Sunday, March 15
11:15AM - 12:35PM
719 Congress Ave
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
Language: Sudanese Arabic with Subtitles
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.
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