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Wajma, An Afghan Love Story

In conservative Kabul, young Wajma discovers she is pregnant out of wedlock. Her boyfriend denies paternity and her father locks her up...

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Wajma, An Afghan Love Story

Drama

In conservative Kabul, young Wajma discovers she is pregnant out of wedlock. Her boyfriend denies paternity and her father locks her up for being a disgrace. Driven by desperation, Wajma takes extreme measures forcing everyone to re-think their actions.

Details

  • Barmak Akram
  • Wajma Bahar
    Mustafa Abdulsatar
    Haji Gul Aser
  • Afghanistan
  • Persian
  • 79 Mins
  • 2013

Accolades

Academy Awards

Official submission of Afghan for the Best Foreign Language Film

Sundance Film Festival, 2013

Winner of Best Screenplay Award

Sundance Film Festival, 2013

Grand Jury Prize Nominee

Trivia

When the film was screened for the Afghan Censorship Committee, two of its members were really moved by the film and collectively agreed that the film should be shown in its original version without any censorship. - dohafilminstitute.com