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, Bonna Khalid
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, Evan Peters, Melanie Griffith, Barkhad Abdi
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
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: 1,546 | Gross: $0.13M
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
1,290 min | Biography, History, War
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Stars: Rashid Assaf, Basem Yakhoor, Asaad Fedda, Najah Safkouni
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
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
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
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 | 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
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
20 min | Short, Drama
An arranged marriage in a cotton-farming village in Sudan. Does 15-year-old Nafisa have a choice?
Director: Suzannah Mirghani | Stars: Mihad Murtada, Rabeha Mohammed Mahmoud, Mohammed Magdi Hassan, Haram Basher
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
Short, Fantasy, Romance
Serotonin explores themes including solitude and memory, through the eyes of the main character as he goes about his daily life in Khartoum. It is a beautifully shot, visually rich and poetic, dreamlike piece of cinema.
Director: Shehab Satti | Stars: Ayman Alsagh, Edreso, Mahmoud Hassan, Weam Shawgi
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
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
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
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
14 min | Short, Drama
A camel operating a sesame mill reflecting on existence.
Director: Ibrahim Shaddad
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
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
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
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
15 min | Short, Drama | Completed
A spirited young village boy must learn the painful truth behind his grandfather's fortune, and another farmer's inevitable demise.
Director: Hashim Hassan
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 »
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
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
22 min | Drama, Romance
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Stars: Abeer AlSheikh, Hassan Kasala, Ibrahim Nagi
7 min | Short
Since independence, more and more young South Sudanese from all over the world have returned to their country. Conflict among them is inevitable.
Director: Mary Kadi Manoah | Stars: Stella Konga, Alice Barengow, Macqueline Paul, Winnie Joseph
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
49 min | Documentary, Drama, Family
An ordinary man from Canada returns to Sudan after twenty-one years of exile. Everything changed.
Director: Mazin Elsadig
16 min | Documentary, Short
More than 65 cinemas were closed thirty years ago, and more than 100 years in the film industry without films, this documentary about the history of cinema in Sudan after recent successes in the independent film industry.
Director: Shehab Satti
76 min | Documentary, Adventure, War
Mick Ebeling, a father of three, is incited when he reads an article of a Sudanese boy whose arms were blown off during a bombing of a civilian village. Ebeling hosts a 'Maker Weekend' at ... See full summary »
Directors: Mick Ebeling, Caskey Ebeling | Star: Mick Ebeling
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
Not Rated | 68 min | Documentary
The Art Of Flight is a guerrilla documentary that was shot illegally in Egypt on camcorders and a laptop. This feature-length film tells the story of three people - a refugee from southern ... See full summary »
Director: Davin Anders Hutchins | Stars: Mr. Cool, The Cowboy, Davin Anders Hutchins, Jere Maluk
10 min | Documentary, Short, Drama
This documentary video shot in South Sudan is both a work of and commentary upon cultural exploitation. It is a self-consciously 'cinematic' recreation of a journey through a land plagued ... See full summary »
Director: Patrick Kennelly
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
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
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
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
24 min | Short, Crime, Drama
This film intends to present a fictionalized version of real life experiences of those who have suffered from the practice of Female Genital Mutilation. It questions the role of every ... See full summary »
13 min | Documentary, Short | Completed
This film is about the humanitarian situation in South Sudan, and a man named Joseph who lost his family home in the war and is now on a mission to help his people.
Stars: Mark Walker, Bobby Davidson
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