Zainab Entezar | House | 2015 | 6 mins



HOUSE Synopsis

A single woman searches for a home to rent in Kabul, Afghanistan, but no one is willing to help her in her quest for shelter and safety.



About the Filmmakers

Zainab Entezar is a graduate in journalism with a master’s degree in public management. Her primary focus has been in the realms of writing and cinema, resulting in the creation of a storybook and the development of several screenplays. Zainab has also directed in the cinematic domain.

She has authored and directed five short films and two short documentary films. One of her films, titled “House,” was featured at the Locarno Film Festival. Zainab has successfully published three books, including “A Man Wore Gentle Like Dad” and “Yusra: The Womanly Voice of Freedom.”

Her films have garnered recognition globally, being officially selected in over 140 different festivals across the world, including Germany, Spain, Mexico, Ireland, the USA, Italy, India, and more. Zainab has received acclaim for her work, winning the Best Emerging Storyteller award at the Imagine This Women’s Film Festival and the Best Short Film award at the Golden Femi Film Festival. Additionally, she has been honored at the UNDP Film Festival in Afghanistan.


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