Migrants, Refugees & Displaced Communities


Sayed Jalal RohaniAfghanistan - 13.37 min

This is the story of Marzia, an 8 years-old girl victim of human trafficking. Her parent sold her to a man leading a begging group in Kabul. Marzia and many other children work for him and he misuses them as hand sales, bigger and labor. Instead being in a family and getting education she spent the time in the street. One day she is trying to pick the empty can of Pepsi while the teacher calls on her…

Sayed Jalal Rohani (b. 1989)

He is a film writer, producer and director from Ghazni province, Afghanistan. He is a graduate of Kabul University, where he earned his BA in Fine Arts. Since 2016 he has worked in the Afghan Film department of the Ministry of Information and Culture in Kabul. In April 2017, he participated in the Fajr International Film Festival, held at Dar ul-Funun, Tehran, Iran. As a freelancer, Jalal has worked with filmmakers inside and outside Afghanistan. He is an active participant in filmmaking workshops conducted in Kabul University's Fine Arts department, as well as the British Council and Goethe Institute in Kabul. He has also managed the film club at the French Culture Institute in Kabul.