2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Madina's Dream

Monday, March 16
3:45PM - 5:05PM

Alamo Lamar A
1120 S Lamar Blvd

After decades of civil war, South Sudan achieved its independence from Sudan in 2011. But inside Sudan, the conflict continues. Sudan’s government employs aerial bombings and starvation warfare against the inhabitants of the Nuba Mountains. Hundreds of thousands of civilians have fled to refugee camps in South Sudan or remain trapped in the war zone. Eleven- year -old Madina and countless others dream of a brighter future for the Nuban people.

Section: Documentary Competition
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: USA
Language: Sudanese Arabic with Subtitles
Year: 2014
Runtime: 80min

Director: Andrew Berends

Producer: Andrew Berends,

Cinematographer: Andrew Berends

Editor: Ashley Jenkins

Music: Stephen Barton

Additional Credits: Associate Producer: Alessandra Bellizia, Development Producer: Mariah Wilson


Andrew Berends’ most recent film, Delta Boys, explores the militancy in the oil-rich Niger Delta, and received support from Sundance, Gucci/Tribeca and Cinereach. Berends received the IDA “Courage Under Fire” award for The Blood of My Brother, and his film When Adnan Comes Home was awarded “Best Documentary” at the 2007 Vail Film Festival.

Public Film Contact
Andrew Berends
Storyteller Productions
(917) 279-4318

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Andrew Berends



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