Most Popular Kinyarwanda-Language Feature Films


1. Ptaki spiewaja w Kigali (2017)

113 min | Drama

6.9
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In 1994 Rwanda a Polish woman ornithologist saves Tutsi girl from certain death. After a few years they both revisit Africa on an emotional journey full of painful memories.

Directors: Joanna Kos-Krauze, Krzysztof Krauze | Stars: Jowita Budnik, Eliane Umuhire, Witold Wielinski, Ciza Remy Muhirwa

Votes: 12

2. Kinyarwanda (2011)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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69 Metascore

A young Tutsi woman and a young Hutu man fall in love amidst chaos; a soldier struggles to foster a greater good while absent from her family; and a priest grapples with his faith in the face of unspeakable horror.

Director: Alrick Brown | Stars: Cleophas Kabasita, Hadidja Zaninka, Marc Gwamaka, Cassandra Freeman

Votes: 394

3. Munyurangabo (2007)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

6.9
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From opposing ethnicities, Ngabo and Sangwa are tested when old-timers warn, "Hutus and Tutsis should not be friends." An intense and inspiring portrait of youth in Rwanda, 'Munyurangabo' ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Isaac Chung | Stars: Jeff Rutagengwa, Eric Ndorunkundiye, Jean Marie Vianney Nkurikiyinka, Jean Pierre Harerimana

Votes: 446 | Gross: $0.01M

4. Matière Grise (2011)

110 min | Drama

6.4
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Balthazar is a young African filmmaker on the brink of directing his first project, The Cycle of the Cockroach, a fictional story about a young woman who survived unspeakable atrocities ... See full summary »

Director: Kivu Ruhorahoza | Stars: Ramadhan Bizimana, Tamim Hakizimana, Kennedy Jones Mazimpaka, Jean Pierre Kalonda

Votes: 35

5. Ace of Hearts: Bwana Y'umutima (2017)

120 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

Manzi David, a man whose sister's days are numbered with heart disease. Heartbroken and determined as ever to rally money for her treatment, Manzi David sets himself on a path of no return ... See full summary »

Director: Pacifique Nzeyimana Cyusa | Stars: Lysa Gasirabo, Ganza Prince, Isimbi Sonia, Polisi Muhirwa Yves

6. Umutoma (2015)

72 min | Romance

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Director: John Kwezi | Star: Edouard Bamporiki

7. Hey Mr. DJ! (2007)

54 min | Comedy

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An arrogant, young DJ who finds out he is HIV positive.

Director: Ayuub Kasasa Mago

8. Untitled African Nile Basin Project (2019)

150 min | Adventure | Pre-production

An episodic anthology film, focusing on the harmony between individuals, nature and society in the Great Rift Valley, the birthplace of humanity.

Director: Dami Onifade

9. Gacaca, Living Together Again in Rwanda? (2002)

55 min

6.9
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Director: Anne Aghion

Votes: 14

10. Tell This to My Mother

Crime, Drama, History | Announced

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a young woman's experience onto the darkness reveals the true background of the first Congo war belligerents and the sufferings of a people.

11. Mu Buzima (2014)

120 min | Drama, Musical

7.9
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Mu Buzima (In Life) Vicky (Gakiza Victoire) lives with his mother, Mama Vicky (Mukarukundo Monique), Vicky is a young man who has a dream of developing his singing talent and becoming an ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Kayongo | Stars: Sambela Bernadette, Mzaliwa Jean Bosco, Ntakirutimana Danny, Victoire Gakiza

Votes: 9