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Students‘ Theater Festival Kabul

Students‘ Theater Festival Kabul

The Students‘ Theater Festival Kabul In november 2015, I co-financed with my initiative the 2nd Students’s Theater Festival in Kabul, the only of its kind in Afghanistan in this year of the international troop withdrawal. The festival comes as a strong message of young urban culture in contemporary Afghanistan, challenging…

DOK Leipzig | Afghanistan from Inside

DOK Leipzig | Afghanistan from Inside

DOK Leipzig | Afghanistan from Inside Large parts of my curatorial work are dedicated to reviving Afghan film art and introduce story telling and film production from within the conflict-torn country to an international audience. Contrary to a general belief, most of the Afghan films screened at internatinal festivals after…

Afghanistan Film Festival Cologne

Afghanistan Film Festival Cologne

Afghanistan Film Festival Cologne The Afghanistan Film Festival Cologne in 2005 was the first festival program with work from a new wave of young talented Afghan filmmakers and with  some ground breaking effect. It helped pave the way especially for some female Afghan directors and actresses, in particular on the…

Afghanistan Film Festival Hamburg

Afghanistan Film Festival Hamburg

Afghanistan Film Festival Hamburg The Afghanistan Film Festival in Hamburg in 2009, already celebrated a different brand of new Afghan filmmaking. In fact, a second generation is about to make its way on top of the successful first generation of young directors, actors and producers who dug their way right…