A Haunting History

Ilse van Velzen and Femke van Velzen   |   Canadian Premiere


About the Film

Haunted by his violent past, lawyer Anuol returns to his homeland South Sudan, committed to serve his country and hold accountable those responsible. But his quest hits a wall when he is confronted with reluctance to reconcile with history.


UN Sustainable Development Goal #10:  Reduce inequality within and among countries.

Film Information

Year: 2016
Length: 70min
Language: English
Country: S. Sudan
Premiere: Canadian
Genre: Development

Cast & Credits

Director: Ilse van Velzen and Femke van Velzen
Producer: Ilse van Velzen and Femke van Velzen


Locations & Showtimes


Saturday November 19  |   6:00PM
River Park Auditorium

Free Admission



Join the post-show conversation with local and international artists and experts.



Khor Top: Born in the Upper Nile State of Sudan Khor Top fled his country during the war to live as a refugee in camps in Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya. He immigrated to Canada in 2002. Khor Top is a leader in Calgary's South Sudanese community. Khor is a human rights and multicultural advocate currently working for the Catholic Family Services of Calgary. Khor has been nominated or won a number of peace, human rights and community service awards.