Movie buffs are always looking for a way to watch movies for free whether it is African or American. Most people have gotten used to the idea of paying a small fee to watch African movies on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Demand Africa, or the Nigerian site IRokotv. If you find the streaming services we have listed too expensive, then there are other ways to watch African movies that do not cost you anything.
The sites we have listed in this article are both free and safe. You don’t have to go to sites that will harm your device or that are illegal just because you need to watch movies for free. Many of these websites have free movie apps but you can also watch directly in the browser. You can choose to register with them or download their apps and you are ready to watch movies legally without paying anything. Watch free full-length movies from beginning to end that sometimes come with a few commercial interruptions.
African documentaries such as ‘Senegalese Women’ and ‘Sewing Hope’ are available for free on SnagFilms. It has a simple user interface and advertisements are few. There are plenty of high-quality movies to stream. Most of the African movies on SnagFilms are in English and you will not find subtitles when using this platform. If you chose to, you can download the SnagFilms app for your convenience. The videos load very quickly, but some of them are also low-quality since everyone is allowed to upload videos there.
From ‘Senegalese Women’ – a documentary on SnagFilms
The American site TubiTV has a number of good African movies, series, and documentaries including titles like ‘Silver Rain’ and ‘Mekonen’. Most of them are free to stream, while some will come at a small charge. The service offers high definition streaming, and the quality will not disappoint you.
TubiTV offers many interesting titles for free – both African and American
If you search Internet Archive for African movies, you will get over 24 000 different results, most of which are Nigerian. This Wayback machine is a public domain so the African movies on Internet Archive are free to watch and download. There are African movies from almost every year back to the 1900s.
There are Nigerian movies from the 90s’ available on Internet Archive