Film

Samia

Samia was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, during a terrible civil war. At the age of 9, she discovers she has a great talent: she is faster than everyone else. With the help of her best friend Ali, Samia turns this talent into a dream: to represent Somalia at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Samia finished last in the women’s 200m race, but the whole world cheered for her in a truly magical moment.
On her return to Somalia, Samia became the target of reprisals from the country’s Islamic rulers because she ran without a veil, an unforgivable mortal sin. Risking her life, the girl decides to make the journey to Europe. Samia’s story tells of the courage of a young woman who defies a brutal regime and fights for her freedom and her future.

GREEN FILM Rating 30/50
2024
Fiction
Italy, Germany
Yasemin Samdereli
llham Mohamed Osman, Fathia Mohamed Absie, Fatah Ghedi, Elmi Rashid Elmi, Waris Dirie, Riyan Roble, Zakaria Mohame
Indyca, BIM Produzione, Neue Bioskop, Tarantula, Momento Film, Rai Cinema

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