18 movies

Tears of the Sun

March 7, 2003

Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their conscience and protect a group of innocent refugees. When the democratic government of Nigeria collapses and the country is taken over by a ruthless military dictator, Waters, a fiercely loyal and hardened veteran is dispatched on a routine mission to retrieve a Doctors Without Borders physician.

Sudani from Nigeria

March 23, 2018

Majeed Rahman, the Manager of MYC, a Sevens Football team from Malapuram, Kerala; recruits Samuel a Football player from Nigeria. unfortunately Samuel is injured, Majeed lets him stay at his house and over time, they develop a close bond.

Mister Johnson

September 8, 1990

In 1923 British Colonial Nigeria, Mister Johnson is an oddity -- an educated black man who doesn't really fit in with the natives or the British. He works for the local British magistrate, and considers himself English, though he has never been to England. He is always scheming, trying to get ahead, which lands him in a lot of hot water.

The story of the freed female hostages of Boko Haram, detailing their lives in captivity and since their release.

Hope

September 27, 2014

On his clandestine journey from Cameroon to Europe through the Sahara desert, Léonard meets Hope, a Nigerian girl who's following the same dream.

The Wedding Party

September 8, 2016

A lavish wedding escalates into pure Lagosian chaos, in this wild romcom produced by media mogul Mo Abudu.

Doctor Bello

February 22, 2013

Cancer specialist Dr. Michael Durant forms an unlikely bond with seven year old Sam and becomes desperate, willing to risk anything to save the child’s life. A surreptitious Nigerian Nurse convinces him to seek the help of Dr. Bello, an uncertified Nigerian Doctor, known in the Brooklyn-African underground as a miracle worker.

A huge influence on world music, Nigerian artist Fela Kuti played many instruments, pioneered afrobeat music and served as a prominent activist for human rights in Africa. This 1984 documentary examines the life and music of the remarkable man. Using his music to raise awareness, Kuti embraced social justice themes. He died in 1997 of complications from AIDS. Footage from his legendary show in Glastonbury, England, is included.

B for Boy

October 12, 2013

B For Boy is a contemporary drama set in Nigeria, about one woman's desperate need for a male child; which reveals the discrimination of women in the names of culture and religion.

Lucifer sends his trusty minions out into the world to lead the good folk of Nigeria unto temptation in order to lock them into his cage. The good pastor Lazarus who has noticed the signs, realizing that hell is about to be unleashed on Earth, sets about righting wrongs through the power of prayer.

Domestic Accident

July 31, 2018

A coward decides to take control of his life by facing his fears head-on with no room for retreat however what comes next is not what he had in mind.

The French researcher Bertrand Monnet visits pirates in Nigeria and Somalia to learn how they make money from oil theft and kidnapping.

The Bridesmaid

January 1, 2005

Kate plans to marry Steve for his riches. Her best friend Tega is coaching her on how to capture his love. Steve wants a wife to love him not for his money so he fakes a crippling accident that leaves him in a wheelchair. Kate asked Tega to care for him while she travels to London for shopping. Steve and Tega realize they love each other. At the alter truth is told.

Dazzling Mirage

July 11, 2014

An adaptation of Yinka Egbokhare's novel. The story of a young sickle-cell patient and the various social and emotional challenges she's faced with.

A Trip to Jamaica

September 25, 2017

A story about the adventures of a newly engaged couple in their relatives residence outside Nigeria, and how the secrets of their host led to the eventual breakup of their union amidst the culture shock of the new country and living with upper-class citizens. (Wikipedia)

Waiting for Hassana

January 19, 2017

In 2014, 276 teenage girls came together for exams in Chibok, Nigeria -- by dawn, nearly all had disappeared and their school was burnt. Jessica, an escapee, shares her haunting account of a friendship violently interrupted by Boko Haram.

Faaji Agba

September 30, 2015

An intimate portrait of the history, culture and music scene of Lagos, Nigeria from 1940 to present day through the lives of a group of 68-85 year-old master musicians brought back from obscurity by Kunle Tejuoso, owner of Jazzhole Records. The documentary follows their lives and for some, their death. Filmmaker Remi Vaughan-Richards a 'student' of the era has been documenting Kunle and the Faaji Agba musicians since 2009 to keep their musical legacy alive and relevant.

Ije: The Journey

April 1, 2010

Anya's dream turned into a nightmare when she was accused of killing 3 men. For her to regain her freedom she had to share her secret with world. With help of her sister Chioma and an inexperienced attorney Ije tells the story in a riveting way with an unexpected climatic ending. It's a story that conveys the fusion of the African culture with the American culture in a court room like no other.

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