Kafi's Story


Kafi's Story

Arthur HowesSudan – 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.

Original Title Kafi's Story
German Title Kafi's Story
French Title Kafi's Story
Other Titles Kafi's Story
Directed by Arthur Howes
Country Sudan
Available Formats
Screenplay Amy Hardie and Arthur Howes
Production Amy Hardie and Arthur Howes
Runtime 53 Min.
Language Nuba

Joris Ivens Award - Amesterdam Int. Documentary Film Festival; BBC BP Expo Documentary Award; Special Mention of the Jury - Mexico; Basil Wright Prize R.A.I. Festival of Ethnography; American Visual Anthropology Award


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