AL-SIT Short Film Competition Virtual Screenings

AL-SIT

In a cotton farming village in Sudan, Nafisa has a crush on Babiker, but her parents have arranged her marriage to Nadir, a young Sudanese businessman. Can Nafisa choose for herself?

Screens as part of SHORTS PROGRAM 5

Suzannah Mirghani is a writer, researcher and independent filmmaker. She is mixed-race Sudanese and Russian and a media studies and museum studies graduate. Suzannah is the writer, director and producer of AL-SIT (2020, Sudan/Qatar), which won three Academy Award®-qualifying prizes including Best Short at BronzeLens.

Suzannah Mirghani
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Details

Country: Sudan

Year: 2020

Director: Suzannah Mirghani

Screenwriter: Suzannah Mirghani

Producers: Suzannah Mirghani, Eiman Mirghani

Executive Producer: Suzannah Mirghani

Director of Photography: Khalid Awad

Editors: Abdelrahim Kattab, Suzannah Mirghani

Production Designer: Sara Awad

Music: Fatma Farid

Cast/Featuring: Mihad Murtada, Rabeha Mahmoud, Mohammed Magdi, Haram Basher, Alsir Mahjoub

Running Time (minutes): 20

Language: Arabic

SUPPORTED BY

Arab Media and Film Institute

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