This week’s Op-Doc is Roopa Gogineni’s “The Rebel Puppeteers of Sudan.” Filmed in that country’s remote Nuba Mountains, the film tells the story of a resourceful group of journalists and a drama collective who banded together to create “Bisha TV,” a satirical web series that mocks the cruelty of Sudan’s repressive leadership. Not only a comedy show born amid conflict and oppression, the series is a rare outlet for commentary from the Nuba Mountains. As one of the puppeteers says, “We’re showing what actually happens.”
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