In Circles

A young woman in Afghanistan struggles in poverty and an ailing family support system. She wants to change her life so desperately. What if she could do so by changing her bag in a bus station?

 A film by Masooma Ibrahimi (Afghanistan/2015/14:00)



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About Masooma Ibrahimi

Masooma Ibrahimi was born in Daikondy province, Afghanistan (1983). Due to the Russia war, her family immigrated to Iran. In 2003, she returned to Afghanistan to earn an MBA. She is currently a lecturer at private universities. She began her career in media as a private TV director and writer. After participating in the British Council's filmmaking workshop, she created two films: “In Circle” and "Arastoo." "In Circle" earned best fiction film award from the International Women's Film Festival - Herat (2015). She has also worked on a long documentary about Afghan women. Masooma has also written for the Golden Hill Daily Serial In TKG (Killid Radio) 2014. She has also been a custom assistant in the German long Fiction film, “Between the Worlds,” directed by Feo Aladag. She has been a script writer in many short films directed by young filmmakers. In 2015, she participated in the Human Rights and Documentary filmmaking seminar in Galway, Ireland.


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  • commented 2016-06-11 21:26:51 -0700
    nice short film