Feature Film, Swahili (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. 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.
5. Pili (I) (2017)
85 min | Drama
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 »
6. 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 »
9. 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.
13. Our Madness (2018)
88 min | Drama
Lucy is hospitalized in a psychiatric hospital in Mozambique. She dreams about her little son, Hanic and her husband, Pak who is a soldier at war. In the meantime, a quirky musical ... See full summary »
14. 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 »
16. 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 »
17. 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. 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 »
21. My X Girlfriend (2019)
60 min | Horror
A guy falls in love with a beautiful girl and they make a pact to love each other forever even after death. The girl dies before the guy and her ghost begins to haunt him.
22. 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.
23. 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.
24. 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.
26. It's Us (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 »
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 »
29. 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 »
30. 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.
31. 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 »
32. 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.
35. 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.
36. 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. 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.