The penultimate AIFF screening of the 2016 season. On Thursday November 17th, join us for a screening of THE LONGEST KISS. All screenings start at 7 p.m. and are in the Robbin Library Community Room.
THE LONGEST KISS (73 MIN)
Alexandra Sicotte-Levesque, Director | Canada/Sudan | 2013 | Doc | U.S. PREMIERE
The meeting of the Blue and White Nile in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, is referred to as ‘the longest kiss in history’. As the Arab Spring was in full bloom, Sudan, straddled between the Middle East and Africa, and was about to split in two. Facing conflicting identities, the youth in north Sudan are faced with a stale leadership while others in South Sudan hope to start over. Focusing on the stories of six people searching for a place to call ‘home’ ahead of the south’s secession, director Alexandra Sicotte-Levesque paints an intimate and detailed portrait of the country’s complex fragmentation.