From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe: a film for every country

Movies from around the world worth watching, originating from or filmed in a particular country.

Movies in this list may be a short or a documentary.

Still looking for entries from or about:

-Brunei
-Dominica
-Gambia
-Grenada
-Kiribati
-Lesotho
-Micronesia
-St. Kitts and Nevis
-San Marino
-São Tomé and Príncipe
-Seychelles
-Somalia
-Swaziland
-Togo

You can find a list of films I gladly recommend here: Snavelaar's Choice as well as my personal top 250 and here's a list of interesting directors.
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1.
Osama (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The Taliban are ruling Afghanistan, they being a repressive regime especially for women, who, among other things... (83 mins.)
Director: Siddiq Barmak
“ Afghanistan ” - Snavelaar
 
2.
Pharmakon (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A young pharmacist enters into a casual relationship with a young woman alleged to be his father's secret mistress, in contemporary Tirana. (134 mins.)
Director: Joni Shanaj
“ Albania ” - Snavelaar
 
3.
Bab El Oued City (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Follows the conflict between a young Algerian man and the local Islamic fundamentalists. (93 mins.)
“ Algeria ” - Snavelaar
 
4.
Idiot Love (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
One night, Pere-Lluc heading home drunk, hits his head on the aluminum ladder a girl is using to hang banners from the streetlights. As the days go by, he becomes more and more obsessed with her. (104 mins.)
Director: Ventura Pons
“ Andorra ” - Snavelaar
 
5.
Hollow City (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A group of children, fleeing the war, is taken to Luanda accompanied by a nun. When they reach the aeroplane... (90 mins.)
“ Angola ” - Snavelaar
 
6.
Working Girl (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Dire circumstances drive a brilliant school girl into the seedy world of prostitution. (151 mins.)
Director: Nigel Trellis
“ Antigua and Barbuda ” - Snavelaar
 
7.
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later. (129 mins.)
“ Argentina ” - Snavelaar
 
8.
Big Story in a Small City (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The feature film is based on true events that changed two families forever. The story, both comical... (90 mins.)
Director: Gor Kirakosian
“ Armenia ” - Snavelaar
 
9.
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret. (104 mins.)
Director: Stephan Elliott
“ Australia ” - Snavelaar
 
10.
Revanche (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Ex-con Alex plans to flee to the South with his girl after a robbery. But something terrible happens and revenge seems inevitable. (121 mins.)
Director: Götz Spielmann
“ Austria ” - Snavelaar
 
11.
The Precinct (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
The story is set in Baku. A famous photographer has to choose between accepting a valuable job offer in Africa or marrying his fiancee - a young ... (116 mins.)
Director: Ilgar Safat
“ Azerbaijan ” - Snavelaar
 
12.
Rain (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Determined to reconcile with the mother who abandoned her when she was just a toddler, a Bahamian adolescent... (93 mins.)
Director: Maria Govan
“ Bahamas ” - Snavelaar
 
13.
A Bahraini Tale (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Set during the Arab-Israeli war of 1967, this epic drama is both the personal story of a middle-class... (96 mins.)
“ Bahrain ” - Snavelaar
 
14.
The Clay Bird (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A family must come to grips with its culture, its faith, and the brutal political changes entering its small-town world. (95 mins.)
Director: Tareque Masud
“ Bangladesh ” - Snavelaar
 
15.
Payday (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Payday, a Barbadian comedy-drama/buddy film showcasing a raw slice of Barbadian community life. Romie... (101 mins.)
Director: Selwyne Browne
“ Barbados ” - Snavelaar
 
16.
Fortress of War (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Soviet troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. (138 mins.)
Director: Aleksandr Kott
“ Belarus ” - Snavelaar
 
17.
Bullhead (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Sint-Truiden, Belgium. Jacky, a young cattle farmer who is constantly pumped on steroids and hormones, is approached by a veterinarian to make a deal with a notorious beef trader. (129 mins.)
“ Belgium ” - Snavelaar
 
18.
Yai Wanonabalewa: The Enemy God (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Shake is a powerful shaman of the Yanomami people. He wields his power to heal and to protect his people... (100 mins.)
“ Belize ” - Snavelaar
 
19.
Barbecue-Pejo (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A poor Beninoise corn farmer wanting to break out of his deep misery buys a shaky Peugeot 504 and tries his hand at being a bush cabdriver. (86 mins.)
Director: Jean Odoutan
“ Benin ” - Snavelaar
 
20.
Milarepa (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Milarepa is a tale of greed and vengeance - demons, magic, murder and redemption. It is the story of the man who became Tibet's greatest mystic. (90 mins.)
Director: Neten Chokling
“ Bhutan ” - Snavelaar
 
21.
American Visa (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After being denied an American visa, a Bolivian professor becomes involved in a web of criminal activities, holds-up the American consulate and falls for a beautiful prostitute from the Bolivian lowlands. (100 mins.)
“ Bolivia ” - Snavelaar
 
22.
No Man's Land (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Bosnia and Herzegovina during 1993 at the time of the heaviest fighting between the two warring sides. Two soldiers from opposing sides in the conflict, Nino and Ciki, become trapped in no man's land, whilst a third soldier becomes a living booby trap. (98 mins.)
Director: Danis Tanovic
“ Bosnia and Herzegovina ” - Snavelaar
 
23.
The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A comic allegory about a traveling Bushman who encounters modern civilization and its stranger aspects, including a clumsy scientist and a band of revolutionaries. (109 mins.)
Director: Jamie Uys
“ Botswana ” - Snavelaar
 
24.
City of God (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. (130 mins.)
“ Brazil ” - Snavelaar
 
25.
Zift (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Moth is freed on parole after spending time in prison on wrongful conviction of murder. Jailed shortly before the Bulgarian communist coup of 1944... (92 mins.)
Director: Javor Gardev
“ Bulgaria ” - Snavelaar
 
26.
Moolaadé (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
When a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female genital mutilation, she starts a conflict that tears her village apart. (124 mins.)
Director: Ousmane Sembene
“ Burkina Faso ” - Snavelaar
 
27.
Gito, l'ingrat (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Gito is a young African intellectual returning home from France with numerous academic degrees and ministerial ambitions... (90 mins.)
Director: Léonce Ngabo
“ Burundi ” - Snavelaar
 
28.
The Rice People (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In Cambodian refugee camps, when children are asked where rice comes from, they answer, "from UN lorries"... (125 mins.)
Director: Rithy Panh
“ Cambodia ” - Snavelaar
 
29.
Ninah's Dowry (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Ninah is a runaway wife whose husband finds out she is pregnant and he comes to recover the dowry he paid or take home the woman he owns. By any means necessary. (95 mins.)
Director: Victor Viyuoh
“ Cameroon ” - Snavelaar
 
30.
Léolo (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Young Leo Lauzon is torn between two worlds - the squalid Montreal tenement that he inhabits with his... (107 mins.)
“ Canada ” - Snavelaar
 
31.
Napomuceno's Will (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Nopumoceno, the most successful businessman in the Cabo Verde archipelogo, is an ambitious, clever opportunist... (117 mins.)
Director: Francisco Manso
“ Cape Verde ” - Snavelaar
 
32.
The Forest (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A film about the difficulty for even the most well-intentioned person to know and respect another culture... (93 mins.)
“ Central African Republic ” - Snavelaar
 
33.
A Screaming Man (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Present-day Chad. Adam, fifty-five, a former swimming champion, is pool attendant at a smart N'Djamena hotel... (92 mins.)
“ Chad ” - Snavelaar
 
34.
The Maid (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A drama centered on a maid trying to hold on to her position after having served a family for 23 years. (95 mins.)
“ Chile ” - Snavelaar
 
35.
Li Tong (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Eight-year-old Li Tong from Beijing loses her bus pass one day after school. She decides to walk home... (76 mins.)
Director: Nian Liu
“ China ” - Snavelaar
 
36.
Maria Full of Grace (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A pregnant Colombian teenager becomes a drug mule to make some desperately needed money for her family. (101 mins.)
Director: Joshua Marston
“ Colombia ” - Snavelaar
 
37.
Ganima Probleme (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
“ Comoros ” - Snavelaar
 
38.
Mobutu, roi du Zaïre (1999 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Thiery Michel takes an in-depth look at the reign of Mobutu Sese Seko. A man of "modest roots" who had a Catholic upbringing... (135 mins.)
Director: Thierry Michel
“ Congo (Zaire) ” - Snavelaar
 
39.
A ojos cerrados (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Gabo and Maga are an old couple who have lived together all their life and depend emotionally on each other completely... (65 mins.)
Director: Hernan Jimenez
“ Costa Rica ” - Snavelaar
 
40.
Pulska veza (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Police inspector Romano is investigating the kidnapping of a journalist entangling himself into a web of secrets of a business tycoon and the police captain. (90 mins.)
Director: Zoran Mikletic
“ Croatia ” - Snavelaar
 
41.
I Am Cuba (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Four vignettes about the lives of the Cuban people set during the pre-revolutionary era. (108 mins.)
“ Cuba ” - Snavelaar
 
42.
Fish n' Chips (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Andy, a hard working Cypriot immigrant in London who deep-fries his way into oblivion, decides to leave London for his native Cyprus... (102 mins.)
Director: Elias Demetriou
“ Cyprus ” - Snavelaar
 
43.
The Shop on Main Street (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A carpenter in the Nazi-occupied Slovak State is appointed Aryan controller of a Jewish widow's store. (128 mins.)
“ Czech Republic ” - Snavelaar
 
44.
The Hunt (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie. (115 mins.)
“ Denmark ” - Snavelaar
 
45.
Le grand Moussa (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Ahmed Dini
“ Djibouti ” - Snavelaar
 
46.
Love Child (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Maria, 18 year old daughter of a single mother, decides to look for the father she has never met after her mother dies in a tragic accident... (97 mins.)
Director: Leticia Tonos
“ Dominican Republic ” - Snavelaar
 
47.
Balibo (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
War correspondent Roger East and the young Jose Ramos-Horta travel to East Timor to investigate the murders of the Balibo Five in 1975. (111 mins.)
Director: Robert Connolly
“ East Timor ” - Snavelaar
 
48.
Ratas, ratones, rateros (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The world of Salvador, a young and naive petty thief is changed by the arrival of his cousin Angel, an ex-convict in search of easy money... (107 mins.)
“ Ecuador ” - Snavelaar
 
49.
Rags & Tatters (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In one of the most extraordinary nights in the history of Egypt, the prisons were suddenly opened, leaving thousands of prisoners wandering the desert... (87 mins.)
Director: Ahmad Abdalla
“ Egypt ” - Snavelaar
 
50.
Salvador (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An American photojournalist gets caught in a political struggle at El Salvador in 1980. (122 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ El Salvador ” - Snavelaar
 
51.
Where the Road Runs Out (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
George, a scientist living in Rotterdam is growing wary of the world of academia. The sudden death of... (91 mins.)
“ Equitorial Guinea ” - Snavelaar
 
52.
Minister (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An epic-like story of a young Eritrean soldier who deserts the British army in order to protect his village from a marauding bandit.
“ Eritrea ” - Snavelaar
 
53.
The Class (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An average guy of an Estonian high-school decides to defend his bullied classmate. This starts war between him and the informal leader of the class. As teenagers' honour is a touchy thing, everything ends in bloodshed. (99 mins.)
Director: Ilmar Raag
“ Estonia ” - Snavelaar
 
54.
Atletu (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Running the streets of Rome in 1960, an unknown, barefooted Ethiopian man stunned the world by winning Olympic gold in the marathon... (92 mins.)
“ Ethiopia ” - Snavelaar
 
55.
Reel Paradise (2005 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Former indie film "guru" John Pierson takes his family to Fiji for one year to run the world's most remote movie theater. (110 mins.)
Director: Steve James
“ Fiji ” - Snavelaar
 
56.
The Man Without a Past (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The second part of Aki Kaurismäki's "Finland" trilogy, the film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki... (97 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
“ Finland ” - Snavelaar
 
57.
The Intouchables (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver. (112 mins.)
“ France ” - Snavelaar
 
58.
Dôlè (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Mougler and his friends slip into a life of petty crime in Libreville, Gabon. When they take their chances in robbing a lottery kiosk, things turn from lighthearted to tragic. (79 mins.)
Director: Imunga Ivanga
“ Gabon ” - Snavelaar
 
59.
In Bloom (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Set in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi in 1992. Friends Eka and Natia look to leave childhood behind as they ignore societal customs and work to escape their turbulent family lives. (102 mins.)
“ Georgia ” - Snavelaar
 
60.
A Goat's Tail (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Kojo is a taxi driver living and working in Ghana. Sleeping on his break he is awoken by a beautiful young travelling actress called Cynthia... (120 mins.)
Director: Julius Amedume
“ Ghana ” - Snavelaar
 
61.
Metropolis (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences. (153 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Germany ” - Snavelaar
 
62.
The Travelling Players (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Greece 1939 - 1952 Fascist, Nazi, Communist conflict as seen through a family of travelling provincial players (230 mins.)
“ Greece ” - Snavelaar
 
63.
Invisible Evidence (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Visiting American journalist Johnson finds more in Guatemala than he's bargained for. His reporter contact... (102 mins.)
“ Guatemala ” - Snavelaar
 
64.
“ Guinea ” - Snavelaar
 
65.
The Battle of Tabato (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
(78 mins.)
Director: João Viana
“ Guinea-Bissau ” - Snavelaar
 
66.
Guiana 1838 (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The abolition of slavery in the British Caribbean in 1834 prompts Gillanders, Arbuthnot & Company in Calcutta... (120 mins.)
Director: Rohit Jagessar
“ Guyana ” - Snavelaar
 
67.
La rebelle (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A sweet Haitian teenage girl becomes a foul-mouthed, alcohol-drinking, drug-taking, promiscuous teen when she finds her single dad with a new girlfriend. Just how far will she take her personal rebellion? (93 mins.)
Director: Sacha Parisot
“ Haiti ” - Snavelaar
 
68.
Spirit of My Mother (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A Garifuna woman returns to Honduras to forget her past and rediscover herself. (78 mins.)
Director: Ali Allie
“ Honduras ” - Snavelaar
 
69.
Kontroll (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A tale about a strange young man, Bulcsú, the fellow inspectors on his team, all without exception likeable characters, a rival ticket inspection team, and racing along the tracks... And a tale about love. (105 mins.)
Director: Nimród Antal
“ Hungary ” - Snavelaar
 
70.
Metalhead (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A girl is caught between the life that took her brother and her own inability to strike out on her own. In her grief, she finds solace in the dark music of Black Metal and dreams of becoming a rock star. (97 mins.)
Director: Ragnar Bragason
“ Iceland ” - Snavelaar
 
71.
The Raid: Redemption (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs. (101 mins.)
“ Indonesia ” - Snavelaar
 
72.
Pather Panchali (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Impoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work. (125 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
“ India ” - Snavelaar
 
73.
The Color of Paradise (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Mohamed, a young blind boy, returns to his rural home for the summer and yearns for his father's acceptance. (90 mins.)
Director: Majid Majidi
“ Iran ” - Snavelaar
 
74.
Leaving Baghdad (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Leaving Baghdad is a road movie that follows Sadik, the personal cameraman to the leader Saddam Hussein... (85 mins.)
“ Iraq ” - Snavelaar
 
75.
My Left Foot (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot. (103 mins.)
Director: Jim Sheridan
“ Ireland ” - Snavelaar
 
76.
Waltz with Bashir (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict. (90 mins.)
Director: Ari Folman
“ Israel ” - Snavelaar
 
77.
La Dolce Vita (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A series of stories following a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome. (174 mins.)
“ Italy ” - Snavelaar
 
78.
Au nom du Christ (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A West African pig farmer has a religious vision, wherein he is told that he'll be Magloire the First, a prophet of Christ. He then sets out to rid his local villagers of superstition and instead save them for Jesus. (90 mins.)
“ Ivory Coast ” - Snavelaar
 
79.
Better Mus' Come (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The film follows warring political factions in 1970s Jamaica as they enlist the support of gangs to enforce their policies... (104 mins.)
Director: Storm Saulter
“ Jamaica ” - Snavelaar
 
80.
Rashomon (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view. (88 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Japan ” - Snavelaar
 
81.
Captain Abu Raed (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When an old airport janitor finds a captain's hat in the trash, he gets pulled into the lives of children in his poor neighborhood. He weaves imaginary stories of his world adventures to offer hope in the face of their harsh reality. (102 mins.)
Director: Amin Matalqa
“ Jordan ” - Snavelaar
 
82.
Tulpan (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
On the steppes of Kazakhstan, Asa lives in a yurt with his sister Samal, her husband Ondas, and their three children... (100 mins.)
“ Kazakhstan ” - Snavelaar
 
83.
The First Grader (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau veteran who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford. (103 mins.)
Director: Justin Chadwick
“ Kenya ” - Snavelaar
 
84.
The Wedding of Zein (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Everyone in his village believes that Zein is a simpleton, a half-wit, an amiable buffoon. Thus, his... (90 mins.)
“ Kuwait ” - Snavelaar
 
85.
The Adopted Son (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In a Kyrgyz village, five older women adopt an infant foundling. Jump ahead about 12 years: the boy... (81 mins.)
“ Kyrgyzstan ” - Snavelaar
 
86.
At the Horizon (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
AT THE HORIZON is about two different worlds colliding: the wealthy influential people on the one hand and the poor and honest on the other hand... (101 mins.)
Director: Anysay Keola
“ Laos ” - Snavelaar
 
87.
Leaving by the Way (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A nine-year-old boy awaits the return of his sailor father, unaware that he is missing presumed drowned. The boy's mother starts an affair with a local woodsman, causing his wife to embark on a vendetta. Then the boy runs away. (90 mins.)
“ Latvia ” - Snavelaar
 
88.
Caramel (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A romantic comedy centered on the daily lives of five Lebanese women living in Beirut. (95 mins.)
Director: Nadine Labaki
“ Lebanon ” - Snavelaar
 
89.
Small Small Thing (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A look at the high profile case of Liberian Olivia Zinnah, who died in 2012 of complications from a rape that occurred when she was just 7 years old. (83 mins.)
Director: Jessica Vale
“ Liberia ” - Snavelaar
 
90.
Lion of the Desert (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
In the Fascist Italy Pre-World War II of Benito Mussolini, the cruel General Rodolfo Graziani is directly... (173 mins.)
Director: Moustapha Akkad
“ Libya ” - Snavelaar
 
91.
Glück und Liebe in Monaco (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Lindy writes to the Monaco principality offering a pussycat to Princess Caroline. She is invited by Rainiero himself to deliver the gift herself...
Director: Hermann Leitner
“ Liechtenstein ” - Snavelaar
 
92.
Narcissus (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Narcissus (from Greek Narkissos) shares the root nark- with narcosis and narcotic. All these words have the same origin in the verb narkao... (95 mins.)
“ Lithuania ” - Snavelaar
 
93.
Blind Spot (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The intrigue kicks off with a cop being murdered and develops as a complex and smart game of manipulation where nothing and no one are what they seem. (96 mins.)
“ Luxembourg ” - Snavelaar
 
94.
Before the Rain (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In the republic of Macedonia, amid war in Bosnia, an Albanian girl being hunted by Christians is offered protection by a monk who has taken a vow of silence. (113 mins.)
“ Macedonia ” - Snavelaar
 
95.
Madagascar (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Spoiled by their upbringing and unaware of what wildlife really is, four animals from the New York Central Zoo escape, unwittingly assisted by four absconding penguins, and find themselves in Madagascar. (86 mins.)
“ Madagascar ” - Snavelaar
 
96.
William and the Windmill (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
With only a library book as his guide, 14-year-old William Kamkwamba sets about building a wind turbine in his Malawian village. (88 mins.)
Director: Ben Nabors
“ Malawi ” - Snavelaar
 
97.
Monday Morning Glory (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A group of men arrested for the terrorist bombing of a nightclub have to reenact their actions for the police and media. (87 mins.)
Director: Ming Jin Woo
“ Malaysia ” - Snavelaar
 
98.
Brightness (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young man with magical powers journeys to his uncle to request help in fighting his sorcerer father. (105 mins.)
“ Mali ” - Snavelaar
 
99.
The Island President (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After bringing democracy to his country, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, takes up the fight to keep his homeland from disappearing under the sea. (101 mins.)
Director: Jon Shenk
“ Maldives ” - Snavelaar
 
100.
Daqqet ix-Xita (2010 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Inspired by Shakespeare's Hamlet, set in the old city of Valletta, Malta; this is a short film that explores dark... (15 mins.)
“ Malta ” - Snavelaar