R | 116 min | Biography, Drama
Jay Bahadur still lives in his parents' basement in Toronto over a year after college. He gets an advice: skip journalism school and go somewhere crazy. Dec. 6, 2008 he flies to Somalia to ask the pirates: Why? He returns 6 months later.
Director: Bryan Buckley | Stars: Evan Peters, Al Pacino, Melanie Griffith, Barkhad Abdi
90 min | Documentary
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Director: Suhaib Gasmelbari | Stars: Suleiman Ibrahim, 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, 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, Tony Pietra, 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, Daymon Britton
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
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
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
60 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance
Colin, born in Bermuda, is feral. Hell deep in a life of drugs, jail, and sexual perversion, Colin falls in love with Hedi, who is hell deep in spiritual perfectionism, legalism and ... See full summary »
Directors: Fawn Parish, Joey Parish
Drama | Post-production
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Director: Amjad Abu Alala | Stars: Mazin Ahmed, Mahmoud Alsarraj, Mohamed Khalil, Talal Afifi
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 »
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
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
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
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
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
1,290 min | Biography, History, War
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Stars: Rasheed Assaf, Basem Yakhoor, Asaad Fedda, Najah Safkouni
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
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
15 min | Documentary
We Who Remain is a immersive live action documentary that shows life during the fighting season of one of the longest ongoing wars in the world.
Directors: Trevor Snapp, Sam Wolson
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
27 min | Short, Drama
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Director: Ibrahim Shaddad | Stars: Mohamed M. Ali, Nasir El Tayeb, Fatin A. Magid, El Rashid Ahmed Issa Umayma
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: Khaled Abu Ashara, Tariq Fakhreldin, Ahmed Sid Ahmed
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
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
52 min | Comedy, Drama
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Director: Bebe Pix | Stars: Safe Bashir, Alex Bidal Charles, West Patawa Charles, Oliver Michael Clement
80 min | Documentary | Completed
Tormented by a tortured past and isolated from his family for more than twenty years, William Akoi Mawwin returns to his homeland in an attempt to reclaim his life and expose the brutal system that enslaved him.
Director: Edward Ashhurst | Stars: Edward Ashhurst, William Akoi Mawwin
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
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
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
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
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
49 min | Documentary
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Director: Taghreed Elsanhouri | Stars: Zaynab Badraldeen, Maya Daas
33 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Nyuol Tong is a South Sudanese-born student at Duke University, and founder of SELFSudan, an American based non-profit dedicated to bringing education to South Sudan. Inspired by his own ... See full summary »
Directors: Erik Lohr, Andrew Schoneberger
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
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
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
92 min | Documentary
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Director: Taghreed Elsanhouri | Stars: Sadiq Al-Mahdi, Hassan Al-Turabi, Amira Alteraify, Pagan Amum
18 min | Short, Action
Mazin is a boy who his mother died in his early life, and has been deceived by extremist groups.
Director: Hosam Omer | Stars: Mugahid Taj Elsir, Babiker Mubarak, Hosam Omer, Mohamed Omer
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
49 min | Documentary, Drama, Family
An ordinary man from Canada returns to Sudan after twenty-one years of exile. Everything changed.
Director: Mazin Elsadig
37 min | Documentary, Adventure, History
Peace is in sight in the New South Sudan.
Director: Jordan Campbell | Stars: Michelle Bar-Evan, Jordan Campbell, Alan Crandall, Julie Crandall
32 min | Short, Drama
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Director: Ibrahim Shaddad | Stars: Khatab H. Ahmed, A. Gadir Daoud, Mariam M. Eltayeb, Mohd A. Gorani
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
11 min | Animation, Short, Drama
Under the Baobab tree, Africa's tree of life, a parting father writes a letter to his son in diaspora, reminding him of the values he taught him, asking him to pass them on to his children ... See full summary »
Director: Amin Albahari | Star: Amin Albahari
25 min | Documentary, Short, Drama
James finds a book with no words and decides to become a great writer what he discovers along the way is the value of friendship.
Director: Sean Patrick Fahey | Stars: James Gakjang Malual, Theresa Nyahon Boin