Eltayeb Mahdi, born in Omdurman, Sudan in 1951, studied at the Higher Institute of Cinema in Cairo. He is a founding member of the Sudanese Film Group and a member of the editorial board of the magazine Cinema. Films 1976: Al Dhareeh / The Tomb (17 min.). 1979: Arba`a marat lil atfal / Four Times for Children (17 min.). 1989: Al Mahatta / The Station. 2008: Iyal almatmora (21 min.). 2013: Humaid (70 min.).