Sudan (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating
The Pirates of Somalia (2017)
6.7
54 metascore

The Pirates of Somalia (2017)

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

Votes: 8,385

You Will Die at 20 (2019)

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

Votes: 635

Talking About Trees (2019)

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

Votes: 561

Qamar Bani Hashem (2008)

1,290 min | Biography, History, War

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Stars: Rasheed Assaf, Basem Yakhoor, Asaad Fedda, Najah Safkouni

Votes: 5

Train Station (I) (2015)

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

Votes: 143

The Devil Came on Horseback (2007)
7.7
78 metascore

The Devil Came on Horseback (2007)

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

Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas (2017)

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

Votes: 72

aKasha (2018)

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

Votes: 45

One week, Two days! (2016)

Short, Drama

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

Khartoum Offside (2019)

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

Votes: 24

Road to Hope (2015)

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

Votes: 6

Janapar (2012)

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

Votes: 175

Nyerkuk (2016)

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

Votes: 10

Jamal (1981)

14 min | Short, Drama

A camel operating a sesame mill reflecting on existence.

Director: Ibrahim Shaddad

Votes: 8

Coming Home (III) (2019)

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

The Aviatrix (2015)

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

Votes: 16

Faisal Goes West (2012)

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

Votes: 37

Budapest inferno: The Secret of the Molnar Janos Cave (2017 TV Movie)

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

Votes: 11

Beats of the Antonov (2014)

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

Votes: 143

The Station (1989)

16 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Eltayeb Mahdi

Tajouj (1977)

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

Votes: 15

The Sheikh's Blessing (1998)

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

Votes: 7

The Dislocation of Amber (1975)

32 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Hussein Shariffe

Sudan's Forgotten Films (2017)

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 »

In Pursuit of Peace (2015)

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

Votes: 7

The World's Youngest Nation: South Sudan (2012)

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

Veganize it! (2015)

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

The Rope (1984)

32 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Ibrahim Shaddad | Stars: Khatab H. Ahmed, A. Gadir Daoud, Mariam M. Eltayeb, Mohd A. Gorani

Madina's Dream (2015)

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

Votes: 9

Human Being (1994)

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

Votes: 25

Cinema in Sudan: Conversations with Gadalla Gubara (2008 Video)

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

Grace Surpasses (2011)

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

Forced Marriage (2018)

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

Les misérables (2007)

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

Number 12 (2013)

9 min | Short

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Director: Mosaab Fadul

The dogs' shitter (2019)

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

We Are the Ones (2015)

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

Votes: 6

Dowry of Life (2013)

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

Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives; The Environmental Footprint of War (2008)

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

Votes: 15

Song of Khartoum (1955)

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

The Dawn Will Break (2018)

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

A Force of Nature (2011)

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

Khartoum (1960)

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

Welcome Back (I) (2011)

49 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

An ordinary man from Canada returns to Sudan after twenty-one years of exile. Everything changed.

Director: Mazin Elsadig

Votes: 6

Ru (Water is Life) (2012)

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

Votes: 5

Eyes Journey (1983)

90 min | Drama, Music, Musical

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Director: Anwar Hashim | Stars: Salah Bin Albadia, Somaya El Alfy, Alfadel Sae'ed, Omar Abdulaziz

Native Land

Drama | Announced

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Stars: Jeff Kober, Antonio David Lyons

Blue Denial (2013)

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

All About Darfur (2005)

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

Votes: 20

Mother Unknown (2009)

49 min | Documentary

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Director: Taghreed Elsanhouri | Stars: Zaynab Badraldeen, Maya Daas

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