Upcoming: FAREWELL, GULSARY (radio play, d: Heike Tauch)
In Cinemas: GAZA MON AMOUR:
- 4 June 2021 (Spain)
- 22 July 2021 (Germany)
- 23 July 2021 (Austria)
- 12 August 2021 (German-speaking Switzerland)
- 6 October 2021 (France)
- 6 October 2021 (Romandy)



THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE:
- 10 November 2021 (Somalia)
- 12 November 2021 (Finland)
- 19 November 2021 (Norway)

  

Festivals: GAZA MON AMOUR:
- War on Screen International Film Festival (28 September - 3 October)
- Festival du Film Arabe de Fameck / Val de Fensch (6-17 October)

THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE:
- Toronto International Film Festival (9-18 September)
- Filmfest Hamburg (30 September - 9 October)
- BFI London Film Festival (6-17 October)
- Festival du Film Arabe de Fameck / Val de Fensch (6-17 October)
- Arabisches Filmfestival Tübingen (7-16 October)
- Chicago International Film Festival (13-24 October)
- FESPACO (16-23 October)
- Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia (21 October - 1 November)
- Valladolid International Film Festival (23-30 October)
- Carthage Film Festival (30 October - 6 November)
- Nordic Film Days (3-7 November)
- Sydney Film Festival (3-21 November)
- Films from the South (11-21 November)
- Afrikamera (15-21 November)
- Red Sea International Film Festival (6-15 December)

11/29/21: THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE has just won the awards for Best Film, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Production Design, Best Make-Up and the Ousmane Sembene Award for Best Film in an African Language at the prestigious Africa Movie Academy Awards. Congratulations to all!
11/23/21: THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE has won the Audience Award at the Norwegian Films from the South!
11/07/21: More awards for THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE: Omar Abdi won for Best Actor at the Carthage Film Festival and the film was awarded both the NDR Film Prize and the INTERFILM Church Prize at the Nordic Film Days. Congratulations to all!
11/04/21: Plaza Mayor will release the soundtrack to THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE digitally on 12 November. A CD from Kronos Records is planned for next year.



10/30/21: Khadar Ayderus Ahmed's THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE has received 10 (!) nominations at the Africa Movie Academy Awards:
- Best Film
- Best Director
- Best First Feature Film by a Director
- Best Actor in a Leading Role
- Achievement in Cinematography
- Achievement in Production Design
- Achievement in Sound
- Achievement in Soundtrack
- Achievement in Make-Up
- Best Film in an African Language
The awards ceremony will be held on 28 November in Ikeja. Our fingers are firmly crossed for everyone!
10/24/21: It is an immense honour to announce that Khadar Ayderus Ahmed's THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE has won both the award for Best Film and for Best Music at the Pan-African Film and Television Festival FESPACO. Congratulations and many thanks to all involved!
10/23/21: Khadar Ayderus Ahmed's THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE just won the Critics Award at the FESPACO film festival. Congratulations!
10/19/21: THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE was awarded a Special Mention prize at the Festival du Film Arabe de Fameck / Val de Fensch. Congratulations!
10/06/21: THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE (d: Khadar Ayderus Ahmed) has been chosen as Somalia's first official submission at the Oscars. The film had its premiere at this year's Semaine de la Critique in Cannes and will next be screened at the BFI London Film Festival, the Chicago International Film Festival the Valladolid International Film Festival a.o.
09/21/21: Khadar Ayderus Ahmed's THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE just won the Amplify Voices Award at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. Congratulations!
08/04/21: GAZA MON AMOUR has won the Critic's Choice Award at the Festival International de Films de Fribourg and the Prix du Regard Citoyen at the Festival International du Film de Mons. Congratulations!
07/13/21: Congratulations to Tarzan and Arab Nasser and Hiam Abbas on this year's Arab Critics Awards for Best Film and Best Actress for GAZA MON AMOUR!
06/25/21: THE GRAVEDIGGER'S WIFE will celebrate its premiere at this year's Semaine de la Critique in Cannes. Here's a first trailer:



04/28/21: Congratulations to Salim Dau who won the Best Actor Award for his role in GAZA MON AMOUR at this year's Malmö Arab Film Festival.
01/03/21: GAZA MON AMOUR had an amazing festival run in 2020:
- Venice International Film Festival (2-12 September)
- Toronto International Film Festival (10-19 September)
- Filmfest Hamburg (24 September - 3 October)
- Festival Indépendance(s) & Création (30 September - 4 October)
- Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival (3-10 October)
- Middle East Now (6-11 October)
- Chicago International Film Festival (14-25 October)
- Cinemed Festival Cinéma Méditerranéen Montpellier (16-24 October)
- Valladolid International Film Festival (24-31 October)
- Dharamshala International Film Festival (29 October - 4 November)
- Leiden International Film Festival (29 October - 8 November)
- Thessaloniki International Film Festival (5-15 November)
- Zagreb Film Festival (8-15 November)
- MedFilm Festival (9-15 November)
- Stockholm International Film Festival (11-22 November)
- FICFA (12-20 November)
- London Palestine Film Festival (13-26 November)
- Festivalul Filmului Palestinian (26-30 November)
- Cairo International Film Festival (2-10 December)
- Les Arcs Film Festival (12-20 December)
a.o.
Now we look forward to its theatrical release and whatever else 2021 will have to offer.
12/13/20: At the Cairo International Film Festival GAZA MON AMOUR received the Special mention of the jury and was also granted the Best Arab Film Award. Congratulations!