Watch the trailer of Prison Sisters, a follow-up to our No Burqas Behind Bars which we shot in 2012 in an Afghan women's prison.
In Prison Sisters we follow two of the main characters, Sara and Najibeh, after their release from prison.
The film is directed by Nima Sarvestani and produced by Maryam Ebrahimi.
Stay tuned for the release date and festival appearances of Prison Sisters.
Nima Sarvestani received a Golden Nymph Award in the Current Affairs category at the 56th Monte Carlo TV Festival for his film Those Who Said No.
Nima Sarvestani Danny Glover
See the announcement and Nima's acceptance speech here.
Najibeh, one of the main characters in our film 'Prison Sisters'
Filmmaker Nima Sarvestani who is currently editing the documentary 'Prison Sisters' will give a seminar on his work in progress. Together with Klara Grunning from SFI and Axel Arnö from SVT he will discuss the challenges of making a sequel and the relation between filmmaker and protagonists.
This seminar is part of a whole day of work in progress discussions at TEMPO documentary film festival in Stockholm on 9 March.
More info here
The FIFDHP, the International Human Rights Film Festival, has chosen Those Who Said No to be in the official selection of the festival in April.
See you in Paris!
Those Who Said No will be screened in the official selection of the Iranian Film Festival NOOR (Light) in Los Angeles this year.
Check this space for specific dates.
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