A film about teenage dreams, dislocated grief and unexpected connection, following a British-Somali teen navigating a confusing mourning period for a family member she never met.

Category Short film
Director Warda Mohamed
Production Monegram. In co-production with BBC Film, Pink Towel Productions, Rendition Films, T A P E Collective
Country UK
Format HD, DCP
Runtime 19:06 min
Year 2023
Broadcaster BBC
Language English, Somali
Subtitles English
Genre Coming of age, Drama, Family, Live-Action, Youth


  • Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) - Generation Shorts (International Premiere)
  • BFI London Film Festival San Francisco Film Festival, UK
  • Raindance Film Festival, UK
  • Aesthetica Short Film Festival,UK
  • "One to Watch Award", London Short Film Festival, UK
  • Crystal Palace International Film Festival
  • Aspen Shortsfest, USA
  • Cleveland Film Festival, USA
  • Stockholm International Film Festival, Sweden
  • Curta Cinema Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Florida Film Festival, USA
  • American Black Film Festival, USA
  • Palm Springs Shortsfest, USA
  • "Fiction Shorts Competition Award", Minneapolis St Paul Film Festival, USA
  • ..... and many more

Awards participation:

  • British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) - Nominee: Best British Short Film
  • "Winner: Best Short Film, Best Actress", British Short Film Awards, UK
  • London Critics Circle Film Awards - Nominee: British/Irish Short Film of the Year
  • HBO Short Film Award - Nominee

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