Enables 8 Sudanese film makers and their crews to produce their first professional long feature films. This will happen in cooperation with Swiss and international film makers. The required know-how will be transferred to the film crews through a series of lectures and workshops.
The restoration of a historical cinema in Khartoum and equipping it with the highest projection and sound technology. The project will be a model for the private sector on how to reopen various cinemas in Sudan, which have been closed for decades.
The ‘Karmakol Festival: Open Sudan’ is a platform for Sudanese and international cultural exchange. The first of it’s kind Open Sudan will bring highlights from the Sudanese cultural scene together with international artists to perform, workshop and exchange with the aim of showcasing Sudan’s rich culture and connect Sudan to the international community.
The Swiss initiative supports existing Sudanese Cultural Organizations as well as individual artists with technical, logistical and monetary support and with access to the international society. Sudanese artists make their appearance at various festivals around the world.