11/24/2018 17:30 – Caligari FilmBühne
Afghanistan/Canada 2017 87 min Dari original version with English subtitles
by Tarique Qayumi
Script: Tarique Qayumi, DoP: Tarique Qayumi, Editor: Tajana Prka, Tarique Qayumi, Production: Aquatinter Films, Producer: Tajana Prka, Cast: Haji Gul Aser, Leena Alam, Zohra Nasim, Hamid Noorzay, Masuod Fanayee
Tarique Qayumi was born in Afghanistan and came to Canada as a refugee in 1983. He attended courses in creative writing at the University of British Columbia and graduated from UCLA. After completing his studies, in 2010 he began work at TOLO TV, the largest television company in Afghanistan, where he primarily realised documentary series. During his time in Afghanistan, he wrote screenplays, directed, and produced the Afghan version of SESAME STREET, among other things. After his eventual return to Canada, he was among the five candidates selected for the “NSI Corus Diverse TV Directing Program”.
Filmography (selection): 2010 THE BEST FRIEND, 2012 TARGETING, 2017 BLACK KITE