Abu Haraz

Running time: 73'
Abu Haraz
Production: Poland 2013

Simple, contemplative shots show the life of the inhabitants of Abu Haraz – a desert village in North Sudan. For ages people have lived here to the rhythm of the flooding Nile, which irrigate the farmland. Everything will change with the construction of the great dam. The houses of the livin and the cherished ancestral graves, all is to be wiped off the face of the Earth. People from Abu Haraz will inhabit a new place. The TV will play an important role here. One of the inhabitants goes back to the village to once again see the paradise, soon to be lost. The director had been visiting Abu Haraz for seven years, documenting the last moments of the village's existence on film. 



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