Abdi Mohamed is a journalist and filmmaker based in the Twin Cities. His background is in documentary producing, screenwriting, and directing. He studied Communication and Media Studies at the University of Minnesota and is now a film instructor at Metro State University. Abdi’s work in journalism and film aims to highlight the lives of marginalized communities and provide their stories with a platform to counter the misrepresentative narratives that have stereotyped and alienated various communities.
For the Community, by the Community: Mizna and Masrah
Feb. 28. 2023
Rejecting the erasure of Arab culture and artistry, these Midwestern organizations implore artists they work with to come as their full selves.
A Second Home: Fanana Banana and Soomaal House
Feb. 13. 2023
They wanted to create spaces for their communities to gather. So, instead of waiting for someone else, they decided to build it themselves.