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Ciné-ONU Screening of ‘A Girl from Mogadishu’

When: Wednesday 23 November, 18:30 | Where: Cinéma Galeries

To mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, the United Nations and the British Embassy present ‘A Girl from Mogadishu’.

Click here to register for tickets | Check-in at the cinema starts at 18:00

The film will be followed by a panel discussion, in the presence of the film Director Mary McGuckian.

  • Mary McGuckian – Director of ‘A Girl from Mogadishu’
  • Marianne Nguena- Coordinator GAMS Belgium
  • Martin Shearman – British Ambassador to Belgium
  • Birgit Van Hout – Director, UNFPA Brussels
  • Moderator: Sherri Aldis – Director UNRIC


A powerful and riveting narrative based on the true story of Ifrah Ahmed, who — having escaped war-torn Somalia — has emerged as one of the world’s foremost international activists against gender-based violence.

The film has a run time of 112 minutes.

Due to a large number of no-shows, we kindly ask you to register only if you are able to attend our event. As we are forced to overbook, a ticket does not guarantee a seat – please be on time.


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