The Gravedigger’s Wife

2022 83 mins Somalia / France – Somali

The Gravediggers Wife certificate 12
Director Khader Ayderus Ahmed

The Gravedigger’s Wife is a poetic love story rooted in Somali culture, but universally felt. It centres around the lengths one man is willing to go to for the people he loves, as a husband is faced with an impossible situation from which to save his family. Through captivating cinematography this film brings a unique portrayal of cinema on Somali terms to the screen. It provides a unique opportunity for UK audiences to bear witness to a Somali love story.

8pm start with interval 

Guest membership £7.00. One day member and film entry

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Mon 4th March 2024


8:00 pm - 10:00 pm