Most Popular Feature Films With Primary Language Swahili
1. Black Panther (2018)
PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.
Votes: 371,651 | Gross: $700.06M
2. Who Killed Captain Alex? (2010)
64 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Uganda's president gives Captain Alex the mission to defeat the Tiger Maffia, but Alex gets killed in the process. Upon hearing the tragic news, his brother investigates to avenge Alex, hence the title Who Killed Captain Alex.
3. Nairobi Half Life (2012)
96 min | Drama
A young, aspiring actor from upcountry Kenya dreams of becoming a success in the big city. In pursuit of this and to the chagrin of his brother and parents, he makes his way to Nairobi:the city of opportunity.
6. Pili (I) (2017)
Drama | Completed
Pili lives in rural Tanzania, working the fields for less than $1 a day to feed her two children and struggling to manage her HIV-positive status in secret. When she is offered the chance ... See full summary »
8. 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.
11. Soul Boy (2010)
61 min | Drama
Abila (14) lives in one of the most miserable slums in Africa. His girlfriend Shiku belongs to a different tribe, as the result of which he is not really allowed to fraternize with her. And... See full summary »
12. Veve (2014)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
VEVE follows the lives of multiple characters trying to find themselves in a world of political intrigue, revenge, love and longings for success complemented by the background of the ... See full summary »
13. 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.
18. Something Necessary (2013)
85 min | Drama
SOMETHING NECESSARY is a film about a pivotal period in the life of Anne, a woman struggling to rebuild her life after the civil unrest that swept Kenya following the 2007 elections, ... See full summary »
19. Ni sisi (2013)
92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ni Sisi tells the story of a typical Kenyan village, a harmonious muddle of tribes, intermarriages and extended families, in the context of post-election violence. The characters explore ... See full summary »
22. 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 »
23. 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.
24. Bahasha - The Envelope (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.
28. 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 »
30. 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.
32. 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 »
34. 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.
35. 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.
37. House of Lungula (2013)
77 min | Comedy
Harrison, overworked and underpaid is looking for money for bride price. A 'business' opportunity presents itself when he gets the keys to the Company house. With the CEO away on holiday, he has access to a vacant fully furnished house.
38. Get Some Money (2017)
113 min | Comedy
Get Some Money is a representation of the biblical story of the betrayal of Jesus Christ. It seeks to put to light the plight of suicidal beings in an effort to advocate for world bodies, to increase awareness and #speakagainstsuicide.
39. Tumaini (2005)
100 min | Drama
A once happy family in Tanzania is devastated by AIDS. The parents die leaving three young children to raise themselves. One child, Tumaini, becomes a child/woman as she is forced to grow up early and raise her siblings.
41. Mdundiko (2014)
120 min | Drama
Mzee Njimba and Mzee Kondo, friends since childhood are also related through the marriage of their children. Unfortunately their children passed away leaving Kondo to look after their ... See full summary »
43. Single Zero (2015)
63 min | Action
When Samir discovered that his daughter, Sandra 6, is one of the three most wanted extraordinary children to be put to death by creatures from the fourteenth planet who want to destroy the planet earth by the 2015.
44. Ta Kimbia (2009)
81 min | Drama, Sport
A Kenyan boy dreams of running a marathon. But he must give up his hopes to support his family; when he struggles against poverty, corruption and family pressure he finally achieves his dream, at a heavy price.
45. Fundi-Mentals (2015)
87 min | Comedy
Joseph and his assistant Moses like to think of themselves as the Best handy men in Kinoo. The entry of a Multinational Company throws all this in jeopardy. They introduce to their customers a new express service.