Most Popular Somali-Language Feature Films
The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. Dir: Paul Greengrass With: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman Biography | Drama | Thriller 134 mins.
Black Hawk Down
123 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis. Dir: Ridley Scott With: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore Drama | History | Thriller | War 144 mins.
Dirty Pretty Things
An illegal Nigerian immigrant discovers the unpalatable side of London life. Dir: Stephen Frears With: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Audrey Tautou, Sophie Okonedo Crime | Drama | Thriller 97 mins.
The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen. Dir: Tobias Lindholm With: Pilou Asbæk, Søren Malling, Dar Salim Drama | Thriller 103 mins.
The autobiography of a Somalian nomad circumcised at 3, sold in marriage at 13, fled from Africa a while... Dir: Sherry Hormann With: Soraya Omar-Scego, Idriss Abdillahi Houfaneh, Awa Saïd Darar Biography | Drama 120 mins.
Fishing Without Nets
A drama the follows a Somali who opts in on a piracy mission but then tries to extricate himself from the events. Dir: Cutter Hodierne With: Abdiwali Farrah, Eric Godon, Abdikhadir Hassan Thriller 109 mins.
The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2013: Live Action
Collective screening of the Academy Award nominated short films from the Live Action category for 2013. Dir: Bryan Buckley, Shawn Christensen With: Luke Matheny, Dana Segal Drama 115 mins.
Dan Iyo Xarago
Dir: Idriss Hassan Dirie
The Somali Dervish
Centering on the revolutionary Dervish State and its influential leader, Muhammad Abdullah Hassan (the "Mad Mullah") is an epic on the grandest scale... Dir: Abdulkadir Ahmed Said, Said Salah Action | Drama | History 270 mins.
Miyi io Magalo
Dir: Hadj Mohamed Giumale