Malawi (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Seasons of a Life (2010)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

5.1
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A teen-aged nanny is impregnated by her employer, who pays for her education to keep her quiet.

Director: Shemu Joyah

Votes: 15

2. Fatsani - Tale of Survival (2020)

Drama

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A young girl who lives with her grandmother is forced to sell bananas in the streets for survival after her school is closed due to sanitation issues and corruption. We see her struggling, ... See full summary »

Director: Gift Sukez Sukali | Stars: Edwin Chonde, Ibrahim Affia, Desiree Namachotsa, Hannah Sukali

3. B'ella (2014)

111 min | Drama, Family

3.8
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A coming of age story about Bella, a 17-year old Malawian girl. Bella wrestles with intersections of traditional life and the new role of girls in modern day Malawi, artfully juggling her ... See full summary »

Director: Tawonga Taddja Nkhonjera | Stars: Vinjeru Kamanga, Tony Khoza, Chimwemwe Mkwezalamba

Votes: 5

4. When The Saints (2017)

64 min | Documentary

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God's mission to end sexual exploitation, and one man's discovery that it begins in his own his own Heart.

Directors: Dan Parris, Dan Parris

5. The Road to Sunrise (2017)

145 min | Drama

5.9
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Exploited by men and ridiculed by the world, two sex workers find hope in each other as they search for the road to redemption.

Director: Shemu Joyah | Stars: Mirriam Phiri, Chantelle B. Phiri, Madock Masina, Tambudzo Mpinganjira

Votes: 9

6. Nyapala (2018)

30 min | Documentary | Completed

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Nyapala is a 30-minute documentary that follows Byson Kaula, a Malawian man who was convicted of murdering his farm worker and sentenced to 23 years in a maximum-security prison before ... See full summary »

Director: Emile Carreau

7. Living in Shadows (2016)

18 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

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People with albinism in Malawi are being hunted for their body parts. These are their stories.

Directors: Leon Dominguez-Lukic, Adam Gross, Dakota Jordan, Hailey Millar

8. Mbeu Yosintha (2014)

62 min | Drama

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Director: Colin Stevens | Stars: Usual Assan, Edward Chilima, Evilyn Chilima, Georgina Chilunga

9. Mercy's Blessing (2015)

30 min | Short, Drama | Completed

8.4
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In a rural village in the heart of Africa a teenage boy has a dream: to get his younger sister and himself out of poverty. But when a twist of fate shatters his hopes, everything seems lost and he is faced with the ultimate choice.

Director: May Taherzadeh | Stars: Hazel Roberts, Febbie Mzungu, Mutisunge Mzungu, Liness Banda

Votes: 9

10. Brink of Survival (2012)

78 min | Documentary, Drama

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In the midst of the health care crisis sweeping sub-Saharan Africa, a small hospital in rural Malawi struggles to serve over 120,000 people, all nearly free of charge, with just one doctor.

Director: Salome Chasnoff

11. Violin (2015)

94 min | Drama

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Violin follows the life of Kakra Ngena whose young mother abandoned her and her father. Her father raises her alone single handedly, a single parent living in the slums with limited time to... See full summary »

Director: Vickie Wils-Doku | Stars: Ann Augustine, Francis Buki, Maxwel Martinez, Omolola Ola

12. There Is Hope (2016)

12 min | Documentary, Family

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After struggling most of his life as a refugee, Innocent Magambi and his wife, Florissa, now work to give hope to the 28,000 refugees living inside the Dzaleka Refugee Camp.

Directors: Hannah Bradford, Amanda Larsh, Nick McDonald, Caroline Roffe

13. Thokozani (2010)

86 min | Drama

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A love story from Malawi.

Director: Gregory Collins | Stars: Rhoda Chiwonda, Alick Gaisi, Moureen Kabambe, Hestings Magwede

14. The Business of Good: Young Africa Rising (2016)

41 min | Documentary

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'The Business of Good' tells the story of 25 young African entrepreneurs who are thrust together into American culture through a fellowship at the University of Notre Dame. They must find ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Lietz

15. A Butterfly Space (2014)

28 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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A documentary short filmed in Malawi, A Butterfly Space spotlights two British women who relocated to the country and set up numerous community outreach programs in the area of Nkhata Bay, ... See full summary »

Directors: Denise Dragiewicz, Marc Dragiewicz

16. Smouldering Charcoal

Drama | Announced

Based on the book "Smoldering Charcoal", we follow the lives of two families from different backgrounds, as they navigate life in a post colonial Africa.

17. Heart in Place (2008)

20 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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Travel to your primal roots and explore the similarities of the human condition. Heart in Place dives into the balance of peace, survival and communal harmony through a non-narrated portrait of a day in the life of rural Malawi.

Director: Megan Sievert

18. Last Chance (IV) (2015)

15 min | Short, Drama, Family

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Recycling Sexual Abuse! A frustrated primary school teacher 'propositions' a daughter of an economically vulnerable rural woman and impregnates her. The education system, already baffled by... See full summary »

Directors: Chancy Mauluka, Rhoda Malowa

19. Haven (III) (2016)

16 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

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In a country inundated with orphans, one NGO provides refuge for some of the children left behind.

Directors: Nate Hochstetler, Ariana Victor

20. Dancing in Limbo (2017)

17 min | Documentary

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When dance becomes the only way to express yourself and forget your troubles as a refugee, true passion emerges.

Directors: Hannah Bradford, Amanda Larsh, Nick McDonald, Caroline Roffe

21. The Moon and the Lake of Stars (2018)

30 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

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A thematic story of Cichlid fish endemic to the lake, humans and the degradation of their habitat and possible extinction.

Director: Lawrence Luhanga


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