Filming Location Matching "Niger" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Sheltering Sky (1990)

R | 138 min | Adventure, Drama

6.8
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An American couple travel abroad to revitalize their relationship. But as the trip drags on, their attempt at recovering what they once had seems futile.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott, Jill Bennett

Votes: 10,099 | Gross: $2.08M

2. Moi, un noir (1958)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama

7.4
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"I, a Negro" depicts young Nigerien immigrants who left their country to find work in the Ivory Coast, in the Treichville quarter of Abidjan, the capital. These immigrants live in squalor ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Rouch | Stars: Oumarou Ganda, Gambi, Petit Touré, Alassane Maiga

Votes: 651

3. Running the Sahara (2007)

TV-G | 102 min | Documentary, Sport

7.1
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Three men attempt to become the first humans to run coast to coast across the Sahara Desert.

Director: James Moll | Stars: Matt Damon, Charlie Engle, Kevin Lin, Ray Zahab

Votes: 491

4. L'enfant lion (1993)

86 min | Family

6.4
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Set in the past, follows young African boy who uses his friends, the wild animals, to defend his village from Arab slave traders.

Director: Patrick Grandperret | Stars: Wéré Wéré Liking, Souleyman Koli, Salif Keita, Mathurin Sinze

Votes: 252 | Gross: $0.11M

5. Africa dolce e selvaggia (1982)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

5.9
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A look at the fast disappearing tribal customs of North Africa.

Directors: Alfredo Castiglioni, Angelo Castiglioni

Votes: 82

6. Wodaabe - Die Hirten der Sonne. Nomaden am Südrand der Sahara (1989 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

7.4
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Herzog's documentary of the Wodaabe people of the Sahara/Sahel region. Particular attention is given to the tribe's spectacular courtship rituals and 'beauty pageants', where eligible young... See full summary »

Director: Werner Herzog | Star: Werner Herzog

Votes: 584

7. Zerzura (2017)

87 min | Western

7.6
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Zerzura is a feature-length ethnofiction shot in the Sahara desert. Mixing folktales and documentary, the film follows a young man from Niger who leaves home in search of an enchanted oasis.

Director: Christopher Kirkley | Stars: Ibrahim Affi, Zara Alhassane, Habiba Almoustapha, Rhissa Elryin

Votes: 5

8. Living in Emergency (2008)

Unrated | 120 min | Documentary

8.4
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In the war-zones of Liberia and Congo, four volunteers with Doctors Without Borders struggle to provide emergency medical care under extreme conditions.

Director: Mark N. Hopkins | Stars: Davinder Gill, Tom Krueger, Chiara Lepora, Chris Brasher

Votes: 1,006 | Gross: $0.03M

9. 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

10. Modern Day Miracles (2017)

46 min | Documentary

9.3
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Three children with correctable disabilities, living in the Dominican Republic, Niger and the Philippines, find healing in hospitals of CURE International.

Stars: Tim Mead, Jean-François Negrini, Dan Ruggles, Tim Tebow

Votes: 37

11. Jaguar (1968)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary

7.4
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The adventures of three young men who leave their homeland Savannah, Niger, and go looking for fortune in Ghana.

Director: Jean Rouch

Votes: 187

12. Delta Force (1995)

Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary

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Nigeria's military government attracted international condemnation for its oppression of the Ogoni people of the Niger Delta. Ogoni villages were destroyed, their inhabitants ... See full summary »

Director: Glen Ellis | Star: Ken Saro-Wiwa

13. 'Imûhar', une légende (1997)

82 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.8
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A Parisian lad spends a brief, life-changing time with a clan of the Imûhar, a high desert Berber people, called Tuaregs by the French. At age ten, Khénan's mother dies, and his father ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Dubuisson | Stars: Ibrahim Paris, Mohamed Ichika, Mohamed Ixa, Rhali Ixa

Votes: 38

14. Sweet Crude (2009)

93 min | Documentary

9.0
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Despite the valuable crude oil that flows from the ground beneath their feet, the impoverished villagers in the Niger Delta wage a daily struggle to survive. This Seattle-made documentary ... See full summary »

Director: Sandy Cioffi | Stars: Joel Bisina, Isaac Adaka Boro, George W. Bush, Sandy Cioffi

Votes: 52

15. Elsewhere (2001)

240 min | Documentary

8.7
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During the year 2000 Geyrhalter and his teams travelled to a different destination each month, looking for places untouched by the millennium hysteria. Locations include Niger, Finland, ... See full summary »

Director: Nikolaus Geyrhalter

Votes: 117

16. La captive du désert (1990)

96 min | Drama

6.8
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A Frenchwoman is taken hostage by an African tribe for months - can she escape ?

Director: Raymond Depardon | Stars: Sandrine Bonnaire, Dobi Koré, Fadi Taha, Dobi Wachinké

Votes: 154

17. World Safari (1977)

121 min | Documentary, Adventure

8.3
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Director: Alby Mangels | Stars: John Field, Alby Mangels

Votes: 35

18. Der Andere - eine Familiengeschichte (2016 TV Movie)

99 min | Drama

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Nama, a teenager from Mali, has crossed desert and sea for his freedom. When Nama is injured in a fight, an old man named Willi lets him move into the house that he used to share with his ... See full summary »

Director: Feo Aladag | Stars: Nama Traore, Jesper Christensen, Milan Peschel, Ulrich Brandhoff

Votes: 38

19. Africa (2001– )

480 min | Documentary

8.0
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An eight-part exploration of the diverse peoples that make up the African continent.

Stars: Joe Morton, Annan Cedi, Abba Defar, Adam Ilius

Votes: 22

20. SuperCroc (2001 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 96 min | Documentary

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Paleontologist Paul Sereno and reptile expert Brady Barr are doing a research on "Sarcosuchus Imperator", a 40 feet long prehistoric relative of crocodiles. The story about the creature is presented through CGI animation as well.

Star: Sam Neill

Votes: 68

21. Crude (2014)

19 min | Short, Action, Drama

8.4
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An Oil CEO and journalist are kidnapped with bombs set for mass destruction unless they agree to reparations via a critical phone call.

Director: Charles H. Joslain | Stars: Rupert Frazer, Cengiz Dervis, Kate Braithwaite, Michelle Greenidge

Votes: 8

22. Africa and Ottomans (2015)

180 min | Documentary, History

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Some map projection systems show thirty-million-square-kilometer African lands as having nearly the same area as two-million-square-kilometer Greenland. This projection is a result of a ... See full summary »

Star: Mohamed Bakari

23. Chasse à l'hippopotame (1950)

45 min | Documentary

7.0
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Director: Jean Rouch

Votes: 40

24. Beyond the Expedition: Running the Sahara (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary

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As three ultra-athletes attempt to run across the Sahara desert, 4500 miles, two marathons a day, for more than 111 days, they will face the most extreme conditions on earth. To support ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Rosen | Stars: Matt Damon, Charlie Engle, Marc Joubert, Kevin Lin

25. Wallah Je te jure (2016)

63 min | Documentary

7.3
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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: 7

26. Yenendi: les hommes qui font la pluie (1951)

25 min | Short, Documentary

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Director: Jean Rouch

Votes: 11

27. In Search of Fortune: Chercher de l'Argent (2018)

Drama

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One man's journey into Africa, coming home to find the life he left has been shattered. Will he be able to create a new beginning that changes the world or has he given up?

Director: Jaime Coates | Stars: Kristina Gent, Sedrick Halbert, Chris Maher

28. Les fils de l'eau (1959)

88 min | Documentary

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Director: Jean Rouch | Star: Jean Rouch

29. Atomic Africa (2013 TV Movie)

89 min | Documentary

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Africa's development is being held back by poor infrastructure and undersized power plants. Countries like Uganda can only produce only 1/4 of the energy needed, leading to daily power cuts... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Kolvenbach | Stars: Almoustapha Alhace, Gregor Höppner, Michael Che Koch, Vincent Lukanda

Votes: 5

30. La circoncision (1949)

22 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jean Rouch

Votes: 24

31. I Sing the Desert Electric (2013)

19 min | Short

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"I Sing the Desert Electric" is a collection of video shorts taken in four locations and representing four distinct and highly regional music scenes. From fuzzy electric guitars of ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Kirkley

32. Tourou et Bitti (1971)

12 min | Short

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The drums of the past. This shooting script was planned to show the most important moment of a possession ritual, during the course of which men from the village of Simiri demand that the ... See full summary »

Directors: Jean Rouch, Lam Dia-Hama | Star: Jean Rouch

Votes: 66

33. L'Afrique noire française (1944)

10 min | Documentary, Short, War

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Stars: Charles de Gaulle, René Pleven, Félix Éboué

34. Initiation à la danse des possédés (1949)

36 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jean Rouch

Votes: 19

35. Middle of the Moment (1995)

80 min | Documentary

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The film is a documentary or even a cinepoem which follows the life of nowadays nomads: The Tuareg in North Africa, a circus company and the American philosopher and poet 'Robert Lax'.

Directors: Nicolas Humbert, Werner Penzel | Stars: Robert Lax, Johann Le Guillerm, Sandra M'Bow, Mutu Walat Rhabidine

Votes: 54

36. Les Tonnes de l'Audace - Mission Ténéré Tchad (1960)

88 min | Documentary

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Documentary on African expedition between Algeria and Chad in 1959-60.

Directors: René Quinet, Louis Sommet

37. Vivre dans le pays le plus pauvre du monde (2008)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Jean-Louis Saporito | Star: Gérard Rinaldi

38. Opération Okavango (1996–1997)

90 min | Documentary

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Star: Nicolas Hulot

Votes: 5

39. Les nomades du soleil (1954)

44 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Henry Brandt

40. Life Without Death (2000)

82 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director: Frank Cole | Star: Frank Cole

Votes: 74

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

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Sani Elhadj Magori

42. Niger, la bataille de l'uranium (2008)

48 min | Documentary

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Directors: Frédérique Denis, Stéphane Manier, Nathan Siby

43. Tchissete, the mirror of the Tuareg (2005)

52 min | Documentary

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In his first feature-length documentary shot between 2003 and 2004, Sébastien Wielemans heads into the Sahel Desert in Niger and immerses himself in the world of the Tuareg, a traditional nomadic people.

Director: Sebastien Wielemans

44. David Guetta Feat. Usher: Without You (Sahel Hunger Crisis) (2013)

Short

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Director: David Ohana

45. Begenungen der Mode im Niger Loden trifft Indigo (2012 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

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Director: Stefan Schmid

46. Dongo Horendi (1966)

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Director: Jean Rouch

47. Niger: Living on the Edge of Survival (2006)

62 min | Documentary

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Director: Dan Balluff | Star: Dan Balluff

48. Les magiciens de Wanzerbé (1948)

38 min | Short

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Directors: Marcel Griaule, Jean Rouch

Votes: 12

49. Les gens du mil (1951)

45 min | Documentary

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Director: Jean Rouch

50. Fête des Gandyi Bi à Simiri (1977)

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Director: Jean Rouch


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