Burundi (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Ishure Y'Ubuzima (2005)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Don-Fleury Ndimurukundo | Stars: Jean-Daniel Gerero, Théodosie Girukwishaka, Pamela Kazekare, Nicole Kigoma

2. Uncertain Future (2018)

69 min | Documentary

6.4
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June 2015, Burundi, thousands gather in the streets of Bujumbura to manifest against Pierre Nkurunziza's third mandate. As I film the first acts of violence and the victims therefrom ... See full summary »

Director: Eddy Munyaneza

Votes: 5

3. We Will Win Peace (2015)

98 min | Documentary | Completed

9.0
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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: Eric Kajemba, Seth Chase, Séverine Autesserre, Jason Stearns

Votes: 5

4. Suzana (2011)

91 min | Romance

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Director: Mpawenimana Juma Jabibu | Stars: Mpawenimana Juma Jabibu, Munezero Shemsa

5. Nothing's the Same (2008)

10 min | Short

5.9
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Anémone, a girl raised with strict Christian values, must deal with a harsh new reality on the eve of her wedding.

Director: Linda Kamuntu | Stars: Abdul Karim Bakundukize, Sarah Bitupwa, Nadia Harushimana, Linda Kamuntu

Votes: 16

6. Kivumvu: Basket Boy (2008)

12 min | Short

5.6
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Director: Pacifique Nzitonda

Votes: 5

7. Visages du Burundi (1999)

26 min | Documentary

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A five-part documentary mini-series focusing on heroic persons who preferred peace to war in their actions during - or in the aftermath of - the long Burundian Civil War.

Stars: Marguerite Barankitse, Idri

8. Rwagasore - Vie, Combat, Espoir (2012)

96 min | Documentary

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Directors: Justine Bitagoye, Pascal Capitolin | Stars: Roland Rugero, Prince Louis Rwagasore

9. Suzana 2 (2014)

97 min | Romance

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Director: Mpawenimana Juma Jabibu | Stars: Nibigira Bethy, Mpawenimana Juma Jabibu, Munezero Shemsa

10. La victoire de l'amour sur la haine (2014)

21 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Joseph Bitamba

11. Students Activities in Mahama Camp (2017)

6 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Joseph Bitamba | Stars: Emery Emerimana, Alexis Irakoze, Moise Iteriteka, Mélissa Ndayishimiye

13. Les tambours de la paix (1996)

60 min | Documentary, Music, Musical

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A music documentary following the Burundian drummers from "Les Maîtres-Tambours du Burundi" (The Drums of Burundi) during their 1996 tour in France.

Director: Joseph Bitamba | Star: Les Maîtres-Tambours du Burundi

14. Revivre à Kinama (1999)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Joseph Bitamba | Star: Idri

15. Le triomphe de l'amour (2015)

70 min

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Director: Joseph Bitamba

16. Devoir de mémoires (2000 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Focuses on African writers facing the Rwandan genocide.

Director: Joseph Bitamba

17. Buyenzi, l'unité dans la diversité (1999)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Joseph Bitamba

18. Gihogo Mpamire (2000)

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19. L'armée des anges (2002 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Joseph Bitamba

20. Le meilleur choix (2001)

Documentary

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Covers peace and reconciliation processes in the Republic of Burundi.

Director: Evode Nduwimana

21. Abuse (2008)

7 min | Short

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Director: Didier Armand Ruyuku | Star: Lydia Rusake

22. Inarugo (1995)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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A short documentary focusing on the status of women in the Republic of Burundi.

Director: Joseph Bitamba

23. Gezaho (2000)

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24. Ishyaka, la volonté de vivre (2016)

57 min | Documentary

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Director: Joseph Bitamba

25. Les oubliés vivants (1995)

12 min | Documentary, Short

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A short documentary on pygmy people in Burundi produced by the French Cooperation in Bujumbura (Burundi).

Director: Joseph Bitamba

26. Maggy, mère des orphelins (1999)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Joseph Bitamba | Star: Marguerite Barankitse

27. Nzokira Ntevye, Umuhungu Wizuba N'Ukwezi (2007)

70 min | Drama

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A village is assaulted by rebels. Everybody flees except for little Fabrice. He is first taken care of by the government army but subsequently dressed in uniform. With other children he is ... See full summary »

Directors: Jean-Pierre Aimé Harerimana, Evode Nduwimana

28. Reveal Yourself (2008)

10 min | Short

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Congolese refugees camped out in the city of Bujumbura are either ignored or feared by those who pass by. One day. a five dollar bill forces these worlds to collide in unexpected ways.

Director: Ginette Mahoro | Star: Linda Kamuntu

29. Les parcs du Burundi (1992)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Short documentary focusing on the environmental situation and the conservation of nature in the National Parks in the Republic of Burundi.

Director: Joseph Bitamba

30. Welcome Home (VII) (2014)

25 min | Short, Drama

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Olivier's family have been repatriated from Amsterdam to Burundi. Convinced that he will go back soon, as his friend from the Dutch consulate has promised, Olivier tells everyone they are here on holiday.

Director: Joseph Ndayisenga | Stars: Marvella A. Ishimwe, Edwige Mbonimpa, Freddy Sabimbona

31. Les femmes de chez Le Gentil (1999)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Joseph Bitamba

32. Bigger Plans (2008)

11 min | Short

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Moma is a young man who dreams of being an architect to build a better life for him and his family.

Director: Cynthia Niyonsaba

33. Vivre séropositif (2001 TV Short)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Burundi is one of two countries (with Mali) in East and West Africa where the HIV infection rate has remained stagnant or has risen in the past decade. The documentary focuses on Burundian patients living with AIDS.

Director: Joseph Bitamba

34. La pédophilie (2001 TV Short)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Focuses on the subject of pedophilia in the Republic of Burundi.

Director: Joseph Bitamba

35. Non au troisième mandat (2017)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Joseph Bitamba

36. Ni-Ni (1980)

15 min | Short

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Director: Jean-Michel Hussi Nyamusimba

37. Les Pentecôtistes du Burundi (1999)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Joseph Bitamba, Guillaume Tunzini

38. Tambours sacrés (2013)

52 min | Documentary

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Investigates the sacred and artistic similarities between the Burundian people and the First Nations in Canada.

Director: Joseph Bitamba

39. Umuganuro (1986)

10 min | Animation, Short

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Animation and live action short film mixing real characters and puppets telling the story of the annual Umuganuro (sorghum festival), which was a huge display of pomp, festivities, and dances for the royal court of Burundi.

Director: Joseph Bitamba

40. Magume (2002)

56 min | Documentary

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Buta, southern Burundi. A school, scene of a massacre during the war between Hutus and Tutsis, once more welcomes students of both ethnic groups. These students begin the task of ... See full summary »

Directors: Joachim Gatti, Jean-Baptiste Leroux

41. 30 jours au Burundi (2020– )

Short

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Stars: Amini Cishugi, Adjuvant Kribios, Wilson Masson, Thomas Lusango

42. Inkingi Z'Ubuntu - The Search for a Common Ground Studio Ijambio (2004)

Documentary, Short

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Describes the work of a radio station (Studio Ijambo) in Burundi which brings together Hutu and Tutsi reporters and demonstrates the role of communications media in promoting tribal peace.

Directors: Jean-Pierre Aimé Harerimana, Pascal Nyabubu, Lena Slachmuijlder | Stars: Charles Ndayisenga, Christophe Nkurunziza, Tite Rwasa, Adrien Sindayigaya

43. Oasis of Peace Community Center (2017)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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Since 2015, more than 450.000 Burundians have been forced to flee and to seek refuge in neighboring countries (such as Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda). Among them, more than 90.000 are in Rwanda,... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Bitamba | Star: Marguerite Barankitse

44. Mu Ruhongore (1990)

Documentary

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Tells the story of a young orphan, Deo Gratias, who is rescued by Rosa, an old woman always looking after abandoned children in the Republic of Burundi, a country where reconciliation is now predominant.

Director: Constantin Kimoshori Nahayo | Stars: Deo Gratias, Rosa

45. Bang for Your Buck (2010)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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In post conflict Burundi one thing remains affordable to all: the grenade. Journalist Teddy Mazina follows the stories behind the headlines of never-ending explosive lethal attacks. The ... See full summary »

Director: Seth Chase | Star: Teddy Mazina

46. Africa on Your Screens (2012 Video)

78 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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Shorts from five African nations. In Burundi, a young woman faces wedding jitters in the worst way in "Nothing is The Same". Fall in love under the rain in Egypt with "Atef". A young woman ... See full summary »

Directors: Nicola Barbour, Rahal Eks, Imraan Ismail, Emad Maher | Stars: Miriam A., Sara Elhawary, Luke Heaney, Richard Lunkhunku

47. Easy Call (2010)

9 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

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A young woman's foray into prostitution bring shocking consequences to her family.

Director: Angelo Arakaza | Stars: Lynda Brown Kana, Nadia Harushimana, Francis Muhire, Baltazar Mukenuzi

48. Home Free (2009)

22 min | Documentary, Short

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In 1972, civil war and ethnic massacres forced hundreds of thousands of Burundians from their homes. Most fled to Tanzania, where they would live as refugees for generations. Thirty ... See full summary »

Directors: Christopher Redmond, Raymond Kalisa, Jessie Thomson

49. Pigfoot (2010)

7 min | Short, Drama

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A porter in Bujumbura tries to make a name for himself by working for a slaughterhouse.

Director: Aster Ntirampeba | Star: Francis Muhire

50. The Return of Old Man Kabura (2010)

7 min | Short, Biography, Drama

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An 82-year-old refugee comes home to Burundi and tries to rebuild his life after 38 years in exile.

Director: Patrick Ngendakumana


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