Hassanya (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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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: 1,013 | Gross: $0.00M

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: 9

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: 226

Sika (2022)

Drama, History | Completed

Abdelghafour is a journalist who writes about the social and historical links between the inhabitants of the far north and the south of Morocco. He is trucked by al-Batal, a head of a ... See full summary »

Director: Rabii El Jawhari | Stars: Fatima Bouchain, Sidi Ahmed Cheggaf, Thami El-Hani, Houcine Bouhcine

The Game (1991)

23 min | Short, Drama

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

Votes: 57

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, Nizar Raja, Bruno Watara

Votes: 35

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: 105

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

Op 40 (2021– )


A Group part of the Central Defense Pact (CDP) Called Op 40 Aims to Stabilize the Second cold war to be in Favor of Socialist Jamahiriyas.

Stars: Evan Kascinde, Aaron Pitch, Keyal Muburi, Hugh Malnouri

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: 27

Final Society (2021 TV Movie)

62 min | Horror

After the Outbreak of The Razkavirus in Manchester spread to Ireland, Two Groups of Soldiers are tasked with Creating a Vaccine, and Hopefully, save humanity.

Director: Ahmed Yumanari | Stars: Margaret Ann-Lamb, Yiko Baksko, Joe Cassanoy, Owen Cassino

Soukeina, 4400 días de noche (2017)

28 min | Documentary, Short

After the Moroccan military occupation of Western Sahara, hundreds of people were made to disappear in secret jails. Soukeina was one of them: she went missing for 10 years. When she got her freedom back, the world had completely changed.

Director: Laura Sipán | Star: Sukeina Yedhelu

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

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

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

Votes: 6

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: 54

Visage(s) d'Afrique (2022)

Documentary | Post-production

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Director: Fabrizio Maltese

No pasa nada (2010)

74 min | Documentary

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Director: Fernando Sánchez Mejorada

Le cercle des noyés (2007)

71 min | Documentary

In Mauritania, black political prisoners from the old colonial fortress of Oualata are known as "Le Cercle des Noyés". The film unveils frangible memories by one of these former prisoners ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre-Yves Vandeweerd | Star: Bâ Fara

Votes: 34

Sheikh Ponzi (2019)

25 min | Documentary, Short

"Sheikh Ponzi" exposes the shady business practices of Sheikh Ali al-Rida, a prominent religious leader with close spiritual ties to the Mauritanian president Gen. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

Director: Ahmed Maham | Star: Sheikh Al Ridha Al-Saidy

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, Èrika Sánchez

Caribbean of the Sahara (2007)


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Director: Iratxe Pérez

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

Legna (2010)


"Legna: speak the Saharawi verse" is an audiovisual poetry story that traces the essential elements of the Saharawi culture, chaining the verses recited in a rigorous and evocative way in ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Robles

El temps després de la pluja (2021)

70 min | Documentary

Mohamed Dih visits Boujdour, the Sahrawi refugee camps where he grew up. When a sudden storm destroys his home, he decides to stay longer than planned to rebuild it, take care of his blind grandfather, and meet his two-year-old nephew.

Director: Júlia Girós