It took a lot of reassurance to get Yasmin Warsame to make her acting debut in the TIFF drama “The Gravedigger’s Wife”. The Canadian-Somali model was very comfortable in front of the camera when it came to still fashion photography, but film was a new challenge for her. “Khadar [Ayderus Ahmed], the director and the writer of the movie, found me.
There’s no other word for it. He literally searched me, found me, and then convinced me that I can do this,” she says in an interview at the ET Canada Festival Lounge at the Shangri-La in Toronto. “And every maybe so often, like every week or so, I’ll call him so full of worry, saying, ‘I think he should like, cast again.Read more on etcanada.com