The movie “The Six” won the Grand Prix at the Tampere Film Festival, which qualifies for the Oscars.
The score of the Sudanese film “The Six” rose to 26 awards, after it was crowned as the best short film at the 32nd New Orleans International Film Festival in the United States of America, in its 32nd session, after strong competition.
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The Sudanese movie “The Six”, written and directed by Susanna Mirghani, who co-produced it with Iman Mirghani, and won the development workshop by winning a grant from the “Doha Film Foundation.” He also received a production design grant from Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, and received support from “The Six.” Highlight Productions” and “Sudan Film Factory”.
And the movie “Al-Sat” starring Iman Mirghani, and co-starring Mohad Mortada, Rabha Muhammad, Muhammad Magdy, Al-Sir Mahjoub and Haram Bashir.
The “Sit” deals with the lives of women in Sudan, from those sitting at the top of the pyramid of power to those at the bottom of life, and highlights the social changes that modern life imposes on Sudanese societies through the film’s heroine, Nafisa, a 15-year-old Sudanese girl who lives In a village concerned with the cultivation of cotton.
Nafisa lives a love story with a young man and resists her family’s desire to marry her to another young man who lives outside the country. Among the stories that Nafisa lives, her grandmother – the village commanding officer – decides for her a different life and path.
Best short film
The film was shown globally for the first time at the last session of the Ajyal Film Festival in Doha, and also won 26 awards, including in its international premiere at the Claire Mont Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France, where it won the Canal Plus Cinema award.
The film director won the Best Director Award at the Beirut International Film Festival for Women, the Best Emerging Filmmaker Award from the Arab Film Festival in Toronto, and the Best Short Film Award at the Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentaries and Shorts. Zanzibar International Film Festival, with special mention from Malmo Arab Cinema in Sweden, the Jury Prize from the Busan International Short Film Festival in Korea, and the Grand Prize at the Tampere Film Festival, which qualifies for the Oscars.
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