Abu Haraz can no longer be found on the map. The small North Sudanese village now wallows under 35 meters of water in the middle of an artificial lake 180 kilometres long. For seven years, filmmaker Maciej Drygas observed and documented the daily life of Abu Haraz’s citizens as they protested against the construction of the dam and eventually got ready to be relocated to a place unknown to them. This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Maciej Drygas.
Just days after the birth of the Republic of South Sudan, we will be bringing together a panel of experts tomorrow night to discuss what the forming of this new country means for both the South and the North of Sudan. Screenings in the week ahead include Bobby Fischer Against the World, which examines the manic, […]
By Nicole Hunt, international news reporter, ForesightNews On Saturday, 9 July, over 30 African heads of state and diplomats from around the world will gather in Juba, the capital of Southern Sudan, to celebrate the independence of the world’s newest country. The secession from Sudan marks the culmination of the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement, signed to […]