Four filmmakers return to Sudan, intent against all odds on bringing movies back to a country controlled by an Islamist government. A heartwarming epic about determination, friendship and an undying love of cinema.
Four Sudanese directors, friends for over 45 years, decide to take up an unlikely challenge: bringing movies back to a country where all theatres have been shuttered. Talking about Trees reveals the many obstacles these hard-core film buffs face in a country kept down by an Islamist dictatorship. Suhaib Gasmelbari’s first film, a moving epic leavened by humour about a heroic struggle against an increasingly stringent bureaucracy, reminds us of the importance of showing films on...
FRANCE, Sudan, Germany, Chad
| 93 minutes | 2019
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