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Sudan

3 trigon movies
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Films by Amjad Abu Alala

You Will Die At 20

Amjad Abu Alala – 2019

Sudan, province of Aljazira, nowadays - When Muzamil was born, a prophecy by the holy man of the village predicts that he will die when he is 20 years old. Muzamil’s father cannot stand the doom and travels away from home. Sakina, as a single mother, raises her son with over protection. One day, Muzamil turns 19. More

Films by Arthur Howes

Nuba Conversations

Arthur Howes – 2000

Ten years after shooting Kafi's Story, British filmmaker Arthur Howes reentered the Sudan clandestinely to find out what had happened to the Nuba of Torogi.Everywhere, he encountered the face of jihad, or holy war. For example, a remarkable television program, Fields of Sacrifice, celebrates that week's casualties in the war against the Nuba and features family members thanking Allah for having taken their sons and brothers as martyrs. More

Kafi's Story

Arthur Howes – 1989

Shot between 1986 and 1988, Kafi's Story captures Nuba life at the moment before it was engulfed in the Sudanese civil war. Kafi, a young man from the Nuba Mountains in Sudan, is one of the first to travel north to the capital city Khartoum in search of money. Only when he has money can he buy the cloth for a dress and so marry a second wife. More