My Octopus Teacher

After years of swimming every day in the freezing ocean at the tip of Africa, Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher: a young octopus who displays remarkable curiosity. Visiting her den and tracking her movements for months on end he eventually wins the animal’s trust and they develop a never-before-seen bond between human and wild animal.

Lift Like a Girl

An intimate journey into the inner life of an aspiring athlete and the female weightlifting community of Alexandria. For 4 years, Zebiba goes through victories and defeats, including major losses that shape her, as she finds her way from dust to gold.

Santana

Two brothers — one a narcotics agent and the other a general — finally discover the identity of the drug lord who murdered their parents decades ago. They may kill each other before capturing the bad guy

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A Jamaican doctor trained in Western medicine and in conflict with his family (all of whom are doctors) about his belef in the benefits of bush medicine, travels to Ghana to prove then wrong.

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To be able to travel to Europe and find the love of his life, Sam Ali, a Syrian refugee, accepts to have his back tattooed by one of the most sulfurous contemporary artist; becoming that way a precious work of art.

Set in the ancient Kingdoms of Igala and Bini, ‘The Legend of Inikpi’ tells a compelling tale of two kingdoms on the brink of war.

In 2012, Deon Steenkamp was murdered along with his wife, Christel, and their teenage daughter Marthella on their farm, Naauwhoek. Griekwastad tells the story of the search to find the truth surrounding these murders.

While trying an extreme form of conversion therapy, a preacher summons an evil demon – one that’s intent on triggering a mass suicide. The pastor must keep the demon contained – but there’s a posse coming to set it free

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A tale of love concurring terror, crime and illegal dealings in Nairobi’s fast life and the radicalization of the youth

Following Souad’s suicide, her younger sister embarks on a journey in search for answers. The film seeks to present an ultra-realistic cinematic experience revealing the harsh social dynamics’ weaknesses, which have led to the suicide of a young girl.

Made in Senegal is a documentary that takes an in-depth look at the rise of Sadio Mané, the 2019 CAF Awards African Footballer of the year.

A man and a woman in Lagos want to escape their everyday lives, but extricating themselves is no easy task. Two stories narrated with tenderness and restraint that only fleetingly touch, the dream of migrating to Europe floating above them all the while.

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, 2014 – 2016

An African City

Newest Episode: 5

After years of living in New York, Nana Yaa returns to Accra, Ghana, where she is welcomed by her best friends Sade, Ngozi, Makena and Zainab.

, 2017-01-15 – 2018-03-31

The Godfather

Newest Episode: 30

The series revolves around a large family dominated by Father Zain Al Attar, who embodies the course of the artist Mahmoud Hamida, and has a large number of children who live with him in the house except two, one of them lives in a shelter and the other an aggressive person, and recounts the relationship of this father with gangs of arms and smugglers.

, 2018 – 2018

Castle and Castle

Newest Episode: 5

Castle & Castle Is a legal drama surrounding the professional and personal lives of Remi and Tega Castle. As the couple decide to capitalize on their different strengths when it comes to the law, will the marriage and the law firm they built together survive?

, 2020 – 2020

Queen Sono

Newest Episode: 6

South African spy, Queen Sono, finds herself in an intricate web of business and politics as she sets out to find the truth behind her mother’s death

Shadow

Newest Episode: 8

In Johannesburg, tough ex-cop Shadow pursues justice on his own terms and seeks to help those who are powerless to protect themselves.

, , 2016 – 2016

Secret of the Nile

Newest Episode: 30

In a quest to investigate the strange disappearance of his sister, Ali gets a job at The Grand Hotel where she worked before her disappearance

, 2019 – 2019

Trackers

Newest Episode: 5

Trackers is a South African crime series based on the Deon Meyer’s novel of the same name. It delves into the world of organized crime, smuggling, terrorism and the operations of the CIA in Cape Town, South Africa