A Girl from Mogadishu


With :

Aja Naomi King (Ifrah Ahmed), Barkhad Abdi (Hassan), Martha Canga Antonio (Amala), Luke Spencer Roberts (NGO Rep), Orla Brady (Emer Costello)

Storyline :

Born into a refugee camp in war-torn Somalia, Ifrah is trafficked to Ireland as a teenager. Recounting her traumatic childhood experiences of female genital mutilation when applying for refugee status, she is re-traumatised and vows to devote her life to the eradication of the practice. Taking her campaign all the way to the President of Ireland and finally to the European Parliament and United Nations. A Girl from Mogadishu celebrates the power of testimony, for when women find the courage to stand-up, speak out, and tell their truth, the impact can be so inspiring and empowering that act as a meaningful catalyst for change.

Scenario :

Mary Mc Guckian

Production :

Umedia, Pembridge Film Productions Limited

Release date :


Nationality :

Ireland, Belgium

Type of movie :

Feature Film

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