|Film Movement | Release Date (Streaming): January 22, 2021|
Starring: Asjad Mohamed, Bonna Khalid, Hassan Ali, Islam Mubarak, Mahmoud Elsarraj, Mazin Ahmed, Moatasem Rashed, Mohamed Khalil, Mustafa Shehata, Talal Afifi
- Sudan’s first Oscar submission won the Lion of the Future Award for best Debut Feature at the 2019 Venice Film Festival.
Summary: During her son’s naming ceremony, a Sheikh predicts that Sakina’s child will die at the age of 20. Haunted by this prophecy, Sakina becomes overly protective of her son Muzamil, who grows up knowing about his fate. As Muzamil escapes Sakina’s ever-watchful eye, he encounters friends, ideas and challenges that make him question his destiny.
Director: Amjad Abu Alala
Runtime: 103 min