Libya (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Lion of the Desert (1980)

PG | 173 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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In 1929, Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini appoints General Rodolfo Graziani as colonial governor to Italian Libya with orders to stamp-out all resistance from Libyan nationalists led by rebel guerrilla leader Omar Mukhtar.

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Rod Steiger, Irene Papas

Votes: 13,136

2. The Message (1976)

207 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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The story of prophet "Muhammad" and the delivery of the message of God "Allah."

Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Abdallah Gheith, Mona Wassef, Hamdy Gheith, Ali Achmed Taram

Votes: 6,430

3. Where Do You Hide the Sun? (1980)

94 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

4.3
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Man of faith meets with a group of atheists .

Director: Abdallah Al-Mubahi | Stars: Nadia Lutfi, Nour El-Sherif, Heyam Abdullatif, Adel Adham

Votes: 18

4. Al Emara (2015)

33 min | Short, Horror

8.9
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Wesam is a Libyan young activist in the Libyan civil society who gets abducted, jailed, and tortured for talking on a TV channel about human rights in Libyan prisons in a country ... See full summary »

Director: Mouayed Zabtia | Stars: Ali Algdiri, Abdlatif Aljafri, Abdlhamed Altaib, Nedal Kahloul

Votes: 14

5. BBC HARDtalk on the road in eastern Libya (2017)

Documentary, Short

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HARDtalk is on the road in Eastern Libya. Benghazi, the country's second city Benghazi, has been torn apart by six years of war. After the fall of Gaddafi Libya plunged into anarchy, ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Bbc O'Reilly

6. The Random (2015)

20 min | Short, Drama

8.7
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The Random a short film of 20 minutes addresses the issue has become very important in Libyan society after the revolution, an issue of exclusion and marginalization of the other and try ... See full summary »

Director: Osama Rezg | Stars: Muhanned Albahri, Wasef Alkhwelde, Nader Allulbi, Ramadan Almezdawi

Votes: 34

7. Naji's corpse (2018)

10 min | Short, Drama

8.8
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Corporal Salem finds himself in a strange situation during an exploratory mission behind enemy lines to discover that the enemy bears a name that does not resemble the reality of wars.

Director: Raowf Baayou | Stars: Anwar Alteer, Khaled Gmati, Nedal Kahloul

Votes: 6

8. Granny's Flags (2013)

5 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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Haja Fatma, a mother to eight children, tells the tale of family life in Tripoli during the Libyan Revolution. Women, young and old, all contributed during these hostile months in their own... See full summary »

Director: Naziha Arebi

9. The Last Jews of Libya (2007)

50 min | Documentary

6.8
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Isabella Rossellini narrates this memoir of the Sephardic Jewish population in North African prior to WWII.

Director: Vivienne Roumani | Star: Isabella Rossellini

Votes: 28

10. Cydamus (2018)

35 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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Cydamus "The legacy of Ghadames" A documentary film about Ghadames (it was also known as Cydamus) a large oasis city in northwest Libya.

Director: Hitham Sawie | Star: Ibtisam Alajeal

Votes: 11

11. Prisoner and Jailer (2019)

15 min | Short, Drama, History

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"Prisoner and Jailer" tells the story of two contrasting Libyans: a key official in the former regime and one of the most prominent figures of the post-revolutionary period in Libya. ... See full summary »

Director: Muhannad Lamin

12. Tripoli Stories: The Sandwich Maker (2014)

5 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Retirement is not an option for Tripoli famous sandwich maker.

Director: Samer S. Omar

13. Ziu (2013)

17 min | Short, Biography, Drama

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'Ziu' tells the true story of Libya's quiet revolutionary-the unlikely hero of a free people to whom he first gave belief. Ziu was in many ways an ordinary man. A middle aged diabetic. A ... See full summary »

Director: Bassem Breish | Star: Ayman al Huni

14. Sabeel

9 min | Short, Drama | Post-production

a young man is set to change the course of his life faced by a dilemma that tests his commitment

Director: Sufian Arara

15. Tripoli Stories: Graffiti (2012)

4 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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After the Libyan Revolution, long suppressed feelings are appearing on building walls in Tripoli.

Directors: Asan el Gomati, Ibrahim el Mayet

16. The Battle of Tagrift (1981)

92 min | Action, Drama, War

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An epic war film about the battle of the Italian and Libyan armies.

Directors: Mahmoud Ayad Dreza, Khaled Mustafa Khushaim | Stars: Hamedah El Khogah, Ali Kadak, John Khogon, Al Amin Nassef

17. Sharing (2004)

85 min | Drama

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Director: Salah Ghwedr

18. Tripoli Stories: The Runner (2014)

5 min | Documentary, Short, History

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The story of what happened to Libyan runner Tari Al Shibli when he revealed his tattooed independence flag after winning international race.

Director: Mohannad Eissa

19. Tripoli Stories: Land of Men (2015)

5 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Libyan women had so many dreams post 2011 revolution. Whatever happened to them?

Director: Abo Khraisse Khalifa

20. Tripoli Stories: The Secret Room (2012)

5 min | Documentary, Short, Biography | Completed

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Caretaker for the national museum of Libya had to live the 12 months of anxiety and turbulence during the revolution not just at home to protect his family but also at work to protect the ... See full summary »

Director: Ibrahim Y. Shebani

21. Umm Ektanbo (2009)

Animation, Comedy, Family

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Umm Ektanbo is a Libyan comedian cartoon series that expresses daily funny stories of an old troublemaker woman called "Umm Ektanbo".

22. The Road (1975)

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Director: Yousef Shaaban Mohammed

23. Tripoli stories: The Mosque (2015)

5 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Post 2011 Libyan revolution, Tripoli saw a series of attacks by religious extremists damaging Sufi shrines such as the beautiful 18th century Ahmed Pasha Karamanli mosque.

Director: Farag Al-Sharif

24. One King card (2017)

9 min | Short, Action, Comedy | Completed

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Four militiamen are stuck in a building in the middle of a frontline, they decide to play a card game in which the person who is left with only king's card has to clear the first floor alone.

Director: Muhannad Lamin

25. Libyan stories: Mission Impossible (2015)

17 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Two young filmmakers are on a mission trying to break into the film industry but meanwhile it is Libya who is breaking down. How can they make films when the country is slowly sliding into civil war?

Director: Najmi Own

26. Pustinjska ladja (1976)

16 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Petar Lalovic

27. Lorsque le destin s'acharne (1972)

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Director: A. Zarrouk

28. Salam TV Promo (2019)

Short

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Director: Mert Ipek

29. Libyan stories: Dead End (2015)

9 min | Documentary, Short, History | Completed

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Libya's political chaos makes its territory a land of opportunity for human smugglers. Thousands of illegal migrants end up forgotten, in one of the 19 detention centers.

30. Libyan stories: Drifting (2015)

11 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Post Gaddafi, drifting cars become a national passion for young male Libyans. Mohamed loves his job in the BMW junkyard providing parts and mechanical advice to drifters. However the mix of... See full summary »

Director: Samer S. Omar


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