Journey To Kenya

Inspired by the soul of the Sudanese revolution a Sudanese Jujitsu team with no fund provided tried to travel by an old van to participate in a Jujitsu championship in Nairobi, willing to cross three countries with no enough money , food or water just the revolutionary spirit and their will to dedicate something the Martyr's of the Sudanese revolution of 2019.

  • Ibrahim Mohamed Ibrahim
    The Curse 1 , The Curse ll
  • Ibrahim Mohamed Ibrahim
    The Curse 1 , The Curse ll
  • Indeepvision
    The Curse 1 , The Curse ll , Moreguns
  • sudan MMA team
    Key Cast
  • Mohamed Awad Farah
    Sole Distributor
    You will Die at Twenty , A Mother and A Son , The Open Heart
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Other
  • Genres:
    Documentary, Short, journey, adventure, pan-african, mma, martial-arts
  • Runtime:
    29 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 2, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    8,740 USD
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
    Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan
  • Language:
    Arabic, English
  • Shooting Format:
    Full HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Sudan Independant Film Festival
    February 26, 2020
    Sudan Independent Film Festival Only
    Special Mention
  • Eastern Nigeria Film Festival

    November 4, 2020
    Audience Choice Award
  • cine4all fest

  • africa movie academy awards

  • Jerusalem international film festival

    Palestine, State of
    best short documentary
  • pan african film festival
    United States
  • Sudanese European Film Festival
    March 3, 2021
    Special Jury Award
  • The African Film Festival
  • Zanzibar International Film Festival
    Tanzania, United Republic of
  • The French Institute in Cairo
  • Alliance Francais in Nairobi
Distribution Information
  • Mohamed Awad Farah
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Ibrahim Mohamed Ibrahim

Ibrahim Ahmad is an international award-winning young Sudanese filmmaker & one of the most well known Filmmakers in Sudan with an extended experience in east and south Africa with over 15 films . Born and raised in Lebanon and moved after the 2006 war as a teenager.
Despite the absence of education on filmmaking in his home country , he grew passion in pursuing a filmmaking career. He was self-taught and built a profound network with fellow filmmakers and festival programmers both in national and international organizations ( Sudan film factory , British council ,GOETHE institute , IEFTA) and for that he was nominated to represent Sudan in film industry events in Ethiopia ,Egypt and Uganda .

His short film “Journey To Kenya” was awarded the special jury prize at the 6th edition of Sudan Independent Film Festival in 2020 by the minister of culture. Moreover, it was screened at the United Nations population Fund event for talents. It also got a recognition by the UN Envoy on youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, the Italian and Kenyan ambassadors in Sudan.
His other well-known contributions in films are “Khartoum Offside” which received best documentary at the African Movie Academy Award. In addition to “You Will Die in 20” , a film that was awarded The Lion of the future award at Venice film festival in 2020 ,also is considered the first feature film in over a decade in Sudan that was screened in Europe, The Middle East and Africa.
His contributions to his community includes supporting young emerging filmmakers with free workshops, consultations and mentorship on different stages of filmmaking with the latest technical innovations. This contribution extended to less fortunate communities across Sudan including Darfur.
He played a leading role in documenting and reflecting the old regimes atrocities and crimes during the recent Sudanese revolution aiming to contribute in achieving justice and shaping the new era of his country. Despite that he was arrested, and tortured several times, but never stopped.

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Director Statement

To be great is to leave a legacy behind you in the art that you present to the world of film-making . As long as your art is charged with passion and constant effort into making a unique impact , you will be an inspiring person to your community and the rest of the world.
A Film Director - From Sudan with Love