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Jawed Taiman

United Kingdom


Jawed was born in Kandahar, Afghanistan in 1981. He moved to the United Kingdom to complete his education in 2002, and acquired his BA in Computer Animation from the University of Teesside England. In 2005, he moved to France and joined EICAR, The International Film School of Paris to join the BFA Film & Television Film Programme, and completed his final year in 2006.

Whilst attending EICAR, Jawed directed the short fictional film “Zendan” which won the award for Best Film. He then relocated back to England to open Film FX Zone Ltd, a company dedicated to promoting Afghan music & media, with his friend & fellow Afghan, Producer Jamshed Soori.

ZENDAN, 2006
Addicted in Afghanistan, 2009


Addicted in Afghanistan

Addicted in Afghanistan (Orig.) / 2009 / Afghanistan, United Kingdom / 78 min

1 million Afghans are estimated to be addicted to drugs, especially heroin. Alarmingly, 40% of these are women and children...





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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