In memory of A H Aawke The Official Screening of Qab iyo Iil
Wed, Nov 16. 3:30PM - 6:30PM
Kenya National Theatre Harry Thuku Road Nairobi, Kenya
In Memory of Ahmed Hassan Awke
The Official Screening of “Qab Iyo iil” and Riyo Films Documentary “The Single Story”
Qab iyo iil, “Pride and Grave”, is a short film set in a sleepy Somali village about the civil war.�It focuses on the story of an elderly man, Guuleed, who refuses to be part of the raging clan warfare. �After a militia takes over his village, Guuled refuses to identify the clan he belongs to and insists he is simply a Somali. �As the civil war gathers steam, Guuleed’s son is recruited by the militia to defend the village against other clans. �This leaves Guuleed with the task of protecting his young grandson and educating him about the negative aspect of the clan system.
“The Single Story” Documentary
An ongoing discussion with the Somali Creative Industry on the discourse of a home grown Narrative�.