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Liyana

Swaziland - S. Africa

Aaron Kopp, Amanda Kopp | Release date: Jul 13, 2017

A Swazi girl embarks on a dangerous quest to rescue her young twin brothers. This animated African tale is born in the imaginations of five orphaned children in Swaziland who collaborate to tell a story of perseverance drawn from their darkest memories and brightest dreams. Their fictional...

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City of Joy

DR Congo - C. Africa

Madaleine Gavin | Release date: Oct 8, 2017

Devastated by 20 years of violence, the eastern part of The Democratic Republic of Congo is often referred to as “the worst place in the world to be a woman.” This film brings a different story from the region. City of Joy follows the first class of women at a revolutionary lea...

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Supa Modo

Kenya - E. Africa

Likarion Wainaina | Release date: Jun 22, 2018

Supa Modo is the story of a young girl whose dream of becoming a superhero is threatened by terminal illness, inspiring her village to rally together to make her dream come true.

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Inxeba (The Wound)

South Africa - S. Africa

John Trengrove | Release date: Jul 14, 2017

Inexba (The Wound) is about Xolani, a lonely factory worker who travels to the rural mountains with the men of his community to initiate a group of teenage boys into manhood.

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Five Fingers for Marseilles

South Africa - S. Africa

Michael Matthews | Release date: Sep 8, 2017

Twenty years ago, the young ‘Five Fingers’ fought for the rural town of Marseilles, against brutal police oppression. Now, after fleeing in disgrace, freedom-fighter-turned-‘outlaw’ Tau returns to Marseilles, seeking only a peaceful pastoral life. When he finds the ...

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Watu Wote: All of Us

Kenya - E. Africa

Katja Benrath | Release date: Nov 15, 2017

For a decade Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks of the Al-Shabaab. An atmosphere of anxiety and mistrust between Muslims and Christians is growing. Until in December 2015, Muslim bus passengers showed that solidarity can prevail.

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I Am Not A Witch

Zambia - S. Africa

Rungano Nyoni | Release date: Sep 8, 2017

Following a banal incident in her local village, 8-year old girl Shula is accused of witchcraft. After a short trial she is found guilty, taken into state custody and exiled to a witch camp in the middle of a desert. At the camp she takes part in an initiation ceremony where she is shown t...

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Banana Island Ghost

Nigeria - W. Africa

BB Sasore | Release date: Aug 4, 2017

Banana Island Ghost tells the story of a ghost who is scared to go to heaven because he doesn’t have a soulmate, so convinces God to give him three days to fall in love. He is paired with the cantankerous Ijeoma who will do anything to save her father’s house in Banana Island from the ...

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Makala

DR Congo - C. Africa

Emmanuel Gras | Release date: Sep 9, 2017

Trials tribulation dreams and aspirations of a young farmer earning a living making and selling charcoal in Congo. “Movies are like a machine that generates empathy,” Roger Ebert once said. His sentiment is exemplified by Makala, a simple story of one man’s labour told ...

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Rafiki

Kenya - E. Africa

Wanuri Kahiu | Release date: May 9, 2018

  “Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives,” but Kena and Ziki long for something more. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.

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