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WILL MY PARENTS COME TO SEE ME
Young Farah has been given a death sentence for terrorism. In the final days before his execution, a female officer guides him through the procedures of the Somali prison system. Her gaze remains impassive; routine shields a person from empathy. Or is she starting to doubt the justness of the punishment?
- Duration: 28 min.
Meet the director
Born in Mogadishu, Somalia, Mo Harawe has lived in Austria since 2009. He is currently studying visual communication and film at the Kunsthochschule Kassel. His short films have been screened and honored at various international film festivals. In 2021 he received the Thomas Pluch Screenplay Award for the screenplay of LIFE ON THE HORN. WILL MY PARENTS COME TO SEE ME celebrated its world premiere at the Berlinale in 2022.