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Afghanistan

2016 Int. Women’s Film Festival Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery of 4th edition of the “International Women’s Film Festival – Herat” at Gardens of Babur, in Kabul on 19 October 2016 with hundreds of artists, filmmakers, officials & people from different walks of life.

Tuesday 21 February 2017

New Bilingual Publication: My Realm; Poems and Photos by Women

NEW Armanshahr Bilingual Publication: My Realm; Poems and Photos by Women, Editors: Guissou Jahangiri & Rooholamin Amini, Photographers: Elaha Sahel, Masumeh Jafari, Mahshid Rasti

Tuesday 14 February 2017

THE MILLENNIALS OF AFGHANISTAN HAVE NEVER KNOWN A WORLD WITHOUT WAR. SO WHY ARE THESE KIDS SO HOPEFUL?

Many millennials in Afghanistan are extraordinarily resilient, even hopeful. “The future of Afghanistan is going to be very bright,” says Zhala Sarmast, 17, a member of groundbreaking women’s cycling group that biked across the country to promote female independence.

Friday 10 February 2017

Winners of the 4th edition of the Int. Women’s Film Festival 2016

During the closing ceremony of the 4th edition of the International Women’s Film Festival – Herat” held in Kabul, Afghanistan on 22 Oct. 2016 the international and national winners of this edition were announced in various categories. See more on the International Women’s Film Festival page.

Friday 10 February 2017

Afghanistan: The Taboo of Sexual Rejection

IWPR: Zarmina, 36, lives in Herat city with her husband Juma Gul, a driver, and his second wife. “I got married to Juma Gul 17 years ago, but after six years he married another girl,” […]

Thursday 9 February 2017

2016 Int. Women’s Film Festival: Special Award of the Jury to “Mirror” & “Station”/Afghanistan

The short fiction “Mirror” and the animation “Station” both directed by Vega Moqarabi from Afghanistan received the Special awards of the Jury.

Tuesday 7 February 2017

2016 Int. Women’s Film Festival Award: Best camera “Song of the Horned Owl”/India

The fiction “Song of the Horned Owl” directed by Manju Borah from India was awarded as the Best camera, by the international jury.

Tuesday 7 February 2017

2016 Int. Women’s Film Festival Award: Best edit “Mary Mother”/Afghanistan

The short film “Mary Mother”directed by Sadam Wahidi from Afghanistan was awarded as the Best edit, by the international jury.

Tuesday 7 February 2017

2016 Int. Women’s Film Festival Award: Best documentary maker Shirin Barghnavard & Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah/Iran

Shirin Barghnavard & Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah from Iran were awarded as the best documentary maker for the film “Scenes from a Divorce” by the international jury.

Tuesday 7 February 2017

2016 Int. Women’s Film Festival Award: Best feature director Camille Fontaine/France

Camille Fontaine from France was awarded as the best feature director for the film “By Accident” by the international jury.

Tuesday 7 February 2017