A family with two young daughters decides to leave Afghanistan because of the deteriorating security situation. In order to afford the family’s escape, the father sells the eldest girl into marriage.

Swap was an official selection of the 2014 WVN Online Film Festival and was awarded in the Narrative Shorts category.

About Sayed Masoud Islami

Massoud Islami born in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan migrated to Iran and finished her primary and secondary education there. He returned to Afghanistan to work as a cinematographer. He currently works in various facets of production for TV in Afghanistan.