers in many geographical locations such as Germany, Brazil, Western Sahara, Myanmar, Cuba, South Sudan.

Director: Hank Levine | Stars: Wagner Moura, Jule Böwe, Bruno Watara, Nizar Raja

Votes: 30

The Game (1991)

23 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Abderrahmane Sissako | Stars: A. Hodjaev, H. Norliev, Bechim Nouriev

Votes: 45

Stolen (I) (2009)

75 min | Documentary

Filmmakers Fallshaw and Ayala's journey of discovery among Saharawi refugees turns into a political thriller.

Directors: Violeta Ayala, Dan Fallshaw

Votes: 50

Visage(s) d'Afrique (2021)

Documentary | Post-production

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Director: Fabrizio Maltese

Le cercle des noyés (2007)

71 min | Documentary

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Director: Pierre-Yves Vandeweerd | Star: Bâ Fara

Votes: 23

No pasa nada (2010)

74 min | Documentary

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Director: Fernando Sánchez Mejorada

With the Nomads (2006)

120 min | Documentary

An elderly Tuareg man predicts that none of his people will still be living as nomads in fifty years' time. The Tuareg people speak of their hardships, their distaste for city living and ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Richards

Desierto líquido (2016)

69 min | Documentary

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Directors: Alba Azaola, Daniel Carrasco

El Espectáculo (2013)

30 min | Documentary, Short

In 1961 Jean Rouch shot La pyramide humaine, a masterpiece that draws suggestive lines between a political conflict and the art of creation itself. We discovered it in the summer of 2012 ... See full summary »

Directors: Xavi Esteban, Erika Sánchez

Faraway Roots (2002)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary

A photographer sets out to Mauritania on a journey to find a tree. In the form of letters written to his lover, a voice-over reads his reflections and the accounts of his travels. During ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre-Yves Vandeweerd

Votes: 51

Caribbean of the Sahara (2007)


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Director: Iratxe Pérez

Coría y el mar (2014)

82 min | Documentary, Drama

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Director: Diana Nava | Stars: Salka Adalahi Alali, Mul la Bachar, Coria Mohamed Daf, MamÍa Bachir Hemad

Cerca del olvido (2008)

60 min | Documentary

In 1976 the Antique Western Sahara, obtains it Independence from Spain and becomes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. At the same time is invaded by the kingdom of Morocco that unleash a... See full summary »

Director: Luis Mariano Bouchot

Trail of Hope (2016)

15 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

On the deserted highway Nouakchott-to-Nouadhibou, a young self-centered taxi driver meets a woman whose story becomes a stimulating experience on morality and responsibility towards women's rights.

Director: Mohamed Echkouna | Stars: Menine Abdallahi, Zeinebou Ahmed, Mohamed Vall Bilal, Khadijetou Brahime

Votes: 19

Kafana (Enough, Already!) (2016)

55 min | Documentary

A revealing story about Saharawi refugees, their identity and their exile of more than 40 years in the Algerian desert where they have built up a State based on universal health care and education.

Directors: Juan Antonio Moreno Amador, Silvia Venegas Venegas

Abdala/Lafdal (2016)

Documentary, Short

A conversation filmed in times of tension between Western Sahara and Morocco. Some thoughts on the conflict focusing on the legitimacy or not of the use of violence.

Director: Albert Kuhn | Stars: Abdala Salim Mohamed, Lafdal Med Salm