Tanzania (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Crime, Drama, Romance | Post-production
Young African man trying to escape poverty ends up working in a corrupt and dangerous organization.
Director: Nicholas Marwa | Stars: Mwakalindile Isarito, Shirleen Wangari, Ernest Napoleon, Sharon Williams
2. Siri ya Mtungi (2012)
28 min | Drama
When a big family faces tough challenges, some fall apart and some triumph over what life throws at them. Siri ya Mtungi's cast of colorful characters, related by blood or marriage, or ... See full summary »
Stars: Yvonne Cherry, Godliver Gordian, MacDonald Haule, Betty Kazimbaya
3. Binti (2021)
105 min | Drama
Four Tanzanian women are unknowingly connected through their ability to persevere extreme hardships in the city of Dar-es-Salaam.
Director: Seko Shamte | Stars: Bertha Robert, Magdalena Munisi, Helen Hartmann, Godliver Gordian
4. White Shadow (2013)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama
The story of Alias, a young Albino on the run, hunted by local witch doctors who use Albinos body parts for their potions.
Director: Noaz Deshe | Stars: Hamisi Bazili, James Gayo, Glory Mbayuwayu, Salum Abdallah
5. Tunu: The Gift (2017)
85 min | Drama
Who are you without a home?
Director: Jordan Riber | Stars: Ibrahim Osward, Monica Sizya, Jacob Steven, Martin White
6. Magic House (2009)
85 min | Horror
Director: Mtitu G. Game | Stars: Nargis Mohamed, Steven Kanumba, Abdul Ahmed, Hamis Abdallah
7. Ubongo Kids (2014– )
Ubongo Kids is an animated educational TV series from Tanzania, which helps kids find the fun in learning. Join Kibena, Kiduchu, Koba and Baraka as they go on adventures and use their brains to solve problems in Kokotoa Village.
8. Fatuma (2018)
79 min | Drama
A woman single-handedly shoulders her family's burdens, without reward or thanks, to farm her husband's land and keep the family fed and cared for. She finds herself training her daughter ... See full summary »
Director: Jordan Riber | Stars: Beatrice Taisamo, Ayoub Bombwe, Cathryn Credo, Kulthum Maabad
9. She Is My Sister (2007 Video)
Director: Femi Ogedengbe | Stars: Abdul Ahmed, Yvonne Cherry, Steven Kanumba, Rahim Khatib
10. Nyara: The Kidnapping (2020)
75 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Rehema, the daughter of a rich businessman Adam Mbena is kidnapped by an infamous gang of criminals. Adam is extorted and has only 24 hours to pay a ransom or lose his only beloved daughter.
Director: Ram Ally K. | Stars: Bertha Abdallah, Rose Ndauka, Cojack Chilo, Denis Singano
11. Life at the Waterhole (2021– )
Dr. M. Sanjayan Works with Local Communities to Help Build the World's First Waterhole with Built-In Cameras, Designed to Capture the Fascinating and Dynamic Role of Water for Africa's Wildlife.
Star: M. Sanjayan
12. Maangamizi: The Ancient One (2001)
110 min | Drama
An American woman doctor comes to Tanzania to work at a hospital for the mentally disturbed, with her Tanzanian lover. There, she meets a sometimes catatonic patient, Samahe, who seems to ... See full summary »
Directors: Martin Mhando, Ron Mulvihill | Stars: Barbarao, Amandina Lihamba, Samahani Kejeri, Waigwa Wachira
13. People of the Forest: The Chimps of Gombe (1988 TV Movie)
Director: Hugo Van Lawick | Stars: Flo, Donald Sutherland, Jane Goodall
14. T-Junction (2017)
106 min | Drama
After the passing of her estranged father, Fatima makes an unlikely friend at a hospital, Maria. Bound by pain, Fatima keeps coming back to hear Maria's tale of the T-junction where she found love and loss in a ragtag community.
Director: Amil Shivji | Stars: Hawa Alisa, Cojack Chilo, Magdalena Christopher, Aloyce Fungafunfa
15. Bahasha (2018)
85 min | Drama
Bahasha is the story of Kitasa, an elected public official who betrays his family, friends and community when he takes an easy bribe. He learns the hard way and must now find the road to redemption.
Director: Jordan Riber | Stars: Anita Abisai, Andrew Ashimba, Ayoub Bombwe, Neema Chami
16. Rayvanny Feat. Diamond Platnumz: Tetema (2019 Music Video)
3 min | Music
Official music video for "Tetema" by Rayvanny featuring Diamond Platnumz.
Director: Kenny | Stars: Jack Bin, Diamond Platnumz, Fahim B Prince, Rayvanny
17. Ndomu (2020)
Director: Nalimi Joseph | Stars: Evodius Rumisha, Idris Sultan
18. Deelishishness Travels (2021– )
Watch this unique Chef who is traveling the Globe highlighting the Food, Culture, History, Music, Adventure and Voice of the land. Season starts in beautiful Tanzania Africa.
Star: Daleena Rollins
19. Kombolela (2021–2022)
Civilization is buried, they have neither job nor money, they eat what they get. Kikala's Family with full of Dramas are extensively full at home, the house is never enough to shelter them both.
Stars: Salha Abdallah, Amina Ahmed, Bistar, Cholo
20. Akili and Me (2016– )
Akili is a four-year-old who lives in the Savannah highlands in Kilimanjaro. Every time she goes to sleep, she finds herself in a magic world called Lala Land. With the help of her new best... See full summary »
21. Kiumeni (2017)
88 min | Comedy
Set in Dar es Salaam, this local comedy juxtaposes poverty and wealth when an affluent young man is obligated to visit his girlfriend's home in a poor neighborhood.
Director: Nicholas Marwa | Stars: Antu Mendoza, Ernest Napoleon, Irene Paul, Idris Sultan
22. Mvamizi (2022)
68 min | Drama
Five siblings are brought back under the same roof after their father's passing, with a deadly intruder roaming their halls and no way out they are forced to face the truth, the intruder, and worse, each other.
Director: Philipo Ngonyani | Stars: Mvungi Asteria, Ronny Charles, Elizabeth Chijumba, Epimack Luanda
23. Sema (2018)
94 min | Drama, Horror
A thief finds himself stuck in the house where Mary and her entire family were killed two years ago; Maria's ghost shows him the house's dark past and ask him to tell the hidden truth.
Director: Timoth Conrad | Stars: Hassan Daffur, Anastasia Exavery, Justine Thomas Jamvia, Serafin Kweka
24. The Green Tanzanite (2023)
128 min | Crime, Thriller
Detective Mabula is suspended just as he is about to nab Cobra who is a notorious criminal. Will this stop the suspended detective from catching the elusive Cobra?
Director: Ignas Mkindi | Stars: Steven Almasi, Salman Bhamra, Lucy Charles, Cojack Chilo
25. Lucifer'e and The Great Controversy (2020)
128 min | Horror
LUCIFER'E dreamed of introducing her new magic world in the Earth and wished all the men and earth dweller creatures will bow down to witchcraft, that didn't succeed because Angel Joe came to the rescue.
Director: Joseph Squellati | Stars: Janeth Mora, Josephs Quartzy, Joseph Quinn, Tamil
26. Rhythms of Indian ocean (2023)
11 min | Documentary, Short, Music | Completed
Saudi filmmaker is carrying his camera in his trip to the island of Zanzibar to document all the different musical rhythms surrounded by him.
Director: Nizar Alaswad | Stars: Obaid, Juma'ah, Worriers From The East, Amigo
27. Uhuru (2016)
60 min | Documentary
Uhuru is not a story; it is a right. A chance for hundred of thousands of voiceless people in Tanzania to have a platform. Here, a group of people with a variety of impairments reveal the conditions that they experience daily.
Director: Tom Gentle
28. Kiwembe (2023 TV Movie)
34 min | Drama
Tausi is a hustler who uses married men to get financial benefits. One fine day she discovers she is pregnant. She decides to implicate on four married guys as responsible for the pregnancy... See full summary »
Director: Mathews Joseph | Stars: Salman Bhamra, Stella Mbuge, Vinod Mishra, Issa Mndeme
Action, Drama | Filming
Director: Felix John Lymo | Stars: Lightness Robert, Erick Brayton, Magdalena Kittah Mlagila
30. My Better World (2021– )
Stars: Angelina Bululu, Dinah Chimoa, Hasim Ibwe, Nyanzala Kilima
31. Shazi (2023 TV Movie)
51 min | Adventure
Shazi is a play about a German treasure hunt in Tanzania based on true stories as told by treasury hunters and people living in perceived treasure trove areas believed to be concealed by Germans in the 19th Century
Director: Mathews Joseph | Stars: Michael Andre, Salman Bhamra, Antony Dagaa, John Kimble
32. Zuchu: Kwikwi (Dance Video) (2022 Music Video)
3 min | Music
33. Going Bongo (2015)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
A newly recruited American doctor "mistakenly" volunteers to work in Africa for a month.
Director: Dean Ronalds | Stars: Ernest Napoleon, Emanuela Galliussi, Ashley Olds, Nyokabi Gethaiga
34. Homecoming (I) (2016)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Abel returns home after graduating and working in the US for 10 years and joins the Tanzanian corporate world where his ethics and morals are tested, and forced to make choices about the person he wants to become.
Director: Seko Shamte | Stars: Daniel Kijo, Godliver Gordian, Magdalena Munisi, Doug Bramsen
35. Mpiganaji (2022)
126 min | Action
In a struggle to get himself and his family out of debt and poverty, Baraka quits school and decides to enter a professional boxing competition to get the money he desperately need. Will he succeed?
Director: Daniel Manege | Stars: Mustapha Julius, Amina Kilama, Pinde Said, Hadija Seph
36. Alikiba: Utu (2022 Music Video)
4 min | Music
37. Mkwawa (2011)
72 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Chief Mkwawa of the Muyinga dynasty, the conqueror of lands, whose royal bloodline gained him favor with Nguluvi, the Hehe God and made him the most superior chief to have ruled the ... See full summary »
Director: Seko Shamte | Stars: Mutaju Isaac Marobhe, Paul Clithero, Doug Bramsen, Godfrey Angelos Augustino
38. Diamond Platnumz: Naanzaje (2021 Music Video)
3 min | Music
Director: Hanscana | Star: Diamond Platnumz
39. JQ Knew That (2021– )
A man named Josephs Quartzy is considered a traitor and a bad luck by his society because he wanted to induce civilization to his local village after being abroad in studies. The villagers did not believe in western culture.
Stars: Josephs Quartzy, Joseph Quinn, William Makozak, Petlan Ghall
40. Dar (2022– )
Four Tanzanian natives determined to provide they have what it takes to make it in the big city.
Stars: Zipporah Ernest, Yunus Songoro, Sharifa Salum, Ronny Charles
Drama | Announced
Director: Darious Britt | Stars: Winston Ellis, Ernest Napoleon
42. Harmonize x Rich Mavoko: Show Me (2017 Music Video)
4 min | Music
Stars: Harmonize, Rich Mavoko
43. Wahenga (2018)
93 min | Documentary
Wahenga (The Ancestors) Synopsis John Kitime, an energetic musician in his 60s, puts together a band to revive the dying sound of Tanzanian Zilipendwa, music from the early independence era. Weaving memories of the past and dreams for the future, John and his bandmates revisit the era of gleaming horns and packed dance halls as they struggle to keep the music alive in a passionate argument for "... See full summary »
Directors: Rebecca Corey, Amil Shivji | Star: John Kitime
44. Untitled Africa Project
Documentary | Announced
Climate change and habitats in East Africa.
Director: J.R. Niles
45. Diamond Platnumz: Zuwena (2023 Music Video)
4 min | Music
Director: Ivan | Star: Diamond Platnumz
46. Maisha, Maisha Tu (2015)
57 min | Drama
Shot in Tanzania, this feature film shows four different life stories - stories of challenges, opportunities and second chances.
Director: Yann Labry | Stars: Ahmed Olotu, Ahmed Zein, Ashraf Lukamba, Ayubu Juma
47. Big Brother (2021– )
Burton Richard (Muungwana), a sworn friend of Hamilton William (Ngoma Nagwa) does a grave mistake to his friend by illegally sleep with Nagwa's little sister Adela Richard (Lilian) then ... See full summary »
Stars: Anna John, Sophia Mwaipopo, Fahim B Prince, Josephs Quartzy
48. Aisha (II) (2015)
112 min | Drama
A successful married big city pharmacist returns to the village for her sisters wedding only to discover that her first love still pines for her with dire consequences.
Director: Chande Omar | Stars: Ponji Adam, Mohammed El Amin Vinack, Godliver Gordian, Hadija Hussein
49. Zaburi 118 (2018)
6 min | Animation, Short
The story of David as he narrates his struggles to overcome his enemies. As he comes closer to victory and triumph, he reads aloud Psalm 118. He reiterates the goodness of his God and what he has done for him.
Director: Paschal Rutagwerela
50. Ndoano (2022)
95 min | Drama
Caught between poverty, family expectations, and peer pressure, Munira's fateful decision to enter into an early marriage becomes a living nightmare.
Director: Festo Henry Msangawale | Stars: Gladness Steven, Havitii Boniphace, Hellen Christopher, Cathryn Credo