Movies and TV Shows like A Balloon for Allah (2011)

Browse our definitive list of the best movies or TV series most similar to the 2011 movie A Balloon for Allah starring Nefise Özkal Lorentzen.

Updated: 4th Jul, 2022

A Balloon for Allah

6.9 / 10

Released: 2011

When the Norwegian-Turkish filmmaker Nefise Özkal Lorentzen was little, she used to send letters to Allah by balloon. Now she wants to send a new balloon to change the role of women…

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Shadows of a Leader: Qaddafi's Female Bodyguards

8.8 / 10

Released: 2004

Ms. Ajami's ambitious documentary takes a fascinating look inside one of the Mid-East's most unusual military units, Libya's elite female military corps assigned to guard the country's supreme leader, Mohmmar Qaddafi. The…

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AlRawabi School for Girls

7.4 / 10

Released: 2021

When Mariam is bullied in her all-girls high school, she gathers a group of outcasts; together they plot the perfect revenge to get back at their tormentors and send the students and…

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A Place of Truth

N/A / 10

Released: 2013

A street poet's journey begins in her hometown. Heartbroken from an ended relationship, she heads to New Mexico to heal. With only $60, she finds a ride to San Francisco and meets…

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Phoenix Rising

6.9 / 10

Released: 2022

Actress and activist Evan Rachel Wood takes her experience as a survivor of domestic violence to pursue justice, heal generational trauma, and reclaim her story in a culture that instinctively blames women.…

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Klondike: The Quest for Gold

6.2 / 10

Released: 2003–

As seen on PBS comes this new "living history" series about eight "average people" (7 men and one women) who volunteer to relive an adventure. The epic 1200 kilometer journey by the…

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But I'm a Cheerleader

6.7 / 10

Released: 1999

Megan is an all-American girl. She's a cheerleader and has a boyfriend, but she doesn't like kissing him very much, and she's pretty tactile with her cheerleader friends, and she only has…

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A Secret Love

7.9 / 10

Released: 2020

Falling in love in 1947, two women -- Pat Henschel and pro baseball player Terry Donahue -- begin a 65-year journey of love and overcoming prejudice.

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A Sinner in Mecca

4.5 / 10

Released: 2015

For a gay filmmaker, filming in Saudi Arabia presents two serious challenges: filming is forbidden in the country and homosexuality is punishable by death. For filmmaker Parvez Sharma, however, these were risks…

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Waiting for August

7.1 / 10

Released: 2014

Georgiana is turning fifteen this winter. She lives with her six siblings in a social housing condo on the outskirts of Bacau (Romania). Their mother Liliana, an economic migrant in Torino, will…

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