Lowest Rated Titles With Country of Origin Congo


1. The Protectors (II) (2017)

8 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

5.5
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Oscar-winning director Kathyrn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty, The Hurt Locker) and VR creator Imraan Ismail (The Displaced, Valen's Reef) have co-directed The Protectors, a VR short documentary... See full summary »

Directors: Kathryn Bigelow, Imraan Ismail

Votes: 13

2. M'Pongo (1982)

77 min | Drama

5.8
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This film illustrate through physical struggle, the clash between generations and civilizations.

Director: Jean-Michel Tchissoukou | Stars: Béranger Dubois, Albertine Ngalou, Joseph Nzikou Kengue

Votes: 9

3. La Belle at the Movies (2016)

67 min | Documentary, Biography, Western

6.0
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Kinshasa, "Kin la Belle" is a city of 10 million people without a single cinema theatre. "La Belle At the Movies" documents the disappearance of Kinshasa's entire cinema industry over the ... See full summary »

Director: Cecilia Zoppelletto

Votes: 5

4. Examen d'état (2014)

90 min | Documentary, Drama, History

6.4
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In Kisangani, a group of high-school students who cannot afford to pay the teachers' "bonuses" organized themselves to prepare the State exam together.

Director: Dieudo Hamadi

Votes: 34

5. Congo: The Grand Inga Project (2013)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

6.6
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CONGO: The Grand Inga Project chronicles kayak icon Steve Fisher as he and a team of the bravest and most talented paddlers on earth tackle a first descent of the Inga Rapids, a deadly ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Fisher | Stars: Tyler Bradt, Steve Fisher, Ben Marr, Rush Sturges

Votes: 109

6. In Pursuit of Peace (2015)

87 min | Documentary

6.6
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In Pursuit of Peace follows four Canadians on the front lines of international peace initiatives - in South Sudan, Turkey, Congo and Iraq. We experience the challenges of their work, ... See full summary »

Director: Garry Beitel

Votes: 5

7. Moïse Katumbi: Foot, business et politique (2013)

52 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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Moise Katumbi Chapwe is an Italian Sephardic Jew on his father's side and a Congolese on his mother's side. He is the Congolese personality who most strongly symbolizes African revival. He ... See full summary »

Director: Thierry Michel | Star: Thierry Michel

Votes: 6

8. 35 Cows and a Kalashnikov (2014)

83 min | Documentary

6.9
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35 COWS AND A KALASHNIKOV is a film about African pride. Directed by Oswald von Richthofen and produced by Roland Emmerich, two old film school friends. It is not a classical documentary ... See full summary »

Directors: Oswald von Richthofen, Gernot Aschoff | Stars: Bar Jala, Kuwedo, Regole, Tanga

Votes: 54

9. Chop My Money (2014)

13 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

7.0
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A day in the life of three street kids in the Eastern Congo. Featuring music by Dirty Beaches.

Director: Theo Anthony | Stars: Manu Bahiti Jean Christophe, David Muhindo, Guillain Paluku

Votes: 16

10. Rêve Kakudji (2013)

63 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

7.0
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Serge Kakudji is a young Congolese counter tenor who fell in love with opera as a kid, listening to audiotapes of opera recordings in his room in Lubumbashi. Later he traveled to Europe to achieve his dream of becoming a top opera singer.

Directors: Ibbe Daniëls, Koen Vidal

Votes: 5

11. Mama Colonel (2017)

72 min | Documentary

7.1
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Director: Dieudo Hamadi

Votes: 16

12. 10%: What Makes a Hero? (2013)

88 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

7.1
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Award-winning director Yoav Shamir (Defamation, Checkpoint) sets out on an entertaining and insightful international quest, exploring the notion of heroism through a multi-faceted lens. ... See full summary »

Director: Yoav Shamir | Stars: Yoav Shamir, Philip Zimbardo

Votes: 772

13. Justice for Sale (2011)

80 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Justice for Sale follows the young, courageous Congolese human rights lawyer Claudine who refuses to accept that justice is indeed 'For Sale' in her country. When Claudine investigates the ... See full summary »

Directors: Femke van Velzen, Ilse van Velzen

Votes: 14

14. L'affaire Chebeya, un crime d'Etat? (2012)

97 min | Documentary, Crime, History

7.4
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On 2 June 2010, a Congolese human rights activist was found murdered in his car. Several police officials are arrested. Is the judicial authority capable of exercising an impartial justice?

Director: Thierry Michel | Star: Simon Shrimpton-Smith

Votes: 12

15. Access to the Danger Zone (2012)

Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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Access to the Danger Zone is a film narrated by Daniel Day-Lewis about victims of war and their need for humanitarian aid. It describes the difficulties and dangers humanitarian ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Casaer, Eddie Gregoor | Star: Daniel Day-Lewis

Votes: 17

16. They Came at Night (2014)

20 min | Short, Action, Drama

7.8
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Deep in the bush of north east DR Congo, an abducted child soldier, fleeing for his life, encounters a local hunter who must decide whether or not to help him escape, despite a history of ... See full summary »

Directors: Andrew Ellis, Alex Mallis | Stars: Emmanuel Anidu, Pascal Kumbawo, Pascal Kunbawo, Emmanuel la Vie

Votes: 10

17. When Elephants Fight (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, News

7.9
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The Democratic Republic of Congo has been called a geological scandal due to its mineral rich soil. Unfortunately, those minerals, necessary to sustain today's technology, are funding the deadliest war since WWII.

Director: Michael Ramsdell | Star: Robin Wright

Votes: 32

18. L'homme qui répare les femmes: la colère d'Hippocrate (2015)

112 min | Documentary, Biography, News

8.0
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Winner of the Sakharov Prize 2014, Doctor Mukwege is internationally known as the man who mends thousands of women who have been raped during the 20 years of conflicts in the East of the ... See full summary »

Director: Thierry Michel

Votes: 68

19. Nzoku ya pembe (2011)

35 min | Documentary, News

8.0
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The Central Post-Office in Kinshasa, DR Congo is a grandiose relic of the colonial past and has trapped its employees in a frozen time-warp from which they are planning their escape.

Director: Kristof Bilsen

Votes: 6

20. This Is Congo (2017)

93 min | Documentary, History, War

8.1
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An unfiltered look in to the lives of 3 characters surviving amongst the most recent cycle of conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, otherwise known as the M23 rebellion.

Director: Daniel McCabe

Votes: 16

21. Cahier africain (2016)

118 min | Documentary

8.1
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It all started with a small exercise book. Its page were checkered with the courageous testimonies of 300 Central African women, girls and men. They reveal what Congolese mercenaries did to... See full summary »

Director: Heidi Specogna

Votes: 14

22. Seeds of Hope (III) (2013)

72 min | Documentary, War

8.2
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In a corner of Eastern Congo one woman puts herself at risk everyday to help thousands of Congolese rape survivors embark on a journey of healing. Seeds of Hope tells the story of Masika, ... See full summary »

Director: Fiona Lloyd-Davies

Votes: 6

23. Virunga (2014)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, War

8.3
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95 Metascore

A team of brave individuals risk their lives to protect the last mountain gorillas.

Director: Orlando von Einsiedel | Stars: André Bauma, Emmanuel de Merode, Mélanie Gouby, Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo

Votes: 7,924

24. Back to Mandima (2011)

40 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

8.3
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Director: Robert-Jan Lacombe

Votes: 9

25. Searching for Hell (2015)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Prepare yourself for a unique cinematic experience. "Searching For Hell" - world's first feature - length documentary screened and distributed in virtual reality cinema - will take you on a... See full summary »

Directors: Darek Barecki, James Kenney, Gloria Kurnik, Yuki Nakamura, Pawel Nazaruk, Tomasz Adamski

Votes: 12

26. The Uncondemned (2015)

81 min | Documentary

8.7
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80 Metascore

In 1997, a group of lawyers and activists prosecuted rape as a crime against humanity. This is the story of their fight for the first conviction.

Directors: Nick Louvel, Michele Mitchell | Stars: Pierre-Richard Prosper, Sara Darehshori, Patricia Sellers

Votes: 15 | Gross: $0.01M

27. City of Joy (2016)

74 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

8.8
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This film follows the first class of students at a remarkable leadership center in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a region often referred to as "the worst place in the world to ... See full summary »

Director: Madeleine Gavin | Stars: Christine Schuler-Deschryver, Denis Mukwege Mukengere, Eve Ensler, Jane Mukunilwa

Votes: 22

28. Bounce: How the Ball Taught the World to Play (2015)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.8
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BOUNCE is a feature documentary that takes us to the far reaches of the globe and the deep recesses of our ancient past to answer the question: Why do we play ball?

Director: Jerome Thelia | Stars: Manuel Aguilar-Moreno, Magnus Baillie, Marc Bekoff, Gordon Burghardt

Votes: 20

29. Unseen Enemy (2017)

97 min | Documentary

9.0
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Unseen Enemy is a feature-length documentary about the threat of epidemics in the 21st century and what we can do to fight them.

Director: Janet Tobias | Stars: Larry Brilliant, John Connor, Decontee Davis, Veronica Maria Dos Santos

Votes: 26

30. Inner Me (2017)

30 min | Documentary | Completed

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While following Jemima, a curious little girl wandering through dusty roads, crowded markets, slaughterhouses and bat hunting scenes, we encounter three other women who describe the harsh ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Spano'

31. Change for Chimps (2016)

7 min | Short, Drama, Family

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A young girl's love for chimpanzees sends her on a journey to raise funds to save chimps from captivity, in hopes to deliver the funds to her hero Dr. Jane Goodall.

Director: Lisa Mann | Stars: Jane Goodall, Azalyne Klukowski, Kendra Nott

32. We Will Win Peace (2015)

98 min | Documentary | Completed

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An American film maker specializing in African advocacy videos goes behind the scenes of humanitarian aid and activism to see the intricacies of good intentions. The unexpected story that ... See full summary »

Director: Seth Chase | Stars: Jason Stearns, Seth Chase, Prince Jaime Bourbon-Parma, Séverine Autesserre

33. 2 Degrees (2013)

90 min | Documentary, History, News

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2 Degrees is about nothing less than the fight for the health of the planet we call home. The abstract idea of climate change is explored through the weaving of real and emotional journeys ... See full summary »

Directors: Jeff Canin, Conan Fitzpatrick, Vanessa Gorman, Pele Safra | Star: Mick O'Regan

34. Ivory. A Crime Story (2016)

87 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

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3 years of shooting, 30 countries, over 250 hours of raw material provided the basis for the investigation documentary «IVORY. A CRIME STORY» about the causes and consequences of an ... See full summary »

Director: Sergey Yastrzhembsky | Star: Jeff Koinange

35. Boyamba Belgique (2010)

60 min | Documentary, History

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50 years ago, the majority of African colonies gained independence from European powers. During the independence ceremony of the largest African colony, the Congo, a young man poses a brave... See full summary »

Directors: Dries Engels, Bart Van Peel

36. Konga Yo (1962)

108 min | Adventure

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Director: Yves Allégret | Stars: Nicole Courcel, Jean Lefebvre, Sophie M'Bali, Roger Pigaut

37. Native Land

Drama | Announced

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Stars: Jeff Kober, Antonio David Lyons

38. Silent Forests (2018)

80 min | Documentary | Post-production

In Cameroon and Congo's lush jungles, one of Africa's most elusive species - the forest elephant - is being slaughtered to extinction. This film will bring viewers to one of the front lines... See full summary »

Director: Mariah Wilson

39. Animal Park (2014)

9 min | Documentary, News, War

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Since 1996 DR-Congo has been in a permanent state of warfare. On the eastern border of the country lies the oldest park of the African continent, the Virunga National Park. The main ... See full summary »

Director: Afea Afea

40. Congo Business Case (2013)

81 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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Filmmaker observes his friend as he stops being a development worker for the United Nations in Congo and starts to trade directly with farmers. He believes Congo could become the granary of... See full summary »

Director: Hans Bouma

41. Ota Benga (2015)

60 min | Documentary | Completed

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In 1904 a man named Ota Benga was removed from the Congo in Central Africa and placed in the New York City Bronx Zoo, in a cage with primates. He spent his nights at the Monkey house. He ... See full summary »

Director: Niyi Coker

42. Maison Pour La Vie (2014)

8 min | Documentary, Short, News | Post-production

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Filmed throughout the Democratic Republic of Congo in the final days of a devastating three-year war, 'Coffin Maker' weaves together three separate journeys: a coffin maker in Goma, front ... See full summary »

Director: Theo Anthony | Star: Richard Mukengerwa

43. Le ministre des poubelles (2017)

75 min | Documentary

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As his country heads towards high-risk elections, Emmanuel Botalatala, the Minister of Garbage of Kinshasa (DR Congo), enters the last portion of his life. Having sacrificed everything for ... See full summary »

Director: Quentin Noirfalisse

44. For all the World to see (2017)

90 min | Documentary

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In Bangladesh, in Benin, in the DR Congo, yet also in Germany: violence against women is ever present. The film delves into the lives of women who have been subjected to horrific violence, ... See full summary »

Director: Claudia Schmid

45. When Giants Fall (2015)

78 min | Documentary, Crime, War

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The ivory trade is a cruel business. Every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for its ivory. 65 percent of the continents elephants have been killed for their ivory in the last five years. ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Griffith | Star: Kathi Lynn Austin

46. Heart of Africa

Drama | Announced

Kandu, a former Congolese revolutionary, is trying to understand his new religion. Price, a new missionary from Idaho, is his first Anglo companion. Together, they will confront their own prejudices and the realities of the Congo.

Director: Sterling Van Wagenen

47. The New Environmentalists: From Guatemala to The Congo (2017 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

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The New Environmentalists share a common goal - safeguarding the Earth's natural rescources from exploitation and pollution, while fighting for justice in their own communities. The film is... See full summary »

Directors: John Antonelli, Tom Dusenbery, Will Parrinello

48. Au beau milieu du noir (2018)

60 min | Documentary, Adventure | Completed

Romaric was born in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, but grew up in Paris, far from the power failure and power shortage. After thirty years, he returns to his native land and through ... See full summary »

Director: Romaric Mienan | Stars: Clotaire Clotaire, Christian Nkoukou, Hermann Olessongo Koumou, Emmanuel Atibayeba

49. In the Hearts of Africa (2010)

37 min | Documentary, News

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For more than a century, the Democratic Republic of Congo has been ravaged by oppression, bloodshed, disease and famine. Conflict and humanitarian crisis in the Congo take 45,000 lives per ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Lachman

50. Bango (2016)

30 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

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The action undertaken in the documentary is the handing over of video cameras to a group of 4 youngsters who have already taken their first steps in photography. For one month they filmed ... See full summary »

Directors: José Ramón Bas, Cinzia Giovanettoni