Program

You Will Die at Twenty (2019, 103 min., directed by Amjad Abu Alala)

In Arabic with English subtitles

Approximate running time: 2h 15m without intermission

As part of the Arabic Music Days, two film screenings present recent works by Sudanese filmmakers Suhaib Gasmelbari and Amjad Abu Alala. In You Will Die at Twenty, named Best Debut Feature at the 2019 Venice Film Festival, Amjad Abu Alala tells the story of Muzamil, a Sudanese boy whose fate seems to be strangely entangled with an ominous prophecy.

The screening is followed by a Q&A session with the director.