With Al Jazeera English (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. St. Louis Superman (2019)

28 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

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Bruce Franks Jr. is a 34-year-old battle rapper, Ferguson activist and state representative from St. Louis, Missouri. Known as Superman to his constituents, he is a political figure the ... See full summary »

Directors: Sami Khan, Smriti Mundhra | Stars: King Bruce Franks III, Bruce Franks Jr.

2. The Penalty (2018)

90 min | Documentary

6.6
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Three extraordinary people embark on journeys of recovery, discovery and rebellion and find themselves centre stage in the biggest capital punishment crisis in modern memory. The Penalty (... See full summary »

Directors: Will Francome, Will Francome, Mark Pizzey

Votes: 22

3. Al Jazeera English (2006– )

News, Sport, War

7.7
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Stars: Maryam Nemazee, Elizabeth Puranam, Shiulie Ghosh, Jared Levy

Votes: 69

4. The Snake Charmer (2017)

58 min | Documentary

9.3
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The Snake Charmer follows Khan on a journey through India's TV and Bollywood industry, as he attempts to change the way Indians perceive and treat women. From the set of Satyamev Jayate, ... See full summary »

Director: Nina Maria Pashalidou | Star: Aamir Khan

Votes: 19

5. The Fabulous Picture Show (2006–2011)

History, Talk-Show

7.1
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Stars: Amanda Palmer, Mohamed Al Daradji, Scandar Copti, Cherien Dabis

Votes: 31

6. The War in October (2013– )

Documentary, History, War

8.2
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Al Jazeera examines the three week Yom Kippur War in 1973 from which both Arabs and Israelis claimed to emerge victorious.

Votes: 11

7. The Gangster's Granny (2012 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: John Dickie

8. People and Power (2007– )

30 min | Documentary

6.2
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Al Jazeera's weekly investigative documentary program that looks at the use and abuse of power.

Stars: Max Keiser, Samah El Shahat, Juliana Ruhfus, Sorious Samura

Votes: 13

9. Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark (2011)

Not Rated | 51 min | Documentary

8.3
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As the "Arab Spring" protests for justice and democracy spread through the middle east in early 2011, people long repressed by the Bahrain monarchy spontaneously gathered at the central Pearl Square to join in the call for their rights.

Director: May Ying Welsh | Stars: Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

Votes: 76

10. Sudan's Forgotten Films (2017)

25 min | Documentary

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Benjamin and Awad run Sudan's national film archive. The two men, who have worked together for more than 40 years, are devoted to protecting their country's visual memories. Home to some ... See full summary »

11. Fault Lines (2009– )

30 min | Documentary, News

8.9
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Stars: Josh Rushing, Sebastian Walker, Anjali Kamat, Sharif Abdel Kouddous

Votes: 17

12. Dream Empire (2016)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary

7.2
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Yana's company uses actors to turn remote Chinese ghost towns into temporary "international booming cities," tricking visitors into buying overpriced property. But when the real estate ... See full summary »

Director: David Borenstein | Stars: Yana Yang, Jimmy, David Borenstein, Derk

Votes: 135

13. The Sanctions Hotel (2017)

48 min | Documentary

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An idealistic architect and an uncompromising designer have been engaged to turn Iran's largest historic house into an international luxury hotel, in a country crippled by sanctions, with ... See full summary »

Directors: Ladan Anoushfar, Damian Clarke

14. Kinshasa Makambo (2018)

75 min | Documentary

6.6
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Documentary about the Democratic Republic of Congo when Joseph Kabila sought a constitutional amendment that would allow him to be elected president for a third term. The film follows three protagonists of the resistance.

Director: Dieudo Hamadi

Votes: 32

15. Canned Dreams (2012)

75 min | Documentary, Drama

6.9
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Canned Dreams is a film about workers and their dreams on the journey of a canned food product.

Director: Katja Gauriloff | Stars: Lise Biskup, Neuci de Souza, Florentina Dumitru, Sebastian Laustsen

Votes: 362

16. 101 East (2006– )

25 min | Documentary, News

8.1
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Bold, untold stories from across Asia and the Pacific. Al Jazeera's in-depth, weekly current affairs programme from the world's most populated region.

Stars: Steve Chao, Drew Ambrose, Mary Ann Jolley, Karishma Vyas

Votes: 15

17. The Cafe (II) (2011– )

Talk-Show

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18. The Next Life (2011)

81 min | Documentary, Family

7.0
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In the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake, 5,335 students were killed. As China has one-child policy, the earthquake took away the only child of many families. This film is about a mother -Ye Hongmei ... See full summary »

Director: Jian Fan

Votes: 14

19. Valentino's Ghost: Why We Hate Arabs (2015)

100 min | Documentary

8.3
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VALENTINO'S GHOST: WHY WE HATE ARABS (2015) exposes how U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East is the driving force behind the mainstream media's portrayals of that region and its people, resulting in injustice, bigotry, hatred and wars.

Director: Michael Singh

Votes: 13

20. Sir David Frost: That Was the Life That Was (2013 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life of Sir David Frost as told by Stephen Fry. Featuring David Frost's three sons, his friends and the political figures who were interviewed by him, who also became his friends. The ... See full summary »

Director: Sally Norris | Stars: Stephen Fry, David Frost, Joan Bakewell, Andrew Marr

Votes: 8

21. Myanmar: An Unholy Alliance (2019)

Documentary

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Director: Fatima Lianes

22. 28UP South Africa (2013)

75 min | Documentary

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We re-visit the contributors who were 7 in South Africa in 1992, now 28 years old.

Directors: Angus Gibson, Jemma Jupp | Star: Sophie Okonedo

23. Waiting for Invasion (2016 TV Movie)

Documentary

8.3
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Just 25 years after gaining independence from Russia, Lithuania is facing occupation again. The airspace above the Baltic States is now one of the most dangerous in the world. In the face ... See full summary »

Director: Neringa Medutyte | Stars: Vlad Cernexov, Artiom Lukasuk, Alexsandr Marcenko, Viktor Mazur

Votes: 27

24. Into the Bank (2019)

72 min | Documentary | Post-production

A Swedish investment banker faces the compromises of modern day capitalism as he tries to push the big bank he works for in a more responsible direction.

Directors: Oscar Hedin, Eva Hillström

25. Identity & Exile: Al Jazeera Correspondent (2013 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Directors: Marie-Helene Carleton, Micah Garen

26. The Stream (2011– )

News

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Stars: Tommy Edison, Anushay Hossain, Sabrina Issa, Brian Lewis

27. The Lobby - USA (2018)

Documentary

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Stars: Ali Abunimah, Jacob Baime, Sagi Balasha, Omar Barghouti

28. Mustafa's Sweet Dreams (2012)

83 min | Documentary

7.3
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Director: Angelo Abazoglou

Votes: 22

29. Listening Post (2006– )

25 min | News

7.8
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Listening Post is Al Jazeera English's weekly media review show. It casts a critical eye over not just what gets reported, but how it's reported - covering the coverage of the news & analyzing global events through the prism of the media.

Stars: Richard Gizbert, Emily Feng, Megha Rajagopalan, Alim Seytoff

Votes: 6

30. The Playlist (2008–2009)

22 min | Music

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32. Frost on Satire (2010 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.5
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Stars: David Frost, Millicent Martin, Bernard Levin, Cyril Osborne

Votes: 15

33. Hollywood: Chronicle of an Empire (2014 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Stars: Hany Abu-Assad, Marwan Bishara, Tim Grierson, John Hillcoat

34. Witness (2007– )

Documentary, News

8.4
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Stars: Marion Barry Jr., Kevin Gonzales, Josh Rushing

Votes: 17

35. The Factory (II) (2012)

History

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Directors: Cristina Bocchialini, Ayman El Gazwy

36. The Cure: Doctors on Everest - Investigating Intensive Care (2013– )

25 min | Documentary

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A lack of oxygen in the body is a major cause of death in intensive care. Yet little is known about why some people die from the condition, known as hypoxia, while others survive. In this ... See full summary »

37. Dumping Ground (2009– )

23 min | Documentary

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Looks at the case against Trafigura who are accused of dumping toxic waste in Ivory Coast. Hundreds suffered side effects and Greenpeace say Trafigura knew the waste was toxic.

38. Broken Dreams: The Boeing 787 (2014 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.6
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Al Jazeera's investigative unit investigates problems with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

Director: Marc Shaffer | Star: Will Jordan

Votes: 9

39. The Master Barber of Berlin (2018)

25 min | Documentary

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A Palestinian barber puts his stamp on the German capital by transforming a rundown bus into a barbershop on wheels.

40. Broadband Bruce (2017)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: San San F. Young | Star: Bruce Buffalo

41. A Cold War Family Reunion (2018)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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A Native American tribe on the edge of the Arctic plans an island reunion with Russian relatives after decades of separation by US-Russian politics.

Director: Jonathan Schienberg

42. Al-Nakba (2008– )

192 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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Stars: David Ben-Gurion, Rawan Damen, Golda Meir, Eugene Rogan

Votes: 15

43. The Pain Inside (2013)

48 min | Documentary

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Leaving Israel either temporarily or for good had always been condemned by one aspect of the Zionist ideology, termed the "Negation of the Diaspora". However, around 13 percent of the ... See full summary »

Director: Charlotte Bruneau | Stars: Avner Gvaryahu, Sahar Vardi, Ruth Hiller, Shir Givoni

44. Kill All But the Crows (2016)

Documentary

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Directors: Zach Jama, Naashon Zalk

45. The Balfour Declaration: Seeds of Discord (2017)

Documentary

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Stars: Craig Buckingham, Ross Forder, Matt Townsend

46. Africa Investigates (2011– )

Documentary

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On a continent where investigative reporters face intimidation and beatings and where death threats are an occupational hazard, African journalists go undercover to find the wrongdoers and ... See full summary »

Stars: Anas Aremeyaw Anas, Sorious Samura, Rosemary Nwaebuni, Stanley Kwenda

47. Libya: Through the Fire (2011– )

47 min | Documentary

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A portrait of the city, and one of its sons, Mohammed al-Nabbous - the first person to broadcast from within Libya and report on events in English and Arabic. The character of Nabbous embodied the story of the Arab Spring.

48. The Curse of the Sands (2010)

History

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Directors: Cristina Bocchialini, Ayman El Gazwy

49. For Sardar: The Afghan Journalist (2016)

Documentary, Short

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Devastated by the murder of their best friend, Afghan journalist Esmat Kohsar and American reporter Courtney Body investigate the truth about what happened on the night of March 20, 2014.

Directors: Elizabeth Mirzaei, Gulistan Mirzaei | Stars: Sardar Ahmad, Courtney Body, Esmat Kohsar

50. Hip Hop Hijabis (2015)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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Two Muslim converts promoting women's rights through Hip Hop.

Director: Mette Reitzel


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