South Sudanese movie to be premiered in Nairobi next week
By Manyuon Mayen Manyuon
A group of young innovative South Sudanese are set to launch movie premiering early next week at the Kenyan Capital, Nairobi.
The movie dubbed “Piir e menh Abaar” meaning the living condition of the orphanages” highlights how the orphans are living across South Sudan.
In an exclusive interview with Juba Monitor over the weekend, Alma Deng Dhieu, the Film Director at the Dreamland Productions said that it was extraordinary to expose South Sudan to the World of virtual and arts in filming.
“As an entertainment entity, we have tremendous vision to introduce South Sudan to the world of virtual and arts. It is the version; we have quoted to engage youth across the region to come together,” he said.
Dhieu stressed that it was high time that the young generation is equipped with more skills necessary for future prospects.
“Movie is a virtualized storytelling and screenplay that reminds, educates and informs young people on how to explore more skills and knowledge pertaining live,” he said.
According to the Director, the South Sudanese in the Kenyan capital Nairobi would strive on how best to showcase their natural abilities and talents during the event.
“The importance of this slated premiering in Nairobi is to enable the youth to showcase their interest for filmmaking. It will be an opportunity for the youth in Kenya to showcase their interest in the filmmaking,” he said.
The event is planned to take place on 18th November at Nairobi Cinema with other performances on later dates in Kampala, Juba and Australia respectively.
Dhieu revealed that the people of South Sudan have got sense of belonging when it comes to cultural aspects.
“The people of South Sudan have a sense of belonging when it comes to culture and other traditional notifications. So we intend to motivate film lovers to join the fraternity and indeed if immensely engage for will attract tourism to the land,” he said.
Dhieu said that the scheduled movie simply comprises of stories that were fictional in nature/nonfiction thus creativity.