You Will Die at Twenty

02 March 2022 Sudan/ France/Egypt/GermanyNorway/Qatar 2019 Director: Amjad Abu Alala The debut film of Amjad Abu Alalah expands from a fable-like premise to create a culturally- specific, morally compelling story. Muzamil (Moatasem Rashid) is raised by his mother Sakina (Islam Mubarek) with a heavy weight over him. A sheikh has predicted that Muzamil will die… Continue reading You Will Die at Twenty

The Grave Digger’s Wife

1 November 2023 Finland/Germany/France/ Somalia/Qatar 2021 83 Minutes Director: Khadar Aydreus Ahmed Winner of Best Film at the African Movie Academy Awards, Khadar Ayderus Ahmed’s The Gravedigger’s Wife is set in Djibouti City, where Guled (Omar Abdi) works hard to support his wife and son. The deaths of others provide him with a living as… Continue reading The Grave Digger’s Wife