Bariga Sugar

Nigeria - W. Africa

Ifeoma Nkiruka Chukwuogo | Release date: Feb 23, 2017

Ese is a reclusive 8-year-old girl living in Bariga Sugar – a ghetto brothel in Bariga, Lagos. Her mother Tina, is one of Bariga Sugar’s working women. 10 year old Jamil and his mother Hanatu move into the brothel. Ese and Jamil begin an unlikely friendship. Bariga Sugar is a d...

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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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Skulls, of my People

South Africa - S. Africa

Vincent Moloi | Release date: May 24, 2017

A documentary film on the struggle of a smallest tribe in Namibia fighting for the return of the skulls of their people taken by the Germans for racial science profiling after the genocide of 1904. It also demands the finding of these tests. This is while this tribe is launching a case to ...

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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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Isoken

Nigeria - W. Africa

Jadesola Osiberu | Release date: Jun 16, 2017

Everyone in the Osayande family worries about Isoken. Although she has what appears to have a perfect life – beautiful, successful and surrounded by great family and friends – Isoken is still unmarried at 34 which, in a culture obsessed with marriage, is serious cause for conce...

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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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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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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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A Hotel Called Memory

Nigeria - W. Africa

Akin Omotoso | Release date: Sep 29, 2017

A Hotel Called Memory is a tone poem set in Lagos, Zanzibar, and Cape Town. Lola, recently separated from her husband in Lagos, seeks solace in Zanzibar, hoping to forget the past and move on with her life. Easier said than done.

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