In Conversation with Afghan-German Filmmaker Arzu Qaderi about Feminism, Filmmaking and Empowered Women in Afghanistan

Arzu Qaderi is behind “My Afghan Diary” – a documentary that seeks to give a platform to strong women through a series of controversial and confidential interviews. Tackling the victim stereotype usually perpetuated in the media, “My Afghan Diary” has a fresh perspective on women in Afghanistan and seeks to celebrate a nuanced portrait of individuals who are brimming with endurance and passion. The women interviewed are artists, performers, teachers, scholars, mothers and role models for the next generation of women in Afghanistan. Soosan Firooz is among them, she uses rap to express both personal and societal problems and was one of the first female rappers in her country. … More In Conversation with Afghan-German Filmmaker Arzu Qaderi about Feminism, Filmmaking and Empowered Women in Afghanistan