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No Burqas Behind Bars

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No Burqas Behind Bars

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Those Who Said No

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Those Who Said No

One World Documentary film Festival Prague

I Was Worth 50 Sheep

 

I Was Worth 50 Sheep

Asian Pasefic AwardI Was Wort 50 Sheep

 

 

Gothenburg Film Festival

 

Iranian Kidney Bargain Sale

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Those Who Said No

Movies that Matter Film Festival

 

THE DEATH ROW

China International New Media Shorts Festival

 

No Burqas Behind Bars

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I Was Woth 50 Sheep

Amnesty International  Film Festival

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

PRISON SISTERS reunites us with two of the most vibrant women from the wonderful film No Burqas Behind Bars (2012), about women sentenced for adultery in Afghanistan. This time, the  filmaker Nima Sarvestani takes us through the journey of these women after they have been released from prison. As women and former inmates in Afghanistan, Sara and Najibeh lack any right to exist. Sara’s uncle has planned to kill her an attempt to save his honor in their small village. Fearing for her life Sara escapes to Sweden for asylum, but Najibeh stays behind. While Sara struggles to understand her newly found freedom, her prison-mate Najibeh disappears and soon rhumor has it that she was stoned to death. Sara and the filmmaker want to find out the truth, only to encounter a maze of half- truths on the streets of Afghanistan. We follow the two main characters, revealing what happened to them - each with an exceptional fate depicting the horrific reality for women in Afghanistan.

 

DIRECTOR: Nima Sarvestani

PRODUCER: Maryam Ebrahimi

SCRIPTWRITER: Nima Sarvestani

 

 

 

Latest Productions

Prison Sisters

 


Those Who Said No

Those Who Said No is a film about people who refuse to be silenced, people who fight for the right to tell their story in court.


No Burqas Behind Bars

Thakhar Prison. 40 women. 34 children. Four cells. No burqas.


The Death Row

A Short Film By Maryam Ebrahimi

 

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