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A GIRL FROM MOGADISHU

by Mary McGuckian

synopsis

Based on the testimony of Ifrah Ahmed, who - having made the extraordinary journey to escape war-torn Somalia - emerged as one of the world's foremost international activists against Gender Based Violence and Female Genital Mutilation.

international title: A Girl from Mogadishu
original title: A Girl from Mogadishu
country: Ireland, Belgium, Morocco
sales agent: The Exchange (US)
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Mary McGuckian
film run: 113'
screenplay: Mary McGuckian
cast: Aja Naomi King, Martha Canga Antonio, Barkhad Abdi, Orla Brady, Stanley Townsend
cinematography by: Michael Lavelle
film editing: Sylvie Landra, Mairead McIvor
art director: Emma Pucci
costumes designer: Nathalie Leborgne
music: Nitin Sawhney
producer: Adrian Politowski, Mary McGuckian
production: Pembridge Productions, Umedia, Dune Film Productions (MA)
backing: Irish Film Board (IE), Screen Brussels (BE)
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