Keyword: Africa

Heatstroke

Heatstroke (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 07/23/2014
On a family trip in the African desert, a research scientist unintentionally travels off course and is brutally murdered by an arms dealer. His girlfriend is put to the ultimate survival test as she attempts to evade the killers and protect his teenage daughter.
Blended

Blended (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 05/22/2014
After a disastrous blind date, single parents Lauren and Jim agree on only one thing: they never want to see each other again. But when they each sign up separately for a fabulous family vacation with their kids, they're all stuck sharing a suite at a luxurious African safari resort for a week.
Gladiator

Gladiator (2000)

Rated: R Runtime: 150 minutes Release date: 05/04/2000
In the final days of Marcus Aurelius' reign, the aging emperor angers his son Commodus by making it known that he wants Maximus, a fearsome and respected Roman general, to be his successor. Power-hungry Commodus kills his father and orders the death of Maximus. But the latter flees, only to discover that his wife and child have been murdered by Commodus. Captured, Maximus is forced into slavery...
Casino Royale

Casino Royale (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 144 minutes Release date: 11/16/2006
James Bond's first 007 mission takes him to Madagascar, where he is to spy on a terrorist Mollaka. Not everything goes as planned and Bond decides to investigate, independently of the MI6 agency, in order to track down the rest of the terrorist cell. Following a lead to the Bahamas, he encounters Dimitrios and his girlfriend, Solange. He learns that Dimitrios is involved with Le Chiffre, banker to...
Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down (2001)

Rated: R Runtime: 144 minutes Release date: 12/27/2001
The true story of the United States' involvement in Somalia during an ill-fated humanitarian mission. On October 3, 1993, U.S. soldiers entered Somalia on an exercise that was supposed to take less than an hour. The mission turned into a nightlong battle against thousands of heavily armed Somalians. Eighteen U.S. soldiers and more than 500 Somalians were killed as a result of this conflict.
Hector and the Search for Happiness

Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/18/2014
Hector is an eccentric yet irresistible London psychiatrist in crisis. He's going nowhere. Then one day, armed with buckets of courage and an almost child-like curiosity, Hector breaks out of his sheltered life into a global quest to find out if happiness exists. More importantly, if it exists for Hector. And so begins a colorful, exotic, dangerous and hysterical journey.

Eye in the Sky (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/05/2014
British, Kenyan, and American intelligence units work together on an international military operation to track and capture high-level terrorist suspects in Nairobi using real-time surveillance provided by an MQ-9 Reaper Drone: the"Eye in the Sky." When the suspects unexpectedly move to a new location to make last-minute preparations for an imminent suicide bombing, the military mission's objective...
Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 134 minutes Release date: 10/10/2013
The myriad effects of globalization are seen through this examination of the true story of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates. The film focuses on the relationship between the Alabama's commanding officer, Captain Richard Phillips, and the Somali pirate captain Muse, who takes him hostage. The two men are set on an unstoppable collision course...
Half of a Yellow Sun

Half of a Yellow Sun (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
Olanna and Kainene are glamorous twins from a wealthy Nigerian family. Returning to a privileged city life in newly independent 1960s Nigeria after their expensive English education, the two women make very different choices. Olanna shocks her family by going to live with her lover, the "revolutionary professor" Odenigbo in the university town of Nsukka. Kainene turns out to be a fiercely...

Fishing Without Nets (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Drum

Drum (2004)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/30/2004
Two journalists help spark the movement against apartheid and explore the colorful jazz rhythms of 1950s Johannesburg.

Bound: Africans versus African Americans (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
The filmmakers explore the tensions that exist between Africans and African Americans, referencing the historical experiences of both groups but ultimately focusing on what they have in common and suggesting a path to healing this painful rift.
Dir: Peres Owino
With: N/A
Khumba

Khumba (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 12/05/2013
When a half-striped zebra is blamed for the drought, he leaves his herd in search of his missing stripes. Along the way he is joined by an overprotective, sassy wildebeest and a flamboyant, neurotic ostrich, and defeats the sadistic leopard who has been terrorizing all the animals of the Karoo.
Endless Summer

The Endless Summer (1965)

Rated: None Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/29/1965
They call it "The Endless Summer," the ultimate surfing adventure, crossing the globe in search of the perfect wave. From the uncharted waters of West Africa, to the shark-filled seas of Australia, to the tropical paradise of Tahiti and beyond, these California surfers accomplish in a few months what most people never do in a lifetime they live their dream. Director Bruce Brown creates a film so...
Dir: Bruce Brown
With: N/A
Out of Africa

Out of Africa (1985)

Rated: PG Runtime: 162 minutes Release date: 12/12/1985
A Danish woman marries a baron whom she doesn't love and moves with him to his Kenyan coffee plantation. After enduring his womanizing behavior, she eventually kicks him out and then meets a British adventurer with whom she falls in love. Upon her return to Denmark, she becomes a famous novelist and writes about her romantic adventure.
Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 08/02/2007
All he wanted was to disappear; instead, Jason Bourne is now hunted by the people who made him what he is--legendary assassin. Having lost his memory and the one person he loved, he is undeterred by the barrage of bullets and a new generation of highly-trained killers. Bourne has only one objective: to go back to the beginning and find out who he was. Now, in the new chapter of this espionage...
Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 04/03/2014
Audiences are taken on a spectacular journey to the remote and wondrous world of Madagascar. Lemurs arrived there as castaways millions of years ago and evolved into hundreds of diverse species but are now highly endangered. Join trailblazing scientist Patricia Wright on her lifelong mission to help these strange and adorable creatures survive in the modern world.
Dir: David Douglas
With: N/A
Winnie

Winnie (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 09/05/2013
Through determination and courage, Winnie Mandela survived the imprisonment of her husband, Nelson Mandela, continuous harassment by the security police, banishment to a small Free State town, betrayal by friends and allies, and more than a year in solitary confinement - all the while keeping the name of Nelson Mandela alive.
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

Rated: PG Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 11/06/2008
Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo, King Julien, Maurice and the penguins find themselves in the wildest place of all--the vast plains of Africa--where our zoo-raised crew encounter species of their own kind for the very first time. While discovering their roots, they quickly find the differences between the concrete jungle and the heart of Africa. Despite...
Running the Sahara

Running the Sahara (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 06/29/2008
Runners Charlie Engle, Ray Zahab, and Kevin Lin have life-changing experiences as they brave the elements in one of the most extreme environments on Earth, the Sahara Desert.

The Last Face (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/03/2014
Dhoom 2

Dhoom 2 (2006)

Rated: None Runtime: 151 minutes Release date: 11/26/2006
Ali's dream of becoming a police officer has come true. He is now ACP Jai Dixit's 'right hand man.' Together, they are trying to keep a tight leash on the crime in India. Little do they know what they are going to be up against. Enter Aryan--Mr. A--a hi-tech international thief. After pulling off a series of impossible heists all over the world, his next target is Mumbai, India. The case is given...
Hijacking

A Hijacking (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 06/20/2013
The cargo ship MV Rozen is en route to its port-of-call when it is boarded and captured by pirates in the Indian Ocean. Among the men on board are the ship's cook, Mikkel, and the engineer, Jan, who, along with the rest of the seamen, are taken hostage in a cynical game of life and death. With the demand for a ransom of millions of dollars, a psychological drama unfolds between the CEO of the...

Beasts of No Nation (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/08/2014
A young child in an unnamed African country learns to become a soldier under the tutelage of a Commandant.

Difret (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Meaza Ashenafi is a workaholic and the founder of an organization that provides free legal aid services to poor women and children in need. As a young lawyer and a tireless advocate for women she operates under the government's radar until one legal case exposes everything and threatens the survival of her work. 14-year-old Hirut Assefa is abducted while walking home from school by a 29-year-old...