Most Popular Titles With Primary Country of Origin Sudan


1. Akasha (2018)

78 min

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2. Beats of the Antonov (2014)

68 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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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: 106

3. Rihlat eyoun (1983)

90 min | Drama, Music, Musical

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

4. The Art of Flight (2005)

Not Rated | 68 min | Documentary

8.0
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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

Votes: 21

5. Finding Freedom (2017)

80 min | Documentary | Completed

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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

6. Number 12 (2013)

9 min | Short

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Director: Mosaab Fadul

7. All About Darfur (2005)

82 min | Documentary

6.4
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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: 18

8. Les misérables (2007)

112 min | Drama

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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

9. Insan (1994)

27 min | Short, Drama

6.7
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Director: Ibrahim Shaddad | Stars: Mohamed M. Ali, Nasir El Tayeb, Fatin A. Magid, El Rashid Ahmed Issa Umayma

Votes: 12

10. Khartoum (1960)

24 min | Documentary, Short

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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

11. The Rope (1984)

Short, Drama

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Director: Ibrahim Shaddad

12. Tajouj (1977)

78 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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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: 11

13. Think About It (2014)

Documentary

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Director: John Kaylin

14. Veganize it! (2015)

7 min | Short, Comedy

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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

15. Ba Ne Jek Mal (2014)

25 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

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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

16. Wani and His Vision (2013)

6 min | Short

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Many young South Sudanese work as Boda-Boda (motorcycle) drivers, as other jobs are not available. Wani is one of them driving customers from place to place. He however, aims for more and slowly works his way to achieve his dream.

Director: Ochan Hannington

17. In Search of Hip Hop (2010)

11 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Issraa El-Kogali

18. Shokran, Toni (2012)

12 min | Documentary, Drama | Completed

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In September 2011 the novelist Toni Morrison published a letter as a reflection to a Youtube video of a Sudanese woman being lashed for an unknown moral crime. The director and her friends ... See full summary »

Director: Nahid Toubia | Stars: Grace Angela Henry, Fatima Algabbani

19. Sittana (2010)

16 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Gihan Eltahir

20. Le voyage des yeux (1984)

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Director: Anouar Hachem

21. Grace Surpasses (2011)

Not Rated | 55 min | Drama

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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

22. Decide (2013)

11 min | Short

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Pitia prefers to go for a drink with his friends rather than attending school - until something terrible happens. Pitia now has to make up his mind...

Director: Alex Taban | Stars: Isaac Charles, Alex Taban, Emmanuel George, Alex Joseph

23. Mercy Beyond Borders (2011)

21 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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As South Sudan prepares to become the world's newest country, people struggle to survive in some of the harshest conditions imaginable. The war with the north has taken a brutal toll, with ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Jenkins

24. Khartoum 1960 (1960)

24 min | Documentary, Short

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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

25. Dowry of Life (2013)

9 min | Short

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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

26. Song of Khartoum (1955)

18 min | Documentary, Short

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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

27. Sudan's Forgotten Films (2017)

25 min | Documentary

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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 »

28. Orange Tint (2010)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Areej Zarrouq

29. Hopes and Dreams (1969)

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Director: Rachid Mehdi

30. The Rabbaba Man (2011)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Mario Mabor

31. The Dislocation of Amber (1975)

32 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Hussein Shariffe

32. Rough Cut (I) (2011)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Alyaa Sirelkhatim

33. Circumcized (2000)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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The elder filmmaker makes a strong statement against the practices of circumcision as they performed around Africa and particularly Sudan. The film is typical of the later Gubara films ... See full summary »

Director: Gadalla Gubara

34. We Who Remain (2017)

15 min | Documentary

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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

35. Mother Unknown (2009)

49 min | Documentary

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

36. Cinema Behind Bars (2013)

30 min | Short

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Director: Bahaeldin Ibrahim | Star: Lossy Indrawss

37. Wrestling in Yida (2016 Video)

9 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

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Sudanese refugees battle in weekly wrestling matches, as they also fight for survival at the Yida Refugee Camp in South Sudan.

Director: Joe Benson

38. Nyerkuk (2016)

19 min | Short, Crime, Drama

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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

Votes: 8

39. Barakat Al-Sheikh (1998)

113 min | Drama

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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

Votes: 6

40. Mabruk Alik (1974)

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Director: Jad-Allah Jabara

41. Sudanna al Habib (2012)

92 min | Documentary

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Director: Taghreed Elsanhouri | Stars: Sadiq Al-Mahdi, Hassan Al-Turabi, Amira Alteraify, Pagan Amum

42. Clash of Cultures (2013)

7 min | Short

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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

43. Baobab (2011)

11 min | Animation, Short, Drama

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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

Votes: 8

44. Darfur's Skeleton (2009)

Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary

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The rarely discussed topic of the affects of the Darfur conflict (2003-present) on the environment is the axis around which the 3 main stories of this documentary revolve. A story of the ... See full summary »

Director: Hisham Haj Omar

45. Angelo (2013)

9 min | Short

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At the "Friendship Association for Child Protection" Angelo devotes himself to street children in Juba. He supports them medically, teaches them and tries to enable them to take their lives... See full summary »

Director: Joice John Thomas



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