Ahmed Osman was a high school student during the first wave of African decolonisation - he was out on the streets of Khartoum protesting against the death of Lumumba and apartheid South Africa. He has been in the Sudanese capital during this revolutionary period. In February, he celebrated his 78th birthday and told a gathering of young Sudanese: "I see Malcolm X as part of the Sudanese revolution. He loved Sudan - he would have loved seeing this African Arab nation rising.
And the youth of Sudan - youth everywhere - have a lot to learn from Malcolm. Today's youth can complete his dream. The views expressed in this article are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect Al Jazeera's editorial stance. Toggle navigation. Middle East Sudan. Have your say. Give us feedback. Retrieved 6 March The New York Times. Retrieved LA Times. Accessed September 3, In Khartoum and other cities, more than 70 cinemas showed mainly foreign Indian, Egyptian, American or Italian films, but also news and commercials.
After the military coup of , Sudan's Islamist government , however, suppressed cinema, as well as much of public cultural life. As a consequence, the Sudanese Cinema Company was dissolved and many government-owned movie theaters were neglected or sold off.
The old Colosseum Cinema, for example, became part of Khartoum's riot police headquarters. Up to the s, there is no film archive accessible to the public, and even still images from these periods are scattered all over the country. Enjoying wider margins of expression, some filmmakers of Sudanese origin and living abroad have made films about their country, like British-Sudanese filmmaker Taghreed Elsanhouri.
Aided by the introduction of digital film equipment, workshops for a new generation of filmmakers and by international funding or festival s, the s saw several successful initiatives to re-establish film activities in Sudan.
In , the Sudan Film Factory  was founded, and in the Sudan Independent Film Festival  started its annual editions with growing popularity. Kuka's film, called Beats of the Antonov , provides an artistic collage about war, music, and identity on Sudan's southern frontiers, and could not be shown in Sudan under the government of the time.
In , the documentary film Talking about Trees by Souhaib Gasmelbari  about the decline of cinema in Sudan won several awards at international festivals. Her documentary Khartoum Offside  tells the story of the first female soccer team in Khartoum. One night a young woman in tight jeans rode on the back of a motorbike in southern Khartoum, her hair flowing — a once unthinkable sight, likely to invite arrest. Now, men in a passing car tooted their horn and made thumbs-up signs.
The woman smiled and flashed a victory sign. On a recent morning, dozens of uniformed public order police sat drinking tea under a cluster of trees outside their brightly painted Khartoum headquarters, near the confluence of the Blue Nile and White Nile.
They were awaiting orders, a commander said. And as the protesters celebrated last week, Amer Yousif was being lashed. The year-old driver had been caught with a bottle of araqi in his pocket on a trip out to buy cigarettes. The next morning a judge sentenced him to 50 lashes, including an extra 10 for aggravated circumstances.
Yousif, lifting his shirt to show a welt on his back. Hamed, a year-old engineer, collapsed onto his knees in downtown Khartoum, his lungs filled with the gas. Elgizouli ran up to him and rinsed his face with Coca-Cola. Trailers and Videos. Crazy Credits. Alternate Versions. Rate This. Continuing her penchant for going incognito among the people, she Director: John Rawlins. Writer: Edmund L. Hartmann original screenplay. Added to Watchlist. Everything New on Disney Plus in June. Universal Color Films 40's.
Vintage Classics. Share this Rating Title: Sudan 6. Use the HTML below. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Edit Cast Complete credited cast: Maria Montez Queen Naila Jon Hall Merab Turhan Bey Herua Andy Devine Nebka George Zucco Horadef Robert Warwick Maatet Philip Van Zandt Uba George LynnFeb 21, · Sudan Online 3,, views الحِنَيِن يافؤادي محمد عثمان وردي "لقاء في عام م من تلفزيون قطر من قناة الريان قديم.