R | 116 min | Biography, Drama
In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur forms a half-baked plan to embed himself with the pirates of Somalia. He ultimately succeeds in providing the first close-up look into who these men are, how they live, and the forces that drive them.
Director: Bryan Buckley | Stars: Al Pacino, Melanie Griffith, Evan Peters, Philip Ettinger
103 min | Drama
Shortly after Muzamil was born, the village's holy man predicts that he will die at age 20. Muzamil's father can't stand the curse and leaves home. Sakina raises her son as a single mother, overly protective. One day, Muzamil turns 19.
Director: Amjad Abu Alala | Stars: Islam Mubarak, Mustafa Shehata, Moatasem Rashed, Mahmoud Alsarraj
93 min | Documentary
Four older Sudanese filmmakers with passion for film battle to bring cinema-going back to Sudan, not without resistance. Their 'Sudanese Film Club' have decided to revive an old cinema, and again draw attention to Sudanese film history.
Director: Suhaib Gasmelbari | Stars: Manar Al Hilo, Suleiman Ibrahim, Altayeb Mahdi, Ibrahim Shaddad
1,290 min | Biography, History, War
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Stars: Rasheed Assaf, Basem Yakhoor, Asaad Fedda, Najah Safkouni
97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a mysterious train accident forces a man to change his plans, he is confronted with a series of choices. Each decision he makes leads to a different scenario, each one filmed by a different director with a different cast.
Directors: Xavier Agudo, Tony Pietra Arjuna, Ryan Bajornas, Surya Balakrishnan, Nicola Barnaba, Petras Baronas, Juliane Block, Ian Bonner, Julia Caiuby, Gregory Cattell, Diane Cheklich, Vicky Choromidou, Hesam Dehghani, Todd Felderstein, Ingrid Franchi, Yango Gonzalez, Vania Ivanova, Yosef Khouwes, George Korgianitis, Joycelyn Lee, Craig Lines, Athanasia Michopoulou, Isazaly Mohd Isa, Daniel Montoya, Omer Moutasim, Marc Oberdorfer, Tiago P. de Carvalho, Aditya Pawar, Kevin Rumley, Andrés Sandoval, Guillem Serrano, Marty Shea, Nitye Sood, Amirah M. Tajdin, Dzenan Tarakcija, Adrian Tudor, John Versical, Kresna D. Wicaksana, Rafael Yoshida | Stars: Patrick Gorman, Judith Hoersch, Yoann Sover, Shirin Esmaeeli
85 min | Documentary
A documentary that exposes the genocide raging in Darfur, Sudan as seen through the eyes of a former U.S. marine who returns home to make the story public.
Directors: Ricki Stern, Anne Sundberg | Stars: Nicholas Kristof, Brian Steidle
Votes: 1,536 | Gross: $0.13M
80 min | Documentary
Farmland - the new green gold. Hoping for export revenues, Ethiopia's government leases millions of hectares of farmland to foreign investors. But the dream of prosperity has a dark side ... See full summary »
Director: Joakim Demmer
78 min | Comedy, Romance
A Kasha is a universal offbeat love story set in a time of civil war - but the war is in Sudan and it is happening right now. We follow Adnan, an AK47-loving rebel, his long-suffering love ... See full summary »
Director: Hajooj Kuka | Stars: Abdallah Alnur, Ganja Chakado, Ekram Marcus, Kamal Ramadan
A delicate exploration of the highs and lows of intimacy between Leila and Ibrahim, a loving couple, as they deliberate the difficult decisions surrounding conception and parenthood.
Director: Marwa Zein | Stars: Yasmin Raeis, Amro Saleh
75 min | Documentary, Sport
A group of exceptional young ladies in Khartoum are determined to play football professionally. They are prepared to defy the ban imposed by Sudan's Islamic Military government and they ... See full summary »
Director: Marwa Zein | Stars: Elham Balatone, Nedal Fadlallah, Fatma Gaddal, Sara Jubara
71 min | Documentary
No Parents. No Food. No Future. Stranded in Sub-Saharan Africa, orphaned by an AIDS epidemic, thousands of children are left on their own, in need of a shepherd to save them.
Director: Mike Wargo | Stars: Tonny Agondeze, Jacinto Amandua, Crispus Asasira, George Bazaire
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, Adventure, Romance
It was the start of a brand new life, but Tom Allen's dream journey takes an unlikely detour when he falls in love with an Iranian-Armenian girl.
Directors: James W. Newton, Tom Allen | Stars: Tom Allen, Andrew Welch
19 min | Short, Crime, Drama
A displaced child gets involved in crime with an older thief. Will this be his last burglary?
Director: Mohamed Kordofani | Stars: Mohamed Abdalla, Khaled Abu Ashara, Omer Ahmed, Abdalla Alamin
14 min | Short, Drama
A camel operating a sesame mill reflecting on existence.
Director: Ibrahim Shaddad
88 min | Documentary
The story of the sinking of the Italian WWII submarine 'Macalle' off an island in the Red Sea, the survival of all but one of its crew, and the 78 year-effort to bring back to Italy the remains of the only sailor to die in the sinking.
Director: Ricardo Preve
80 min | Documentary, Adventure, History
In 1928, Lady Heath became the first person to fly solo from Cape Town to London. Eighty-five years later, Tracey Curtis-Taylor sets out in a vintage biplane to retrace her flight. Her ... See full summary »
Director: Annette Porter | Stars: James Bevan, Tracey Curtis-Taylor, Kate Silverton, Bill Sykes
34 min | Short, Drama
When he makes a mistake that sends his family into a financial crunch, Faisal abandons his dreams of American university to work on a chicken farm.
Director: Bentley Brown | Stars: Ramey Dawoud, Yassir Dirar, Azmi Abusam, Troy Smith
51 min | Documentary
Following decided explorers BUDAPEST INFERNO reveals the never before seen underground wonders of the Hungarian capital and the deepest secrets of evolution.
Directors: Gergely Balázs, Balázs Lerner
68 min | Documentary, War
The story of the people of the Blue Nile and Nuba Mountains in Sudan, showing how they deal with civil war. Traditionally music has always been part of daily life in these areas, but now, it has a new role in a society challenge by war.
Director: Hajooj Kuka
78 min | Drama, History, Romance
The film is set a hundred years back in the eastern part of Sudan in a place of total isolation. Tajouj is the beautiful cousin of a young tribal man who is deeply in love with her. He ... See full summary »
Director: Gadalla Gubara
113 min | Drama
The film denounces the popular practice of witchcraft. Some impostors are able to deceive the villagers into believing that their Sheikh had murdered one of his disciples after discovering ... See full summary »
Director: Gadalla Gubara | Stars: Mohamed Khaïri Ahmed, Makki Sanada, Awad Seddik
25 min | Documentary
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 »
87 min | Documentary
In Pursuit of Peace follows four Canadians on the front lines of international peace initiatives - in South Sudan, Turkey, Congo and Iraq. We experience the challenges of their work, ... See full summary »
Director: Garry Beitel
51 min | Documentary, News, War
After 60 years of civil war, the Republic of South Sudan has emerged as the world's youngest nation. The World's Youngest Nation: South Sudan, filmed on location in the Republic of South ... See full summary »
Director: Viktor Pesenti
7 min | Short, Comedy
Bakr has made a life-changing decision that will soon turn his world upside down - he has decided to become vegan. Little does he know that his newly founded decision is going to shake the ... See full summary »
Director: Khalid Salim | Star: Mohanad Masoud
32 min | Short, Drama
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Director: Ibrahim Shaddad | Stars: Khatab H. Ahmed, A. Gadir Daoud, Mariam M. Eltayeb, Mohd A. Gorani
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, War
An unflinching and poetic glimpse into a forgotten war, MADINA'S DREAM tells the story of rebels and refugees fighting to survive in Sudan's Nuba Mountains. After decades of civil war, ... See full summary »
Director: Andrew Berends
27 min | Short, Drama
Sudanese filmmaker, Ibrahim Shaddad provides a dramatic and powerful account of the trials and tribulations of a Sudanese villager in an alien, large city. Shot entirely without dialogue, ... See full summary »
Director: Ibrahim Shaddad | Stars: Mohamed M. Ali, Nasir El Tayeb, Fatin A. Magid, El Rashid Ahmed Issa Umayma
52 min | Documentary
The film builds up a portrait of a great Sudanese film-maker, Gadalla Gubara. At eighty-seven, he is one of the pioneers of cinema in Africa. He has recently lost his sight but still ... See full summary »
Director: Frederique Cifuentes | Star: Gadalla Gubara
Not Rated | 55 min | Drama
Grace Surpasses is a story about perseverance in a country where peace is an ancient relic and hope is a dangerous luxury. With nowhere to hide, each new day brings the potential for danger... See full summary »
Director: Coury Deeb | Stars: Daniel Door Abraham, Angelina Abuy, Mary Achok, Marko Deng
52 min | Comedy, Drama
After her family found her talking to neighbor's son Lubani, young Emelia was humiliated by her family and then forced to marry him, but Lubani's family refuses. Thrown out of the house she... See full summary »
Director: Bebe Pix | Stars: Safe Bashir, Alex Bidal Charles, West Patawa Charles, Oliver Michael Clement
112 min | Drama
For his first feature film in many years, the legendary filmmaker from Sudan has chosen to adapt Victor Hugo's classic novel Les Miserables for an African audience in the Arab language. The... See full summary »
Director: Gadalla Gubara | Star: Gamal Hassan
15 min | Short, Drama
Derweesh suddenly finds himself culturally conflicted when his only daughter turns 18. The thought of his daughter having a boyfriend brings up aspects of his Sudanese culture that until now he thought he had left behind.
Director: Sadam Siddig | Stars: Mohamed Terwis, Ester Kieft, Mohamed Almujtaba Mussa, Siza
62 min | Documentary, Drama, War
When tribal feuds ignite a firestorm of violence, three surgeons unite for peace. Francis grew up with little schooling during the Sudanese Civil War. Ajak is a Lost Boy who has returned to... See full summary »
Directors: Jon Michael Shink, Michael Skinner | Stars: Ajak Abraham, Francis Gai, Glenn Geelhoed
9 min | Short
Mary loves John, but she was forced to marry a wealthy man instead. A meeting with her lover has fatal consequences.
Director: Simon Bingo | Stars: Simon Bingo, Mary Yangi Philip, Stephen Doker, Sarah Kindu
68 min | Documentary, History, News
A documentary on the ecological consequences of warfare in Bosnia, Sudan and Iraq.
Directors: Alice And Lincoln Day, Lincoln Day, Alice T. Days, Lincoln H. Days | Star: Robert K. Musil
18 min | Documentary, Short
Gubara was proud of the first color film in African cinema, which attempts to give an African response to the city symphony genre by capturing disparate images of daily life in Khartoum and... See full summary »
Director: Gadalla Gubara
40 min | Documentary | Completed
The Dawn Will Break is the never-been-told story of the 'Lost Girls of Sudan' and the extraordinary women who saved them from genocide and hopelessness.
Director: David Alexander
47 min | Documentary, Biography, News
Ellen Ratner, the award-winning journalist and philanthropist, defies easy description but never shies away from lending a strong opinion as a fierce advocate of free speech and social justice.
Director: Barbara Kopple
24 min | Documentary, Short
Although perhaps without foresight, Gubara seemingly set out to capture a historic picture of a city that today has completely vanished. He reveals to us the livelier place that Khartoum ... See full summary »
Director: Gadalla Gubara
49 min | Documentary, Drama, Family
An ordinary man from Canada returns to Sudan after twenty-one years of exile. Everything changed.
Director: Mazin Elsadig
19 min | Documentary, Short, Drama
Jina Keji, a brilliant twelve-year-old girl from South Sudan, is the primary caretaker of five younger siblings and a sickly grandmother. Three times a day, Jina makes a two-mile circuit to... See full summary »
Director: Shawn Small
90 min | Drama, Music, Musical
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Director: Anwar Hashim | Stars: Salah Bin Albadia, Somaya El Alfy, Alfadel Sae'ed, Omar Abdulaziz
15 min | Documentary, Short, War
The true story of a young man's personal struggle in Sudan's war torn Blue Nile State.
Director: Viktor Pesenti
82 min | Documentary
A Sudanese immigrant to the UK returns to her homeland to understand why the seemingly racially harmonious country of her memories has become the scene of one of the worst instances of ethnic cleansing in recent history.
Director: Taghreed Elsanhouri