Going into Africa’s entertainment scene we have decided to share with you our new and top African movies of 2018 so far, collected from all the top and huge film industries across Africa, we are talking movies from countries Like Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, and Morrocco.
Table Of Contents
- New African Movies Of 2018
- Supa Modo – Kenya
- Disconnect the movie – Kenya
- Rafiki – Kenya
- New money – Nigeria
- The Royal Hibiscus Hotel – Nigeria
- Mummy Dearest 2 – Nigeria
- Catching Feelings – South Africa
- Five Fingers for Marseilles – South Africa
- The Wound (Xhosa: Inxeba) – South Africa
- Razzia – Morroco
- Potocopy – Egypt
- SideChic Gang – Ghana
- Chaskele – Ghana
New African Movies Of 2018
Below are new and top African movies of 2018 so far:
Supa Modo – Kenya
Supa Modo is a 2018 internationally co-produced drama film directed by Likarion Wainaina. It first premiered at 68th Berlin International Film Festival.
Jo is a young girl living in a small village in Kenya. It’s her dream to become a super-heroine, but unfortunately these ambitions are hindered by her impending terminal illness. As an attempt to make her desires possible the whole village is plotting a genius plan with the goal to make her wish come true.
Disconnect the movie – Kenya
This star-studded movie touches on the complicated dating scene of Nairobi.
It follows Seline, played by Brenda Wairimu, a young woman trying to juggle work, life and her love life in the unpredictable dating life in Nairobi.
The lead male character, Josh, played by Nick Mutuma is Seline’s best friend and even though the two of them have feelings towards each other, they do not address their emotions to one another.
Rafiki – Kenya
Speaking of new African movies this is an new as it comes
Rafiki, a lesbian love story, was inspired by the 2007 Caine Prize winning story Jambula Tree by Ugandan writer Monica Arac de Nyeko and produced by Steven Markovitz.
The story follows two girls Kena and Ziki that are close friends who eventually fall in love. Their families are on opposing sides of the political divide.
They are faced with a lot of pressure thus causing a strain in their friendship. This further causes them to make a hard decision between happiness and safety. Defintiely one of the top Kenyan movies of 2018
New money – Nigeria
New money is a 2018 Nigerian (Nollywood) film directed by Tope Oshin and the fourth collaboration between Filmone and Inkblot, (My Wife and I and The Wedding Party) “New Money” is both pretty and messy.
The movie tells the story of Toun (Jemima Osunde), a 23-year-old young woman of modest means, who suddenly finds herself thrust into the world of the elite when she discovers that the father she thought was long dead is a recently-deceased billionaire, who has left her his billion-dollar company to run.
The Royal Hibiscus Hotel – Nigeria
The Royal Hibiscus Hotel is a 2017 Nigerian comedy film directed by Ishaya Bako. It was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.
The Royal Hibiscus Hotel is a romantic comedy about a couple, Segun and Rose Adeniyi, who run a charming, but run-down, boutique hotel in a little town in Lagos, Nigeria. In desperation, Segun decides to sell the hotel without his wife’s knowledge, as a way of settling all their debts.
Mummy Dearest 2 – Nigeria
Mummy Dearest 2 is a 2018 Nigerian movie which is a sequel to the 2015 movie, “Mummy Dearest.”
The movie tells the story of a young man, Chijioke Chinda, who was sent to his home town Port Harcourt to head his company’s project.
Catching Feelings – South Africa
I really love Kagiso Lediga. I think that he is the main reason for my excitement. After watching Wonder Boy for President ( which I LOVED by the way), I am kind of worried that some people might not really get his brand of comedy. Catching Feeling is a dark romantic comedy centered around a young academic, his wife and some other writer guy who tries to stir ish up.
The film follows an urbane young academic and his beautiful wife, as their lives get turned upside down when a celebrated and hedonistic older writer moves into their Johannesburg home with them.
Five Fingers for Marseilles – South Africa
Five Fingers for Marseilles is a 2017 South African Western thriller film directed by Michael Matthews. It was screened in the Discovery section at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.
The Wound (Xhosa: Inxeba) – South Africa
The Wound (Xhosa: Inxeba) is a 2017 South African drama film directed by John Trengove.
The film opened the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival 2017. It was selected as the South African entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards, making the December shortlist.
The story tracks a closeted relationship between two men in the context of the Xhosa initiation ritual of Ulwaluko. Xolani, a factory worker, joins the men of his community at the annual initiation ceremony in the mountains of Eastern Cape.
Razzia – Morroco
Razzia is a 2017 Moroccan drama film directed by Nabil Ayouch. It was selected as the Moroccan entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards, but it was not nominated. Razzia is mostly set in Casablanca and characters frequently discuss the 1942 film Casablanca.
The lives of 5 very different people from the city of Casablanca intersect.
Potocopy – Egypt
Photocopy is 2018 Egyptian movie director Tamer Ashry’s Drama movie Photocopy is produced by Red Star for Film Production and Distribution was released 2017-12-20.
A retired man runs a copyshop in Cairo, Egypt. His shop is a meeting place for all sorts of people from the city.
SideChic Gang – Ghana
Sidechic Gang, which features fascinating actors such as Nana Ama McBrown, Lydia Forson, Sika Osei, Adjetey Anang, Bernard Nyarko, Eddie Kufour, Akofa Edjeane and a host of other great actors.
Three female friends find out they can make fortunes from exposing cheating husbands and boyfriends after making tons of cash unexpectedly from reporting a cheating husband to the wife.
Chaskele – Ghana
The movie is a classic movie about life in the typical slums of Africa. This movie will make you laugh your hearts out and make you cry too. An epic combination of your favourite talented actors.
The movie stars Lil Win Ankasah, Lawyer Nti, Fella Makafui, Kobi Rana, Kalsoume Sinare, Benard Nyarko and etc. Defintely one of the funniest African movies of 2018