In Cinemas: THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE:
UK (21 October 2022)



Festivals: BIG DAY:
- Utsav International Film Festival (15-18 December)
- Capri, Hollywood Festival (26 December - 2 January)

10/23/22: The soundtrack CD to THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE is now available at Kronos Records.



07/30/22: The soundtrack CD to THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE can now be pre-ordered at Kronos Records.
06/28/22: Ahmed Samir was awarded the Sembene Ousmane Award at this year's Zanzibar International Film Festival for BIG DAY. Congratulations!



05/28/22: THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE won the Audience Award at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival. Congratulations!
05/06/22: I'm very happy to announce that THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE (GULED & NASRA) has received the Jussi Award for Best Original Score at the prestigious Finnish National Film Awards (Jussi Awards)! Khadar's wonderful film also won for Best Costume Design. Thank you so much and congratulations to all!



03/23/22: The soundtrack CD to FAREWELL GULSARY can now be pre-ordered at Kronos Records. A download version is available at Bandcamp.



03/11/22: Congratulations to Khadar Ayderus Ahmed: THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE just won both the FIPRESCI Award and the Jury Award for Best Film at the Luxor African Film Festival!

  

03/04/22: THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE (GULED & NASRA) has received 9 Finnish National Film Awards Nominations (Jussi Awards):
- Best Film
- Best Director
- Best Actor
- Best Actress
- Best Screenplay
- Best Original Score
- Best Production Design
- Best Costume Design
- Best Make-up Design
The awards ceremony will be held on May 6th. Congratulations to all the nominees!



12/27/21: Heike Tauch's two-part radio play FAREWELL GULSARY is now available for streaming and download:
Farewell Gulsary, Part 1 (German)
Farewell Gulsary, Part 2 (German)
The soundtrack album is available via Bandcamp.



12/18/21: Heike Tauch's two-part radio play FAREWELL GULSARY, based on the novel by Chingiz Aitmatov, is finished and will premiere on MDR Kultur radio on Christmas:
Part 1: December 25th, 6 p.m.
Part 2: December 26th, 6 p.m.
An Interview with the director about the production has been published here (in German).