Arabic with English subtitles
Directed by Mohamed Kordofani
Nominee – Un Certain Regard Award – Cannes Film Festival
Nominee – Golden Camera – Cannes Film Festival
Winner – Un Certain Regard Award – Freedom Prize – Cannes Film Festival
Sudan’s official submission to the 96th Academy Awards!
Just before the secession of South Sudan, a married former singer from the north seeks
redemption for causing the death of a southern man by hiring his oblivious wife as her maid.
“Kordofani offers up wonderful snapshots, overviews and explanations of all the nuances of the
acute Sudanese situation of the time” – Cineuropa
“Kordofani proves that it is possible to bear witness to history in a place rarely depicted on
screen.” – Screen Daily