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Filmmaker Revives Sudan’s movie industry

Independent filmmakers are trying to revive the film industry in Sudan. Years ago, Khartoum audiences filled 14 movie theaters and show were showing pack houses Egyptian comedies, romances, serious dramas and western action-packed adventures. Strict Islamic regulation and economic hardship changed all of that 25 years ago. Today, only one cinema survives. One of the revivalists in Sudan’s film industry is Talal Afifi, a film curator, creative producer and human rights activist in Egypt...

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