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Diana Saqeb



Diana Saqeb studied film directing at the Art University in Tehran, Iran. She works at the BASA Film Production.

Mohtarama, 59 min (2013)
Twenty Five Percent, DV CAM, 37 Minutes (2007)
Run Roobina Run, DV CAM, 55 Minutes (2009)
On the process, Yah Democracy No, DV CAM, 60 Minutes (2009-2010)



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...





“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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- 14.12.2016 -

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