Poster - Al Sadd

Sudan, near the Merowe Dam. Maher works in a traditional brickyard fed by the waters of the Nile. Every evening, he secretly wanders off into the desert to build a mysterious construction made of mud. While the Sudanese people rise to claim their freedom, his creation slowly starts to take a life of its own…

Director’s biography

Born in Beirut, Ali Cherri is a visual artist and filmmaker living in Paris. Combining films, videos, sculptures and installation, his work examines the construction of historical narratives. Ali is the Artist in Residence at the National Gallery in London (2021/22) and has been awarded with the Silver Lion for promising artist at the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia (2022). His short films The Disquiet and The Digger have been shown in prominent film festivals. The Dam, a fiction shot in Sudan during the revolution, is his debut feature film.

Director: Ali Cherri
Genre: Drama
Year: 2022
Duration: 80 minutes
Rating: 13+
Country: Lebanon, France, Sudan, Germany, Serbia
Language: Arabic (Sudanese Dialect)
Subtitling: English
Screenplay: Ali Cherri, Geoffroy Grison, In Collaboration with Bertrand Bonello
Cast: Maher El Khair
Cinematography: Bassem Fayyad
Editing: Isabelle Manquillet, Nelly Quettier
Production: Janja Kralj
Awards: Best Actor - Cairo International Film Festival, Special Mention - Tokyo FilmEx, Best Artistic Achievement Award - Thessaloniki Film Festival
Début Status: Jordanian Première

Screening Date & Time

August 19, 2023
8:00 pm
Royal Film Commission (RFC)
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