Al-Sit

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DIRECTOR(S):
Suzannah Mirghani
SYNOPSIS:

In a cotton-farming village in Sudan, 15-year-old Nafisa has a crush on Babiker, but her parents have arranged her marriage to Nadir, a young Sudanese businessman living abroad. Nafisa’s grandmother Al-Sit, the powerful village matriarch, has her own plans for Nafisa’s future. But can Nafisa choose for herself?

 

*Screening in person only.*

Presented as Part Of BIPOC Film Program: Sudanese Cinema Now

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