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Dir. hajooj kuka
Sudan, South Africa Qatar. 2018. 78.
Adnan is a heroic revolutionary who loves his AK47 as much as he loves his sweetheart Lina. When Adan and fellow soldier Absi fail to return to duty, army commander Blues launches a kasha, the rounding up of truant soldiers. Will Adan and Absi escape their superiors? Will Adan be reunited with his beloved rifle? Through an unlucky friendship, we spend a comical 24-hours exploring village life and the ideology of rebel-held Sudan.
Film – English Subtitled. Introduction and Q&A – BSL Interpreted
hajooj kuka (1976) is Sudanese. His 2014 feature documentary Beats of the Antonov premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and won the People’s Choice Documentary Award. It was broadcast on POV, the PBS television series featuring independent nonfiction films, and has been selected at hundreds of festivals worldwide, collecting several awards. hajooj also trains and works with young filmmakers in Sudan.