Most Popular Titles With Primary Country of Origin Tanzania
5. T-Junction (2017)
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.
7. 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.
10. 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 »
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 »
16. 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.
18. A Lot Like You (2012)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
When Eliaichi's retired father moves back to Tanzania, she begins a film project that examines the intricate fabric of multiracial identity, and grapples with the complex ties that children have to the cultures of their parents.
Director: Eliaichi Kimaro
19. Zamora (2011)
95 min | Mystery
Shot on location in Zanzibar, the story revolves around Zamora, a well traveled Zanzibar painter/womanizer on a voyage of self discovery. Filled with romantic connotations about the spice ... See full summary »
20. Bongoland II: There Is No Place Like Home (2008)
109 min | Drama
Juma returns to his homeland, Bongoland, after failing to cope with life in America. He finds that life in Bongoland is not as easy as he thought it would be and discovers his family's dirty secrets.
23. Samaki Mchangani (2014)
30 min | Short, Drama, Thriller
On the auspicious day when Godfrey launches the first Tanzanian cellular company, he is involved in a fatal accident. Haunted by his series of choices, our young ambitious entrepreneur reveals more than one face of 'Africa rising'.
25. Chumo (2011)
44 min | Short, Drama
Juma is a poor fisherman who loves telling tales. Amina is the girl who loves to hear his stories. They long to be together, but Amina's father, Ali, wants a better life for her. Ali thinks... See full summary »
26. 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.
27. Mkwawa (2011)
72 min | Documentary
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 »
32. Glamour: The Reality Behind the Dreams (2011)
118 min | Drama
This fast paced drama filled with comical moments as well as harsh realities, shows the life of a Muslim Zanzibari girl, who from childhood dreams of becoming a model, posing in front of ... See full summary »
33. White Potion (2016)
76 min | Documentary
People who seek wealth and success through local beliefs - A documentary on the hunting of people with albinism in Tanzania, where the hunter and the prey speak.
34. Fatuma (2018)
85 min | Drama
A traditional rural woman has always risked body and soul, without reward or thanks, to farm her husband's land and keep the family fed and cared for. She fights unfavourable weather, pests... See full summary »
35. Weakness (2009)
Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Drama
Nicky, an alcoholic on the road to recovery has a problem. Severely in debt to his belligerent older brother Robbie, Nicky needs yet another loan to tide him over, on this occasion to pay ... See full summary »
37. Surrender (2001)
28 min | Short
Set in a small fishing village community in Zanzibar, anxiety is boiling in the hearts of three young adults, and the whole community is feeling the heat. Amri is trapped between the ... See full summary »
38. 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.
Documentary | Post-production
After a failed attempt of signing with an international label, The ancestors band who play a dying genre of Zilipendwa music go on a search to meet with retired musicians across the country and bring them back onto the scene.
42. Dar Noir (2015)
114 min | Drama
A narcotics cop who moonlights as a heroin addict, finds redemption and a future in a sassy working girl who sees the gentle, loving man within, if only he can escape the darkness that keeps pulling him down.
45. Nipe Jibu (2010)
120 min | Musical
Nipe Jibu is a Swahili musical which tells the story of a young woman living in a dream world. Ndoto is an orphan facing one of the biggest decisions in her life: whom she should marry. ... See full summary »
46. Wrong Plan (2016)
66 min | Horror, Thriller
Tico with his friends organize the surprise birthday party for his wife in the forest, but after getting themselves trapped in the forest and find themselves fighting for their Survival, they realize that they have made a very Wrong Plan.
49. Kuishi Na Tembo (2015)
12 min | Documentary
Educational film for children from Tanzania on elephants. The documentary teaches on facts about elephants, their way of life, how to respect them and share the same land with them so that both humans and elephants are able to coexist.
Director: Andrea Pawel