TALKING ABOUT TREES

Suhaib Gasmelbari / 94´ / 2019/ Sudan

Direction: Suhaib Gasmelbari
Production: Marie Balducchi
Editing: Nelly Quettier, Gladys Joujou
Cinematography: Suhaib Gasmelbari
Sound: ElSadig Kamal, Katharina Von Schroeder

Ibrahim, Suleiman, Manar y Altayeb, cineastas, idealistas y amigos desde hace más de 45 años. Tras años de distancia y exilio, se reúnen en su patria herida con la esperanza de poder hacer realidad su antiguo sueño: difundir el arte del cine en Sudán.

Suhaib Gasmelbari was born in 1979 in Sudan. He studied Cinema in France at the University of Paris VIII. He has written and directed several short films, both fiction and documentary. Talkins About Trees is his first feature film. He is also a researcher with a special focus on audio-visual archives. Through his research he was able to find some long-lost Sudanese films, and actively participates in international and local projects for saving and digitizing Sudanese films, including those of Ibrahim Shadad, Suleiman Mohamed Ibrahim and Altayeb Mahdi.

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