Number 12

  • Number 12
Genre : Biography
Type : Documentary
Original title : Nembra 12
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2011
Format : Short
Running time : 9 (in minutes)

Here the'twelfth man' i.e. the crowd who support the team really is just one man. He's sort of the crowd's coach. A good-natured agitator.

A portrait of a man famous in Khartoum for being a professional football supporter. He doesn't egg on the players, but whips the crowd into a frenzy to rhythmically support the team. Truly the 12th member of the team.

Sudan, 2011

Director: Mosaab Fadul
Scenario: Tawhida Soliman
Photography: Tilal Alnayer, Mosaab Fadul
Editor: Mosaab Fadul, Osama Hassan, Huzeifa Azhary
Production design: Talal Afifi
Sound design Mosaab Fadul, Tilal Alnayer
Music: Mosaab Fadul

Producers: Goethe-Institut Sudan, Sudan Film Factory
Sales: Sudan Film Factory
Print source: Sudan Film Factory

Length: 9'
Film format: DCP

2013 | 42nd IFFR - Festival International du Fllm de Rotterdam
* Selection - Spectrum Shorts
* International premiere


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