Amandla! A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony is a soul-stirring film that uses exclusive interviews and rare, never-before-seen film footage
Tadesse Meskela is on a mission to save 74,000 struggling Ethiopian coffee farmers from bankruptcy on the international market, an absorbing documentary.
Set against the backdrop of the chaos and civil war that enveloped 1990s Sierra Leone, Blood Diamond is the story of Danny Archer (Leonardo DiCaprio), a South African mercenary, and Solomon Vandy (Djimon Hounsou), a Mende fisherman. Both men are African,
Directed by Australian Phillip Noyce. Set in South Africa, 1980.
A critically acclaimed documentary by Hubert Sauper. Some time in the 1960s, a new animal was introduced into East Africa’s Lake Victoria as a little scientific experiment.
A wonderful, vibrant, tasty journey into Morocco and Syria – with the key focus: food and culture!
An unprecedented collection by Afrobeat legend Femi Kuti, Live At The Shrine includes both a concert film/DVD documentary and a live concert CD, showing the brilliance of Afrobeat that combines jazz, funk and traditional African music.
This series of six half-hour programs, shot on location in countries including Ghana, Benin, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Somalia, follows Bob Geldof on an intimate, personal journey through the continent.
Critically acclaimed film nominated for 3 Academy Awards. In 1994, Rwanda was the site of a tragic genocide of almost one million people.
Follows the life of an Ethiopian boy who is passed off as an African Jew to escape his ravaged country and grow up in Tel Aviv.
An outstanding feature film by African cinema's founding father, 81 year old Ousmene Sembene - the powerful and triumphant story of a woman's stand against female circumcision in Burkina Faso.
Featuring some of his most powerful speeches, this documentary presents the riveting story of a truly successful political leader who has overcome a troubled adolescence and the challenge of being one of the most notable multiracial politicians of his tim
Nowhere in Africa is a moving love story following Walter and Jettel Redlich, a successful lawyer and his beautiful, elegant wife, whose lives are transformed when they flee Nazi-Germany to Kenya in 1938.
Winner of 7 Academy Awards, Out of Africa follows the true life story of Karen Blixen (Meryl Streep), a Danish woman who moves to Kenya around 1914 to run a coffee plantation with her philandering husband.
"...the definitive portrait of the world's greatest adventure photographer..."
Jennifer Adams travels through East Africa including Kilimanjaro, gorillas, Serengeti
A background to the history of soccer on the African Continent.
Brazilian Director Fernando Meirelles, whose previous film City of God won awards all over the world and was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2004 Oscars, has crafted another highly entertaining yet important film.
In an incredible twist of fate, a Scottish doctor (James McAvoy) on a Ugandan medical mission becomes irreversibly entangled with one of the world's most barbaric figures: Idi Amin (Forest Whitaker).
One of the more fascinating true stories that became a book and now a film must be European Corinne Hofmann's tale of her love for a Masai warrior whom she encountered on a ferry in Kenya while holidaying with her then-boyfriend.
Wonderful Australian documentary. By Director Sieh Mchawala & Producer Cathy Beitz of Vida Films, 52 mins. As seen on SBS TV.
A wonderful animated adventure - with soundtrack by Youssou N' Dour.
Academy Award Winner - Best Foreign Language Film 2006. In a shantytown on the edges of Johannesburg, South Africa, 19-year-old Tsotsi has repressed any memory of his past
Nominated for an Academy Award, War/Dance tells the story of Uganda's brutal civil war through the eyes of a group of children whose love of music brings joy, excitement and hope back into their poverty-stricken lives
Ali & Toumani is an album of duets from two of Africa’s most distinguished musicians, the late guitarist Ali Farka Touré and kora player Toumani Diabaté. In The Heart Of The Moon, the duo’s first album together, won a Grammy following its 2005 release.
Narrated by: LES MURRAY of SBS a one hour television special looking at the progress and standing of African football (soccer)
An excellent South African production nominated for an Academy Award. In the Zulu language (with subtitles), Yesterday is the moving story of a young mother named Yesterday who falls ill and discovers that she is HIV positive.
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