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Malek Shafi'i

Afghanistan / Website

Biography

Malek Shafi’i is a founder and director of Afghanistan Human Rights Film Festival and BASA (Afghanistan Cinema Club). He is also a filmmaker and a writer.


Filmography:
2012 Bamyan the land of wonders / 25m / documentary for AKF (Aga Khan Foundation)
2009 Savings Groups / 20m / documentary for AKF (Aga Khan Foundation)
2008 Social audit / 20m / documentary for AKF (Aga Khan Foundation)
2007 Self Helping Group / 15m / documentary for UN HABITAT
2007 Up to the Parliament / 40m / documentary
2005 Pamir Territory / 38m / documentary
2005 Drought in Hazarajat / 30m / documentary
2004 End of the Earth / 40m / documentary / 40 minutes

Documentary series
1999 Rewayat-e – Hejr / 5 episodes / each 15m / Iran
2000 Charaqhaye Rabeta / 5 episodes / each 25m / Iran
2003 Afghanistan, Heart of Asia / 9 episodes / each 25m / Afghanistan
2007 Small City Great Expectations / 6 episodes / each 25m / Afghanistan

Joint documentary movies
2012 / Mohtarama / documentary / HD / 60m / Co-Directed with Diana Saqab
2010 / These Three Women / documentary / 20m / Co-Directed with Diana Saqab
2009 / Run Roobina Run / documentary / DV CAM / 55 Minutes
2007 / Twenty Five Percent / documentary / DV CAM / 37m

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Mohtarama

Mohtarama (Orig.) / 2013 / Afghanistan / 59 min

In 2009, the Afghan Parliament approved the Shia Family Law, which was then signed by President Karzai. The law severely restricted women’s freedom, making it illegal for them to exit the house without their husband’s consent or resisting to their husband’s sexual demands...

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