Considered one of Afghanistan’s first professional women filmmakers, Roya Sadat already has an array of films and awards to her name: Three Dots (2003), The Calling (2005) and Everyone Try (2005 - in collaboration with French filmmaker Nadia Brithkhi). In 2006, she began directing the country’s first televised soap opera, The Secrets of this House, for Tolo TV, and in 2009, Silent Heaven and Playing the Taar (five films by young Afghan producers). A graduate of Herat University’s law and political science faculty, Rona teaches in the fine arts faculties at Kabul and Herat universities, has won numerous awards, and acts as a judge at international film festivals.

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Photographie/Photograph par/by Gulbuddin Elham/ainaphoto

عکاس گلبدين الهام

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