Africa

Films that look at the people, history, issues, culture and politics of the African continent.

400 Miles to Freedom

An Ethiopian Jew breaks his 20-year silence on being kidnapped while fleeing Ethiopia through Sudan to Israel as a child.

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The Art of Flight

The Art of Flight tells the story of refugees fleeing Sudan's civil war for Egypt and one journalist's struggle to get their story told. This......

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Beautiful Tree, Severed Roots

Filmmaker Kenny Mann documents her parent's extraordinary lives and achievements in Africa as Jewish refugee immigrants to Kenya during World...

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a Blooming Business

A BLOOMING BUSINESS delves deep into the heart of the global flower industry, by showing us the difficult reality behind the pretty flowers....

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Escapeland

“Escapeland” follows a love story that develops against-all-odds between Eshel, a young Israeli woman from a kibbutz and Adel, a Sudanese...

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Footsteps in Africa: A Nomadic Journey

Director Kathi von Koerber has created a visual love letter to the nomadic Tuareg people's way of life. Following a community in perpetual motion,...

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Freedom Runners

A heroic teacher fights for social justice for refugees at a time when the plight of refugees worldwide has never been of greater importance....

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Heart of Fire

After spending the first ten years of her life in a Catholic orphanage, the young and fiery Awet excitedly learns that she is soon to be reunited...

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Holding on to Jah

"Holding on to Jah" is a unique film about the history and culture of roots Reggae music and the Rastafarian movement in Jamaica, as told by...

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Honorable Ambassador

Mickey Arbel, the Israeli Ambassador to Camerooon, sets out on a long and exhausting journey into the African country's deep jungles and arid...

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Iseta: Behind the Roadblock

In April 1994, on a quiet road in Kigali a group of neighbors in Rwanda were filmed. These were the opening days of the Rwandan Genocide, and...

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The Last Survivor

Four Tragedies. Four journeys. One purpose. Survivors of genocide, from the Holocaust to Rwanda inspiring tolerance and a civic response.

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Long Night's Journey into Day

Frances Reid and Deborah Hoffmann reveal the raw soul of a society in their extraordinary documentary about South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation...

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The Milk Trial

Based on a true story, a young Jewish girl living in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco gives birth to a baby from her forbidden love.

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Nobody Dies Here

Perma gold mine, Benin. Some dream to find something, others realized there was nothing to be found.

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Return to Virunga

At the epicenter of the long-running civil war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo lies Virunga National Park, home to more than 200 of the...

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The Swenkas

In post-Apartheid South Africa there's a small group of working Zulu men who every Saturday night leave their grimy overalls behind and wear...

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To Be Like Avi

The coming of age story of three friends, refugees who fled Africa, learn today in Israel and dream of following Avi...

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