With Akka Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Ghost Hunting (2017)

94 min | Documentary

7.4
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Director Raed Andoni places a newspaper advertisement in Ramallah. He is looking for former inmates of the Moskobiya interrogation centre in Jerusalem. In his ad he asks that the men should... See full summary »

Director: Raed Andoni | Stars: Ramzi Maqdisi, Mohammed Khattab, Wafa Mari, Atef Al-Akhras

Votes: 159

2. A Respectable Family (2012)

90 min | Drama

6.5
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Upon returning home to Iran after more than two decades abroad, visiting professor Arash is quickly thrust into a past he's spent his whole life trying to escape.

Director: Massoud Bakhshi | Stars: Babak Hamidian, Mehrdad Sedighian, Mehran Ahmadi, Ahu Kheradmand

Votes: 477

3. Buried Secrets (2009)

91 min | Drama

6.3
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A teenager unwittingly reveals a terrible family secret to the new neighbors.

Director: Raja Amari | Stars: Hafsia Herzi, Sondos Belhassen, Wassila Dari, Rim El Benna

Votes: 180

4. Radio Silence (II) (2019)

79 min | Documentary

7.4
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Carmen Aristegui has been fired from the radio station where she has worked for years. Supported by more than 18 million listeners, Carmen continues her fight. Her goal: raising awareness and fighting against misinformation.

Director: Juliana Fanjul | Stars: Carmen Aristegui, James L. Cavallaro, Xavier Cortina, Jan-Albert Hootsen

Votes: 42

5. Beyond the Bolex (2018)

94 min | Documentary

8.6
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When visionary Jewish immigrant Jacques Bolsey invents the Bolex in the 1920's, he puts the first home movie camera in the hands of everyday folks, fomenting a film revolution that still ... See full summary »

Director: Alyssa Bolsey | Stars: Jacques Bolsey, Wim Wenders, Jonas Mekas, Barbara Hammer

Votes: 21

6. Operation Libertad (2012)

91 min | Drama

6.5
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They are four young men and four young women, from different backgrounds, united in their conviction that society must change. Revolted by the political situation in those troubled 1970s, ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Wadimoff | Stars: Laurent Capelluto, Stipe Erceg, Natacha Koutchoumov, Karine Guignard

Votes: 72

7. Railway Men (2018)

72 min | Documentary

8.2
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On a road trip, Ahmed a train conductor is torn between his loyalty to the old Tunisian railway company and his personal aspirations, while Fitati, his colleague, chooses to become a whistleblower on train accidents.

Director: Erige Sehiri

Votes: 16

8. Maisonneuve, à l'école du vivre-ensemble (2020)

94 min | Documentary

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In 2016, in Quebec, ten students from Maisonneuve College went to jihad: the establishment then set up a "living together" project.

Directors: Nicolas Wadimoff, Emmanuelle Walter | Star: Léonie Simaga

9. Fix ME (2009)

98 min | Documentary

6.8
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Inspired by his own psychological excavations, Andoni develops the concept to apply to modern-day Palestine, a project that inspires this witty, personal and compelling film. Featuring a ... See full summary »

Director: Raed Andoni

Votes: 42

10. Spartans (2014)

80 min | Documentary, Drama

7.6
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I spent weeks filming in Marseille's Quartier nord, a district of the city mainly known in the media for its drug trafficking, gang shootings and kalashnikovs. There, I met an amazing ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Wadimoff

Votes: 18

11. Aisheen (Still Alive in Gaza) (2010)

86 min | Documentary, Family

7.8
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'War is hell for everyone, especially for kids. That's been the message of countless documentaries over the decades, and 'Still Alive in Gaza' is the latest addition to the roster. A ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Wadimoff

Votes: 52

12. L'Apollon de Gaza (2018)

79 min | Documentary

7.4
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In summer 2013, a statue of Apollo more than 2500 years old is discovered in the nets of a fisherman from Gaza. Then, the statue vanishes, opening all sorts of speculations: hidden in a ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Wadimoff | Stars: Nafez Abed, Jawdat Abu Ghurab, Sami Abu Salem, Sami Ajrami

Votes: 36

13. Maria Cobra Preta (2019)

26 min | Short, Drama

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In a Lisbon neighborhood worn by gentrification, Maria, a young female rapper, and her old neighbors expect expulsion. Through her songs and by digging in the trauma of her origins, she finds the strength to face the present.

Director: Erika Nieva da Cunha | Stars: Mynda Guevara, Isabel Cardoso, Ventura

14. Palestine, Summer 2006 (2006)

35 min | Short

8.3
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A mosaic of 13 short films less than 3 minutes in length, reflecting in one shot, the mood of summer.

Directors: Rowan Al Faqih, Akram Al-Ashqar, Ahmad Habash, Riyad Ideis, Annemarie Jacir, Enas I. Muthaffar, May Odeh, Mohanad Yaqubi | Stars: Anwar Al-Ashqar, Amer Hlehel, Annemarie Jacir, Ayman Nahas

Votes: 6

15. Les mécréants (2011)

88 min | Drama

6.7
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On the order of their spiritual leader, three young Islamists kidnap a group of actors who are about to go on tour with their latest show. When the kidnappers arrive at the place of ... See full summary »

Director: Mohcine Besri | Stars: Rabii Benjhaile, Aïssam Bouali, Abdenbi El Beniwi, Jamila El Haouni

Votes: 42

16. Rouge Parole (2012)

96 min | Documentary, History, News

7.7
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ROUGE PAROLE is the story of the Tunisian popular revolution, emotionally told by its heroes through both their silence and their clamors. It is the story of Freedom, summoned by History.

Director: Elyes Baccar

Votes: 24

17. Chasseurs de crimes (2014)

Documentary

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Directors: Juan José Lozano, Nicolas Wadimoff

18. En direct de notre passé (2010–2013)

140 min | History

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Stars: Marie Eve Musy, Felipe Castro, Isabelle Caillat, Viviana Aliberti

19. L'envol (2012)

20 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Naima Bachiri | Stars: Edmée Croset, Claude Thébert, Matteo Zimmerman

20. Last Supper: Abu Dis (2005)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Issa Freij

21. Terminus Brig (2015)

52 min | Documentary

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Terminus Brig and his authors Frédéric Choffat and Luis Lema received in February 2016 by the French European Foreign Affair Minister the great "Louise Weiss Prize", from the European Journalists Association.

Director: Frédéric Choffat

22. L'accord (2005)

93 min | Documentary

6.3
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Directors: Béatrice Guelpa, Nicolas Wadimoff

Votes: 9

23. Non Assistance (2016)

52 min | Documentary

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Is Europe guilty of non assistance to people in danger ?

Director: Frédéric Choffat | Star: Frédéric Choffat


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