Most Popular Titles With Primary Country of Origin Niger


1. Akounak tedalat taha tazoughai (2015)

75 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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A revolutionary story of guitars, motorcycles, cell phones, and the music of a new generation

Director: Christopher Kirkley | Stars: Fatimata Falo, Rhaicha Ibrahim, Ahmoudou Madassane, Mdou Moctar

Votes: 37

2. Agadez, the Music and the Rebellion (2010)

75 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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Tuareg nomads have lived in the Sahara Desert for centuries, connecting North Africa and West Africa with their Camel Caravans. They are fiercely independent and have become famous for ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Wyman | Stars: Jeremy Keenan, Omara Moctar, Thomas Seligman, Mohamed Serge

Votes: 8

3. FVVA: Femme, villa, voiture, argent (1972)

75 min

8.2
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Ali is the image of modern Africa. He happily returns from a football match on his motorbike but a nasty surprise is waiting for him at his parents' home: he finds Haoua, his bride-to-be, ... See full summary »

Director: Moustapha Alassane | Stars: Zingare Abdoulaye, Sawadogo Bintou, Hemazro Ivonne, Sotigui Kouyaté

Votes: 6

4. Si les cavaliers (1982)

90 min

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Director: Mahamane Bakabe | Stars: Louche Abdou, Yagi Dogo, Zalika Souley

5. Kokoa (1985)

13 min | Animation, Short

5.4
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Director: Moustapha Alassane

Votes: 9

6. Wallah Je te jure (2016)

63 min | Documentary

7.2
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"Wallah - Je te jure" tells the stories of men and women travelling along West African migration routes to Italy. Senegal's rural villages, Niger's bus stations and "ghettos" full of ... See full summary »

Director: Marcello Merletto

Votes: 6

7. Le wazzou polygame (1971)

50 min | Drama

6.5
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An Islamic faithful returns from his holy pilgrimage to Mecca with the venerated title "el hajji". On his return he falls in love with his daughter's friend Santou, who is already engaged ... See full summary »

Director: Oumarou Ganda | Stars: Oumarou Ganda, Joseph Salamatou, Zalika Souley

Votes: 48

8. Aube noire (1983)

90 min

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Director: Djingareye Maiga | Stars: Salah Sannousi, Amina Sidibé, Zalika Souley, Damouré Zika

9. The Juice (2012– )

Talk-Show

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Star: Dorcas Shola Fapson

10. L'éxilé (1980)

90 min

7.4
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Based on a traditional African tale. A king has the habit whilst walking in disguise on the streets of his kingdom to listen to the wishes of his own people. One day he overhears two ... See full summary »

Director: Oumarou Ganda | Stars: Oumarou Ganda, Zalika Souley, Damouré Zika

Votes: 10

11. Toula ou Le génie des eaux (1974)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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The gods have declared the drought of the country. There seems to be no hope. A holy man summoned by the king requires the sacrifice of a young woman to put an end to their anger. A young ... See full summary »

Directors: Moustapha Alassane, Anna Soehring | Stars: Isaa Bania, Solange Delanne, Parfait Kondo, Sotigui Kouyaté

Votes: 16

12. Le médecin de Gafire (1986)

90 min | Drama

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A young doctor named Karunga just graduated from a European university; is sent to a village where a man named Ouba lives. Obua is a healer who his people respect.

Director: Mustapha Diop | Stars: Sidiki Bakaba, Merlin N'Diagne, Fifi-Dalla Kouyate, Hima Amadou

13. Babatou, les trois conseils (1976)

95 min | Biography, War

7.2
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Once upon a time, in the middle of the last century, a great warrior named Babatou. Nigerian jumper from the region Dounga Gurunsi invaded the country and settled there. The brave prisoners... See full summary »

Director: Jean Rouch | Stars: Lam Dia, Diama, Oumarou Ganda, Mariama

Votes: 6

14. Cabascabo (1969)

45 min | Drama

5.9
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Cabascabo, a veteran of the French colonial army in Indochina, returns to his home town in Niger, acclaimed by friends and relatives. In fragmented flash-backs, he tells the story of his adventure and the battles in that distant land.

Director: Oumarou Ganda | Stars: Oumarou Ganda, Zalika Souley, Dan Baba Ali, Balarabi

Votes: 39

15. Men in Trouble (2016)

87 min | Drama

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Director: Paul Omoruyi | Stars: Seun Akindele, Damilola Awosemo, Prisca Iwuoha, Eric Obinna

16. Al'lèèssi... Une actrice africaine (2005)

69 min | Documentary

7.8
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Director: Rahmatou Keïta | Stars: Zalika Souley, Moustapha Alassane, Mahamane Bakabe, Moustapha Diop

Votes: 9

17. Aouré (1962)

30 min | Short

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In this hybrid of fiction and documentary, Alassane chronicles the married life of a young Zharma ethnic Muslim couple living in the Niger River valley.

Director: Moustapha Alassane | Stars: Soumana, Zenabou

18. Le retour d'un aventurier (1966)

34 min | Short

6.4
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Back from the US to his village in Niger, a man brings western outfits to his close friends, who immediately identify with cow-boys. A bloody western begins in the savannah...

Director: Moustapha Alassane | Stars: Harouna Diarra, Djingareye Maiga, Zalika Souley, Boubakar Souna

Votes: 39

19. Les contre Bandiers (1969)

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Director: Moustapha Alassane

20. Kankamba ou le semeur de discorde (1982)

85 min

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Director: Moustapha Alassane

21. Siberi (1973)

Short

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Director: Moustapha Alassane

22. La Pileuse de Mil (1962)

Short

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Director: Moustapha Alassane

23. Saitane (1973)

55 min

7.2
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A sorcerer (played by the director himself) controls all activities in a village. Manipulating the different parties, the sorcerer promises love, good health and riches in exchange for the ... See full summary »

Director: Oumarou Ganda | Stars: Moussa Alzouma, Oumarou Ganda, Zaïnabou Lobo, Zalika Souley

Votes: 8

24. Agaïssa (2001)

2 min | Short

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In Niger, the oral tradition and its moral lessons are passed on through tales and stories. Agaïssa is the story of a young princess who does not listen to her parents, neither to the wisemen, and who just does what she fancies to do.

Director: Moustapha Alassane

25. Bon voyage, Sim (1966)

5 min | Animation, Short

5.4
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Sim, the President of the Toad Republic, goes on a journey invited by a neighboring president. He makes several pompous speeches, and gets a university named after him despite not having done anything to benefit the other toads.

Director: Moustapha Alassane

Votes: 12

26. Wasan kara (1980)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Inoussa Ousseini

27. Pour le meilleur et pour l'oignon! (2008)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Sani Elhadj Magori

28. Samba le grand (1977)

14 min | Animation, Short

5.1
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Director: Moustapha Alassane

Votes: 14

29. Tagimba (2003)

Short

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Director: Moustapha Alassane

30. Soubane (1974)

Short

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Director: Moustapha Alassane

31. L'étoile noire (1976)

95 min

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Director: Djingareye Maiga | Stars: Moustapha Alassane, Aissa Indji, Bernard Louno, Djingareye Maiga

32. Les cow boys sont noirs (1966)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Serge Moati | Stars: Djingarey Malga, Boubacar Souna

33. Les Magiciens de l'Ader (2000)

Short

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Director: Moustapha Alassane

34. L'arachide de Santchira (1964)

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Director: Moustapha Alassane

35. Soolo (2000)

Short

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Director: Moustapha Alassane

36. Koukan Kourcia (Le cri de la tourterelle) (2011)

62 min | Documentary

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Director: Sani Elhadj Magori | Star: Zabaya Hussey

37. Gourimou (1982)

Short

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Director: Moustapha Alassane

38. Agwane mon Village (1982)

Short

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Director: Moustapha Alassane

39. Zaboa (1978)

Short

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Director: Moustapha Alassane

40. Nuages noirs (1979)

100 min

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Director: Djingareye Maiga | Stars: Dorothe Dosso Yovo, Damouré Zika

41. Malbaza (1967)

Short

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Director: Moustapha Alassane

42. Au centre de la Terre, des puits et des hommes (2008 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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A man stands at the mouth of a well, donning a rudimentary rope harness. Camera in hand, he dives into the well and starts a 126 meters drop, at the end of which he reaches two men working ... See full summary »

Director: Ingrid Patetta

43. Jamyya (1971)

Short

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Director: Moustapha Alassane

44. Baabu Banza (1985)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Mariama Hima

45. LA COLERE DANS LE VENT (2016)

Documentary

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Director: Amina Weira

46. Bleeding Crown (2012)

66 min | Drama

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Director: Ikechukwu Onyeka | Stars: Charles Billion, Uche Ebere, David McKenzie, Amaechi Muonagor

47. Abimbola ou Shaki (1972)

Short

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Director: Moustapha Alassane

48. Touching Lives (2007– )
Episode: Bicycles and Pancakes (2009)

Reality-TV, Talk-Show

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Wilson and Amina kick off season two with two stories from one of the poorest countries in the world, Niger. First Amina travels to a small suburb in Niamey called Karadje, to meet Boubacar... See full summary »

Director: Eddie Edwards | Stars: Aminatou Issaka, Wilson Guevara Zossou, Jeff Katala

49. Touching Lives (2007– )
Episode: Tough as Leather (2009)

Reality-TV, Talk-Show

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Amina travels to the small village of Madarounfa where she meets Daoda Kané, an old farmer with a passion for planting trees but who does not have the correct tools to do so. Then, in Tera,... See full summary »

Director: Eddie Edwards | Stars: Aminatou Issaka, Wilson Guevara Zossou, Jeff Katala



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