Director: Mary McGuckian
Writer(s): Mary McGuckian
Starring: Aja Naomi King, Barkhad Abdi, Martha Canga Antonio, Luke Spencer Roberts, Orla Brady, Maryam Mursal, Stanley Townsend, Pauline McLynn, Niall Buggy, Gwynne McElveen, Mark Lawrence, David Wurawa, Irma Mali, Enda Oates, Sophie Jo Wasson, Aidan O’Hare, Ken Ndiaye, Laurence Falconer, Sallay Garnett, Kwaku Fortune, Adrian Hudson, Natalia K. Grace, Pat Kenny, Bryan McMahon, Samira Benali, Maggie O’Kane, Alan Shatter, Daniela Weerasinghe, Mahamed Warsame Abdirabi, Sammy Leslie, Helen Steele, Ayantu Boulanger, Lucie Laruelle, Sharmarke Abdirizak Farah, Nehdee Ozoani, Emer Burton, Petrina Ryan, Malaika Herrador, Mohamed Abdillahi Bahdon, Alem Tsehai Cauchy, Clovis Kasanda, Ahmadey Salaad, Yomiko Chen, Fintan Phelan, Christian Ntirandekura, Taylor Rodigie, Hassan Abdulqadir Omar, Abdurahman Ahmed Egal, Hani Hassan Hussein, Hamse Abdi, Mohamed Yusuf Hasan Omar, Soumaya Ali Sirague, Hussein Abdi, Kudun Musse, Papa Ngone Gadiaga, Ifrah Ahmed, Chris Fitzpatrick, Abdiwali Ali Mahmoud, Mohamed Abdirizak Farah, Abdiasis Ali Salad, Howa Ahmed Hassan
Synopsis: A true story based on the testimony of Ifrah Ahmed, who — having escaped war-torn Somalia — emerged as one of the world’s foremost international activists against gender based violence.
Release Date: February 22, 2019 (USA) | Length: 112 min | Genre: Biography, Drama, History | MPAA Rating: NR
Note: Catherine Haduca, Abril Keinrath, Chiedu Jessica Onono were in the original cast list but not in the final. Premiered at the Dublin Film Festival. Shadow and Act had a link to the trailer for this film but it’s currently broken. There is a new poster but no US release date yet.
Tags: Aja Naomi King, Barkhad Abdi, Clovis Kasanda, David Wurawa, Ifrah Ahmed, Ken Ndiaye, Kudun Musse, Kwaku Fortune, Martha Canga Antonio, Maryam Mursal, Mohamed Abdirizak Farah, Sallay Garnett