Senegal (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. Moolaadé (2004)
Unrated | 124 min | Drama
When a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female genital mutilation, she starts a conflict that tears her village apart.
Votes: 3,376 | Gross: $0.21M
4. Tall as the Baobab Tree (2012)
Not Rated | 82 min | Adventure, Drama
In a rural African village poised at the outer edge of the modern world, a teenage girl hatches a secret plan to rescue her 11-year-old sister from an arranged marriage.
8. Ceddo (1977)
120 min | Drama
The Ceddo try to preserve their traditional African culture against the onslaught of Islam, Christianity, and the slave trade. When King Demba War sides with the Muslims, the Ceddo kidnap ... See full summary »
11. Faat Kiné (2001)
Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
A forty-year-old woman refuses to give into the stigma of unwed motherhood and climbs the ladder of success in a male dominated field.
Votes: 252 | Gross: $0.02M
12. Karmen Gei (2001)
86 min | Musical, Romance, Drama
Like every Carmen, Karmen Geï is about the conflict between infinite desire for freedom and the laws, conventions, languages, the human limitations which constrain that desire.
13. Camp de Thiaroye (1988)
157 min | Drama, War
In this semi-autobiographical film, black soldiers help to defend France, but are detained in prison camp before being repatriated home.
14. Emitaï (1971)
103 min | Drama
As World War II is going on in Europe, a conflict arises between the French and the Diola-speaking tribe of Africa, prompting the village women to organize their men to sit beneath a tree to pray.
15. Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I Love (2008)
PG | 102 min | Documentary, Music, Musical
Senegalese pop sensation Youssou Ndour has spent the last 20 years in the spotlight as a world-renowned musician and the iconic representative "voice of Africa." At the height of his career... See full summary »
Votes: 112 | Gross: $0.17M
17. Le franc (I) (1994)
Not Rated | 46 min | Comedy
A penniless, fast-thinking musician buys a lottery ticket which he glues to his back door, in hopes of eventually retrieving his instrument from his exasperating landlady. The ticket wins, ... See full summary »
18. Tableau ferraille (1997)
Not Rated | 92 min
Tells the story of an idealistic young politician's rise and fall. Daam, a well-intentioned but vacillating European-trained politician must choose between two social paradigms exemplified ... See full summary »
24. Samedi Cinema (2016)
12 min | Short, Drama
Two children write letters to get enough money to go to the cinema. Saturday is their last chance to see the ending of the movie. The local city theater is closing down.
25. Billo - Il Grand Dakhaar (2007)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy
A Senegalese boy arrives in Italy in search of fortune, with the desire to work in the fashion world. But life throws in some tragicomic situations.
31. Ebony: The Last Years of the Atlantic Slave Trade (2016 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, Drama, History
Africa shares a white and black memory with Europe and America. A history shared by twelve million Africans and told by few. A very lucrative commerce, from which many prospered through four centuries, abolished or not.
34. Kaddu Beykat (1976)
90 min | Drama
Ngor is a young man living in a Senegalese village who wishes to marry Columba. Ongoing drought in the village has affected its crop of groundnuts and as a result, Ngor cannot afford the bride price for Columba.
44. Teranga Blues (2007)
95 min | Musical
After being discovered illegally residing in France, a young Senegalese musician is sent home with only 20 euros in his pocket. After a series of poor decisions, he falls into an abyss of ... See full summary »
45. Almodou (2002)
85 min | Drama
A young Senegalese boy in Dakar is entrusted to a Koranic teacher who sends his pupils out into the street to beg and beats them if they return without his daily tribute. The boy flees and gets involved in other activities.
46. Kemtiyu, Cheikh Anta (2016)
94 min | Documentary, Biography
«Kemtiyu» depicts Cheikh Anta Diop, eminent researcher with an insatiable thirst for knowledge, but also an enlightened political figure. This film tells the struggle of a man who fought ... See full summary »
Director: William Mbaye Ousmane
47. End of the Road (2010)
R | 73 min | Documentary, Adventure
Desperate to dispel the ridicule of their peers, two life-long friends attempt to travel 4000 miles across seven countries and the Sahara desert in a car bought for 100 pounds.
49. Afrique, La pensée en mouvement Part I (2018)
104 min | Documentary
In October 2016, Senegalese economist, musician and poet Felwine Sarr founded the "Ateliers de la Pensée", the so-called workshops for thought, together his friend political scientist ... See full summary »