A Lake the Size of a Papaya

Marwa Zein  |  Cinema  |  2010  |  Sudan
A Lake the Size of a Papaya is a short film based on a story of the same name by Sudanese writer Estella Gaytanou, who worked with the screenwriter on a script that brings to life the southern Sudan through the story of a young girl and her grandmother. The film examines the meaning of family, memory, love, and the enduring scars of imperialism that continue to affect the people of the south Sudan.