The Gravedigger’s Wife (2021)

  • New York African Film Festival
  • 1h 23m
  • Somalia, France, Germany, Finland

Guled and Nasra are a loving couple, living on the outskirts of Djibouti City with their teenage son, Mahad. However, they are facing difficult times: Nasra urgently needs an expensive surgery to treat a chronic kidney disease. Guled is already working hard as a gravedigger to make ends meet: how can they find the money to save Nasra and keep the family together?





Bonus Content

The Gravedigger's Wife Q&A with Khadar Ayderus Ahmed

The Gravedigger’s Wife director, Khadar Ayderus Ahmed joins Rico Speight in a conversation about Khadar’s film.

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