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1. American Mary (2012)

R | 103 min | Drama, Horror

6.3
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46 Metascore

The allure of easy money sends Mary Mason, a medical student, into the world of underground surgeries which ends up leaving more marks on her than her so called "freakish" clients.

Directors: Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska | Stars: Katharine Isabelle, Antonio Cupo, Tristan Risk, David Lovgren

Votes: 18,814

2. Phat Girlz (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

3.0
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36 Metascore

Two plus-sized ladies meet the men of their dreams in the most unexpected of ways.

Director: Nnegest Likké | Stars: Mo'Nique, Kendra C. Johnson, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Godfrey

Votes: 8,386 | Gross: $7.06M

3. Mountains of the Moon (1990)

R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.3
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The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Iain Glen, Richard E. Grant, Fiona Shaw

Votes: 2,952 | Gross: $4.01M

4. Shaft in Africa (1973)

R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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P.I. John Shaft is recruited to go undercover to break up a modern slavery ring where young Africans are lured to Paris to do chain-gang work.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Richard Roundtree, Frank Finlay, Vonetta McGee, Neda Arneric

Votes: 2,025

5. Moolaadé (2004)

Unrated | 124 min | Drama

7.7
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91 Metascore

When a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female genital mutilation, she starts a conflict that tears her village apart.

Director: Ousmane Sembene | Stars: Fatoumata Coulibaly, Maimouna Hélène Diarra, Salimata Traoré, Dominique Zeïda

Votes: 2,957 | Gross: $0.21M

6. Die weisse Massai (2005)

131 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A girl, Carola, whose vacation in Kenya takes an interesting turn when she becomes infatuated with a Masai. Carola decides to leave her boyfriend to stay with her lover. There, she has to ... See full summary »

Director: Hermine Huntgeburth | Stars: Nina Hoss, Jacky Ido, Katja Flint, Antonio Prester

Votes: 3,289

7. Dead Nude Girls (2013)

Horror

6.7
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A man obsessed with bird-watching takes on a new hobby, killing young ladies.

Director: Ryan Nicholson | Stars: Carley Anderson, Beka Bootay, Amanda Finnamore, Laura Lay

Votes: 20

8. Les manèges humains (2012)

89 min | Drama

6.8
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Would-be filmmaker Sophie left Africa for Canada as a child. After graduating, she films the daily doings as part of a summer job at a fair. When pointing the camera at herself, she reveals painful secrets from the past..

Director: Martin Laroche | Stars: Marie-Evelyne Lessard, Marc-André Brunet, Normand Daoust, Stephanie Dubois

Votes: 67

9. Dunia (2005)

112 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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After studying literature at Cairo University, Dunia, 23 years old, wants to become a professional dancer. She attends audition for an oriental dance contest where she recites Arabian ... See full summary »

Director: Jocelyn Saab | Stars: Hanan Turk, Mohamed Mounir, Fathy Abdel Wahab, Sawsan Badr

Votes: 211

10. Africa dolce e selvaggia (1982)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

5.9
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A look at the fast disappearing tribal customs of North Africa.

Directors: Alfredo Castiglioni, Angelo Castiglioni

Votes: 78

11. Banaz: A Love Story (2012)

69 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

8.2
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This is a documentary film chronicling the brutal Honour Killing of Banaz Mahmod, a young British Kurdish woman in London, killed by her own family for choosing a life for herself.

Directors: Deeyah Khan, Darin Prindle | Stars: Nazir Afzal, Bobbie Cheema, Andy Craig, Caroline Goode

Votes: 135

12. Mourir à tue-tête (1979)

96 min | Drama

6.9
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A director and an editor, both woman, cannot work on a movie presenting the rape of a nurse without reacting on the scenes they're working on, the situation of womenhood in general, and the... See full summary »

Director: Anne Claire Poirier | Stars: Julie Vincent, Germain Houde, Paul Savoie, Monique Miller

Votes: 133

13. The Day I Will Never Forget (2002)

90 min | Documentary

7.9
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The practice of female genital mutilation is explored through personal stories of Kenyan women.

Director: Kim Longinotto

Votes: 88

14. Africa Rising (2009)

TV-G | 62 min | Documentary

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Every day, six thousand girls from the Horn of Africa to the sub-Saharan nations are subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM). With little more than fierce determination and deep love ... See full summary »

Director: Paula Heredia

15. Of Hopscotch and Little Girls: Stolen Childhood (1999)

52 min | Documentary

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Hopscotch is universal. Girls around the world trace squares on the ground, then hop through them, trying hard to reach the end. Girls share other interests too; they all like to talk about... See full summary »

Director: Marquise Lepage | Stars: Archana Anand, Aminatou Bandé, Patralkha Chaterjee, Isabelle Chen

16. Warrior Marks (1994)

54 min | Documentary

5.3
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Director: Pratibha Parmar

Votes: 18

17. Fire Eyes (1994)

60 min | Documentary

5.9
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Director: Soraya Mire

Votes: 11

18. L'excision - un thème pour tout le monde (2009)

52 min | Documentary

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Directors: Johanna Richter, Tassére Derra

19. Finzan (1989)

107 min | Drama

7.3
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Two women rebel against the traditions of a village society.

Director: Cheick Oumar Sissoko | Stars: Oumar Namory Keita, Koti, Bala Moussa, Diarrah Sanogo

Votes: 30

20. Dabla! Excision (2003)

52 min | Documentary

6.0
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Follows the growing movement across Africa to stop the traditional custom of female circumcision.

Director: Erica Pomerance

Votes: 8

21. Mila Tu, devenir femme massaï sans excision (2009)

52 min | Documentary

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Directors: Charlotte Bruneau, Laurène Lepeytre | Stars: Engobe, Herieth, Nasumbar Kepara, Leboy

22. Bintou in Paris (1995)

Not Rated | 15 min | Documentary, Drama, Short

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The film concerns female excision which has long been a practice in various African cultures and has taken a variety of forms. In those European countries and more recently in the United ... See full summary »

Directors: Kirsten Johnson, Julia Pimsleur

23. Kokonainen (2005)

Short

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Director: Alexis Kouros | Stars: Maryan Guuleed, Maryan Ali Waes, Badal Ahmed Hassan, Nafisa Ali

Votes: 7

24. Schnitt ins Leben - Afrikanerinnen bekämpfen ein Ritual (2000 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Directors: Dagmar Brendecke, Anke Müller-Belecke

25. Maimouna - La vie devant moi (2007)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Fabiola Maldonado

26. Breakthrough (2006)

26 min | Short, News

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Director: Morgan Pollak

27. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003–2010)
Episode: Circumcision (2005)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.6
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Is circumcision a valid practice? Penn & Teller look at the various justifications behind the procedure and try to determine whether there exists a medical or social cause.

Directors: Star Price, Tim Rogan, Ted Saad, Scott Schaefer, Chip Selby | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Ron Jeremy, Shmuley Boteach

Votes: 136