Sudan cinema flickers back to life after Bashir ouster

Published: 3/12/2019
Sudan cinema flickers back to life after Bashir ouster
Source: NEWS.YAHOO.COM

Talal Afifi has worked for years to revive Sudanese cinema which has languished through decades of authoritarian rule. With the fall of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir, he sees new hope. Bashir's Islamist-backed rule of 30 years had seen cinemas shuttered and US sanctions prevent imports of vital equipment in a country once known as a pioneer for film-making in Africa.

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