Sara dreams of opening a bar and fielding a team for the Women’s Football World Cup. Keeping close to its protagonists, this documentary gives an account of everyday existence in Khartoum and how tradition, politics and religion dictate women’s lives. 

Production and distribution

Production Year:
2019
Co production country:
Norway
Denmark
Release date (international):
2019-02-13
Production company:
ORE Productions
Co production company:
Stray Dog Productions Oslo
Stray Dog Productions Copenhagen
Producer:
Marwa Zein
Co producer:
Henrik Underbjerg

Director

  • Marwa Zein

    Sudanese Marwa Zein was born in Saudi Arabia in 1985. Graduated from the High Institute of Cinema in Cairo in 2009. In 2009, she participated in the Berlinale Talent Campus. Since 2014, Marwa Zein has worked as a programmer for the Sudan Independent Film Festival in Khartoum. She lives in Sudan and Germany, and has since 2018 been studying at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne.  

    Marwa Zein

Crew

Director:
Marwa Zein
Screenplay:
Marwa Zein
Cinematographer:
Marwa Zein
Editor:
Mohammed Emad Rizq
Composer:
Tunde Jegede
Sound Design:
Sara Kaddouri

Technical information

Format:
DCP 2k
Colour:
Colour
Length in mins:
75'
Language:
Arabic
Subtitles:
English

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