Roqaia

Roqaia

film-roll Afghanistan, Bangladesh / Color / 11' / 2019 13+

After surviving a suicide bomb attack, 12-year-old Roqaia finds herself in the middle of a media frenzy, as she deals with her trauma all by herself.

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Diana Saqeb Jamal

She was born in Kabul, Afghanistan. She started her filmmaking journey as a documentary filmmaker. Her first documentary, "Twenty-Percent", played a strong role in changing the European military policy to more human rights policy in Afghanistan. Her documentary film "Mohtarama", about Afghan women movement, won several awards including the best documentary at Yamagata International Film Festival.

Director
Diana Saqeb Jamal
Screenplay
Diana Saqeb Jamal
Cinematography
Zabihullah Saifi Askari
Editing
Soheil Flumme Ozlati
Music
Tin Soheili
Sound Design
Jacques Pedersen
Film Cast
Roqia Rasuli
Producer
Bijon Imtiaz
Arifur Rahman
Language
Dari
Filmography
Dark Red (2016)
Mohtarama (2013)
Twenty Five Percent (2008)
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