Film Reviews

REVIEW: Desert Flower – True Story of Somalian Supermodel Waris Dirie

REVIEW: Desert Flower – True Story of Somalian Supermodel Waris Dirie

Sherry Hormann’s film Desert Flower is the true story of the life of supermodel Waris Dirie, and a very important one to be told. The film is based on her autobiography and brings us through the amazing journey from her life in Somalia as a child to her shift into modeling stardom in London and eventual women’s rights activism. The execution of this story, however, is less than impressive. It follows pretty conventional modes of […]