Short Film
Producer, 1st AD
While celebrating their mother’s impromptu visit to Australia, the reunion is short lived as Zara learns of her mother’s plans to take her younger sister back to Somalia to have her circumcised.

Needing help to flee the family home, Zara reaches out to Maya, an old friend from the same community. Despite aiding in the escape, Maya ultimately betrays Zara, leaving the sisters to face the consequences alone.
Gud​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ is the Somali word meaning 'to cut'.
Written by
Bilan Robleh
Directed by
Alana Spencer
Producer, 1st AD
Laura Jane Turner
Director of Photography
Jordan Montgomery
Edited by
Bilan Robleh

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