Somali Stories: Celebrating Somali Film and Art Across Scotland

This November and December, we bring you Somali Stories a touring programme of films and events celebrating and centring Somali art and culture.

Catch screenings of Khadar Ayderus Ahmed's highly-acclaimed, The Gravedigger’s Wife (also in cinemas UK-wide), PLUS short films, food and performances in venues across Scotland, supported by Film Hub Scotland.


4 November
Kinning Park Complex, Glasgow (+ complementary food)
7pm. Free, no booking required.

5 November, 
Garnethill Multicultural Centre, Glasgow (+ complementary food)
7pm. Free, no booking required.

7 November
Robert Burns Centre, Dumfries and Galloway
Book here.

8 & 13 November
DCA, Dundee
Book here.

11-14 November 
Eden Court, Inverness 
Book here.

12 November
Cromarty Cinema, Cromarty 
Book here.

13 November 
Birks Cinema, Aberfeldy
Book here.

7 December
CCA Glasgow
Book here.


Yövaras (The Night Thief)
Khadar Ayderus Ahmed | Finland 2017 | 16m
A Somali man’s car disappears mysteriously at night. When he decides to catch the thief, things take an unexpected turn.

Rukia Mahmaed, Iqlaas Osman & Anton Tammi | Finland 2019 | 11m 
A beautiful coming-of-age short about a Finnish-Somali teen in Helsinki.


Selected events will be accompanied with complementary food courtesy of Glasgow's Horn of Africa restaurant. 

Programme coordinated by: Najma Abukar.
Artwork by: Mohamed Warsame.

Supported by Film Hub Scotland.

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