Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Somalia"


1. Dirty Wars (2013)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.5
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76 Metascore

Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.

Director: Rick Rowley | Stars: Jeremy Scahill, Nasser Al Aulaqi, Saleha Al Aulaqi, Muqbal Al Kazemi

Votes: 8,104 | Gross: $0.37M

2. The Insanity of God (2016)

Documentary

8.1
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Based on the best selling book by Nik Ripken, The Insanity of God is the personal and lifelong journey of an ordinary couple from rural Kentucky who thought they were going on just your ... See full summary »

Director: Brad Knull | Stars: Vitalijs Jevsjukovs, Kenny Champion, John W. Iwanonkiw, Earl Rorer

Votes: 56

3. Love Is a Verb (2014)

55 min | Documentary

6.0
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A video documentation of a transnational social movement of Sufi inspired Sunni Muslims that originated in Turkey and Fethullah Gülen, a Turkish Islamic preacher and an influential religious figure of the movement.

Directors: Terry Spencer Hesser, Stephan Mazurek | Stars: Fethullah Gülen, Ashley Judd

Votes: 2,234

4. Mogadishu Soldier (2016)

84 min | Documentary, War

7.8
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A camera in the hands of African Union soldiers in Mogadishu, Somalia, captures the war on the jihadist militants in Al-Shabaab.

Director: Torstein Grude

Votes: 9

5. Dr. Danger (2006– )

Adventure

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Hosted by Dr. Bob Arnot, longtime NBC news correspondent, thrill-seeker, humanitarian and the ultimate world traveler, "Dr. Danger" takes you off the map and into high def as Dr. Bob shares... See full summary »

Star: Bob Arnot

Votes: 18

6. What Are We Doing Here? (2008)

82 min | Documentary

8.1
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WHAT ARE WE DOING HERE? is a controversial documentary about why after 50 years of Western involvement, billions of dollars in foreign assistance and countless promises, Africa is still so ... See full summary »

Directors: Brandon Klein, Daniel Klein, Nick Klein, Tim Klein | Stars: Edna Adan, Samuel Antwon, Maxamed Abdi Awoowe, Justice Bazirake

Votes: 20

7. Men in the Arena (2017)

85 min | Documentary, News, Sport

Two Somali soccer stars chase impossible dreams in this human rights story born out of civil war and terror.

Director: J.R. Biersmith | Stars: Barkhad Abdi, Mark Bowden, Sa'ad Hussein, Saadiq Mohammed

8. Last Hijack (2014)

83 min | Documentary, Animation

6.0
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61 Metascore

LAST HIJACK is a true tale of survival in Somalia told from the pirate's perspective. Combining animation with documentary storytelling, the film takes an innovative hybrid approach to ... See full summary »

Directors: Tommy Pallotta, Femke Wolting

Votes: 128

9. Dying to Tell the Story (1998 TV Movie)

95 min | Documentary, Biography, War

7.9
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This documentary studies the motivations of journalists dedicated enough to risk their lives for a story. We follow narrator Amy Eldon on a personal journey to find meaning in the death of ... See full summary »

Director: Kyra Thompson | Stars: Amy Eldon, Christiane Amanpour, Corrine Dufka, Jacqueline Arzt Larma

Votes: 45

10. A Nomad in New York: The Day That Changed My Life (1995)

29 min | Short, Biography

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The autobiography of Waris Dirie, a Somalian nomad circumcised at 5, sold into marriage at 13 for four camels, fled from Africa a while later to become finally an American supermodel and ... See full summary »

Director: Gerry Pomeroy | Star: Waris Dirie

11. Somalia: The Forgotten Story (2016)

Documentary

9.4
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The story of Somalia's decline from stability to chaos revealing the problems facing its people at home and abroad.

Director: Mohamed Dawood | Stars: Abukar Awale, Hussein Dualeh, Mohamed Hashi Elmi, Mary Harper

Votes: 5

12. Peace One Day (2004)

80 min | Documentary

7.9
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The story of Jeremy Gilley's attempts to persuade the global community via the United Nations to sanction officially a day without conflict; a ceasefire day; a global day of Peace.

Director: Jeremy Gilley | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Kofi Annan, Jeremy Gilley, Judi Dench

Votes: 128

13. Africa Rising (2009)

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

14. Charcoal Traffic (2008)

8 min | Short, Drama

7.8
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A dramatic story of two brothers trapped in a murderous cycle of environmental and cultural devastation in Somalia.

Director: Nathan Collett

Votes: 13

15. The Pirates of Somalia: The Untold Story (2011)

50 min | Documentary

7.3
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What happens to the crew aboard a pirated ship, the MV iceberg 1, hijacked for over 11 months.

Director: Neil Bell | Stars: Jewel Alamble, Spencer Brown, Francis Kumse, Bismillah Rahman

Votes: 7

16. The Pirate Tapes (2011)

72 min | Documentary

6.0
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Directors: Rock Baijnauth, Andrew Moniz, Roger Singh, Matvei Zhivov | Stars: Mohamed Ashareh, Matt Bryden, Nick Nuttal, Nicholas Wadhams

Votes: 31

17. Paper Dreams (I)

Documentary | Announced

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Director: Marshall Tyler | Star: Pras Michel

18. The Trouble with Pirates (2010)

76 min | Documentary

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The Trouble with Pirates tells the story of Somali piracy with unique access to Somalia, the negotiators, the European warships in the Gulf of Aden and the heartbreak of a hostage situation gone wrong.

Director: James Rogan | Stars: Stephen Askins, Sam Egag, Robert Karjel, Chloe Lemacon

19. Shooting the Truth (2009)

4 min | Documentary, Short, War

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Pulitzer Prize nominated war photographer Michael Kamber reveals what compels him both personally and professionally to do a job that consistently puts him in harm's way in places like Baghdad and Somalia.

Director: Matthew T. Gannon | Star: Michael Kamber

20. Violenza segreta (1963)

100 min | Drama

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Enrico Maraini, a wholesaler of animals sold for research, lives and works in 1958 Somalia. He gets engaged to Elisabetta and move in italian community. Here he meets Farnenti, a former ... See full summary »

Director: Giorgio Moser | Stars: Alexandra Stewart, Enrico Maria Salerno, David Abrams, Giorgio Albertazzi

21. Live from Mogadishu (2017)

Documentary | Post-production

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Director: Daniel J. Gerstle | Stars: Shiine Akhyaar, Felis Abdi, Dikriyo Abdi, Lihle Muhudin

22. Talk Mogadishu: Media Under Fire (2003 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Judy Jackson

Votes: 5

23. Africa Open for Business (2005)

58 min | Documentary

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Imagine an Africa with entrepreneurial spirit, striving to take care of itself and find African solutions to African problems. That is what you will see in this groundbreaking one-hour ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Pineau

24. Secret Women's Business (2016)

7 min | Short, History

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Director: João Paulo Simões | Stars: Sahra Xafsa Ahmed, Saada Osman, Kaltum Osman-Rivers, Safia Saeed

25. Seven Wonders of Ancient Egypt (2004 TV Movie)

Documentary

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At the dawn of history, the ancient Egyptians first showed the world how to ... all » build the impossible... See full synopsis »

Director: Clive Maltby | Stars: Dan McSherry, John Shrapnel

Votes: 16

26. Gods Gift, War (2010)

143 min | Documentary

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From the troubled streets inside Iraq to the unruly capital city inside Somalia, 'God's Gift, War' is a unique point of view film that follows the life of five war photojournalists as they journey across our worlds front lines and beyond.

Director: John Jacobson

27. Afrika I. - Z Maroka na Kilimandzaro (1953)

104 min | Documentary

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Directors: Jiri Hanzelka, Miroslav Zikmund | Stars: Jiri Hanzelka, Miroslav Zikmund

28. Killing Tradition: The Arming of Africa (2002)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Kathi Lynn Austin

29. SOS: Fanget af pirater (2009 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

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7th November, 2008 a phone rings at one of Denmark's largest shipping companies, Clipper. Somali pirates have hijacked the cargo vessel CEC Future and 13 crew members. The pirates demand 7 million dollars. A nightmare has just begun.

Director: Nils Giversen

Votes: 5

30. The Firing Line (2013)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Each year, Firing Line steps behind the camera to speak to those who film on the front lines. In this program freelance video journalists share their stories which have been nominated in ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Anderson, Garjon El Emrun, Ahmed Farah, Yalda Hakim

31. Nomad Girl (2012)

4 min | Documentary, Short

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Fatima is a nomad girl. Terror and drought force her family to journey through the desert. When she arrives in Mogadishu she has only her mother left and no place to go but the refugee camp. At first hopeless but then things change.

Director: Lukas Augustin

32. Mogadishu Music (2013)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Daniel J. Gerstle | Stars: Dikriyo Abdi, Lihle Muhudin, Shiine Akhyaar, Felis Abdi

33. The Parching Winds of Somalia (1984)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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The film provides a close look at how the nomadic inhabitants of Somalia have withstood the ravages of a harsh desert environment and the encroachment of European imperial forces by ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Geshekter

34. Ähläm sähläm (2006– )

40 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

3.8
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Stars: Viktor Drevitski, Wali Hashi, Amira Khalifa, Mikko Kivinen

Votes: 16

35. Anglo-Abyssinian Expedition in Somaliland (1901)

Documentary, Short

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36. På rejse med kamera og Kalashnikov (2010)

51 min | Documentary

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Directors: Rasmus Krath, Lasse Spang Olsen

37. Yhden miehen rauha (2012)

60 min | Documentary

6.6
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Director: Kati Juurus | Stars: Abdullahi Farah, Antti Pentikäinen, Pekka Haavisto, Alexander Stubb

Votes: 5

38. Journeys on the Edge (2017– )

Documentary | Post-production

Humanitarian Bazaar's Journeys on the Edge takes you on the road behind the scenes of their projects focused on how people have learned to survive war and disaster.

Stars: Daniel J. Gerstle, Dikriyo Abdi, Tamana Ayazi, Seth Chase

39. The Traffic Circle (1998)

Drama

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41. Insha Allah - Jos Jumala suo (1999)

55 min | Documentary

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Director: Visa Koiso-Kanttila

42. No Problem

Documentary | Completed

"No problem" is a common phrase in Africa. Paradoxically it is often used in situations where there is a problem - for example, when we landed in Somaliland and discovered that we could not... See full summary »

Director: Justin Cowan | Stars: Deleir Georges, Dallas Dewitt, Justin Cowan, Colin Wageman

43. 21st Century War (2002– )

Documentary

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Part one. Sorious Samura explores the changing face of war, focusing on its impact on the lives of ordinary people. In particular, he looks at the experiences of those on the receiving end ... See full summary »

Star: Sorious Samura

44. Korrespondenterne (2012– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2012)

25 min | Documentary, Drama

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Stars: Rasmus Tantholdt, Steffen Jensen, Ulla Terkelsen, Anders Skotlander