Tamashek (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
Timbuktu (2014)
7.1
92 metascore

Timbuktu (2014)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, War

A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed.

Director: Abderrahmane Sissako | Stars: Ibrahim Ahmed, Abel Jafri, Toulou Kiki, Layla Walet Mohamed

Votes: 14,966 | Gross: $1.08M

Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red in It (2015)

75 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

A revolutionary story of guitars, motorcycles, cell phones, and the music of a new generation

Director: Christopher Kirkley | Stars: Fatimata Falo, Rhaicha Ibrahim, Ahmoudou Madassane, Mdou Moctar

Votes: 73

Zerzura (2017)

87 min | Western

Zerzura is a feature-length ethnofiction shot in the Sahara desert. Mixing folktales and documentary, the film follows a young man from Niger who leaves home in search of an enchanted oasis.

Director: Christopher Kirkley | Stars: Ibrahim Affi, Zara Alhassane, Habiba Almoustapha, Rhissa Elryin

Votes: 23

Buud Yam (1997)

97 min | Drama, Family

In an early 19th century African village, Wend Kuuni - a young man, lives with his adopted family after his mother was killed as a witch. When Pughneere - his adopted sister - becomes ill, ... See full summary »

Director: Gaston Kaboré | Stars: Colette Kaboré, Joséphine Kaboré, Mariama Ly, Amssatou Maïga

Votes: 173

Elsewhere (2001)

240 min | Documentary

During the year 2000 Geyrhalter and his teams travelled to a different destination each month, looking for places untouched by the millennium hysteria. Locations include Niger, Finland, ... See full summary »

Director: Nikolaus Geyrhalter

Votes: 118

They Will Have to Kill Us First (2015)
7.4
67 metascore

They Will Have to Kill Us First (2015)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary

In 2012, jihadists took control of Northern Mali, imposing one of the harshest interpretations of sharia law in recent years and, crucially for Mali, banning music. Radio stations were ... See full summary »

Director: Johanna Schwartz | Stars: Aliou Touré, Oumar Touré, Garba Touré, Nathanael Dembélé

Votes: 112

A Story of Sahel Sounds (2016)

83 min | Documentary, Music

The film is about a project from Christopher Kirkleys called "Sahel Sounds". He owns an independent label and travels through the Sahel area in Africa, to find musician with an unique sound... See full summary »

Directors: Tobias Adam, Florian Kläger, Markus Milcke | Stars: Christopher Kirkley, Mdou Moctar, Mamman Sani

Votes: 20

The Last Song Before the War (2013)

74 min | Documentary, Adventure, Music

The story of the most remote music festival in the world, Festival Au Desert, and the battle to make it happen.

Director: Kiley Kraskouskas

Votes: 12

Le rêve plus fort que la mort (2002)

89 min | Documentary

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Directors: Jean Rouch, Bernard Surugue | Stars: Philippe Brunet, Lam Ibrahim Dia, Diouldé Laya, Tallou Mouzourane

Cien metros más allá (2008)

66 min | Documentary

The untold story of one of the world's hot spots where thousands of workers beast of burden in a struggle to survive. It takes place in Melilla, the terrestrial border between Africa and ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Luis de No

Au centre de la Terre, des puits et des hommes (2008 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

A man stands at the mouth of a well, donning a rudimentary rope harness. Camera in hand, he dives into the well and starts a 126 meters drop, at the end of which he reaches two men working ... See full summary »

Director: Ingrid Patetta

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

The Threshold of the Desert (2012)

Documentary, Short

AZIZ NAJAT is part of the very limited 15% of women who are economically active population in rural areas of Morocco. She has crossed the threshold of her house, has gone out to work to ... See full summary »

Director: Ramon Vila