Lecture by Nuruddin Farah:
This lecture is one in the series 'Somalia: A nation without a state' which was organised by the Nordic Africa Institute, the Life and Peace Institute and ABF Stockholm in October 2007.
Nuruddin Farah has spent his life portraying his contradictory homeland and its people, in the process becoming known as one of post-colonial Africa's leading literary voices. Farah was forced to leave his country in 1974 after his second novel was condemned by the regime of Siad Barre.
The film is 42 minutes long.