Khartoum Offside

Oufsaiyed Elkhortoum

  • Marwa Zein
  • Sudan, Denmark
  • 2019
  • 76 min
  • Dutch Premiere
  • Best of Fests, Spotlight: Sudan
A group of young ladies in Khartoum are determined to play football professionally. They are prepared to defy the ban imposed by Sudan’s Islamic Military government. Their battle to get officially recognized as Sudan’s National Woman’s team is fearless, courageous and often laughable. Through the intimate portrait of these women over a number of years we follow their moments of hope and deception. There is a new spark of hope when the elections within the federation could mean real change of the entire system.

Credits

Director
Marwa Zein
Production
Marwa Zein for ORE Productions
Co-production
Henrik Underbjerg for Stray Dog Productions AS

Contact

World Sales
Michaela Cajkova for Filmotor
Festival Handling
Michaela Cajkova for Filmotor

More information

Available versions
75´, DCP, color
Spoken languages
Arabic

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IDFA history

2019
Dutch Premiere
Best of Fests
Spotlight: Sudan
2016
Supported with €9000 for Classic: Production & postproduction

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