ROQAIA


Afghanistan/Bangladesh 2019 10 min Farsi-Dari original version with German and English subtitles
German premiere

by Diana Saqeb Jamal

Scipt: Diana Saqeb Jamal, DoP: Zabihullah Saifi Askari, Editor: Soheil Flumme Ozlati, Producer: Arifur Rahman, Bijon Imtiaz, a.o., Cast: Roqia Rasuli, Asadullah Rasuli, Gavhar Taj Salmanian

After surviving a suicide bomb attack, twelve-year-old Roqaia finds herself in the middle of a media frenzy, as she deals with her trauma all by herself.

Diana Saqeb Jamal started her filmmaking journey with documentaries. Her first film TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT played a strong role in changing the European military policy in Afghanistan. MOHTARAMA (2012), about Afghan women’s movenment, won the Award for Best Documentary at Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival in Japan. Currently, she is developing her first feature film IN THE WALNUT SHELL.

Contact
Goopy Bagha Productions Limited
Arifur Rahman
Bangladesh
arif@goopybagha.com
www.goopybagha.com

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