Netflix announces 'Made in Africa' collection

Queen Sono Africa
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Netflix has curated a list of African series, films and documentaries to celebrate Africa Month and demonstrate the company's commitment to the continent and its creative community.  

Available globally, the list includes over 100 titles with older films and Netflix originals like South Africa's series Queen Sono and the upcoming Blood & Water. 

In addition, films either predominantly or completely filmed on the continent will also feature as part of the celebration. 

  • Jerusalema
  • King of Boys
  • Lionheart
  • Mokalik
  • Tsotsi
  • Uncovered
  • The Wedding Party
  • Tjovitjo
  • Castle and Castle
  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
  • Azali
  • Potato Potahto
  • Joy

"This Africa Month, we're excited to celebrate African stories and storytellers. This collection includes Queen Sono - our first Netflix original series - and as well as films like Catching Feelings, Chief Daddy, 93 Days, Merry Men," said Ben Amadasun, Director of Licensing and Co-productions for Africa at Netflix.

"We hope that by making these 'Made in Africa' titles easily available we will help ensure they are watched Around the world."

The Made in Africa collection is now available on Netflix at

Leila Stein

Leila Stein is an experienced multimedia journalist and content producer with a special interest in data journalism. she is skilled in news writing, editing, online writing and multimedia content production and have a Bachelor of Journalism  from Rhodes University and an Honours in Historical Studies from University of Cape Town.