Wajma – An Afghan Love Story

Barmak Akram

A young man in Kabul seduces a girl. When she tells him she's pregnant, he questions having taken her virginity. Her father arrives and a timeless archaic violence erupts, possibly leading to a crime and even a sacrife.
(Berlinale Market 2013)

 

Credits

Subtitles
EN
Director
Barmak Akram
Country
Afghanistan, France
Type
Fiction
Duration
85 minutes
Themes
discrimination & racism, domestic violence, sexual and reproductive issues, women & gender
Year
2013