Khartoum Offside



Synopsis

A portrait of female soccer players in Khartoum, who dream of playing on a national team for Sudan in the World Cup. The social, political and financial obstacles they face seem insurmountable. Nevertheless, they remain cheerful and optimistic, and continue to practice on Khartoum’s grass-less fields.

Filmmakers

Marwa Zein
Sudan | Denmark
2019
76 min

(Arabic with English subtitles)