Shahrbanoo Sadat, 1991, Afghan scriptwriter and director, based in Kabul. She studied documentary filmmaking at the “Atelier Varan Kabul” a French workshop. Her first short fiction Vice Versa One (2011) was selected at Directors’ Fortnight in 2011. She is working on a series of 5 feature films inspired by the unpublished autobiographical piece of close friend Anwar Hashimi. Wolf and Sheep (2016) (part one) was developed with the Cannes Cinéfondation Residency in 2010, Shahr was 19 years old at the time – the youngest ever selected. The film won the top award at Directors’ Fortnight 2016 and was nominated for Best Youth Feature Film at the 2016 Asia Pacific Screen Awards. The Orphanage (part two) will be released in mid-2019.

Accolades

Xavier Rocher and Marina Perales Marhuenda and Simon Perry and Madeleine Ekman and Shahrbanoo Sadat
Best Youth Feature Film, 2016

Wolf and Sheep

Best Youth Feature Film, 2016

Wolf and Sheep

Wolf and Sheep is the debut feature film of young Afghan filmmaker Shahrbanoo Sadat. Through the lives of shepherd children, the film portrays the society…

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Films

Wolf and Sheep
2016

Wolf and Sheep

Afghanistan, France, Sweden, Denmark
2016

Wolf and Sheep

Wolf and Sheep is the debut feature film of young Afghan filmmaker Shahrbanoo Sadat. Through the lives of shepherd children, the film portrays the society…

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