Directors Sahraa Karimi, left, and Sahra Mani at the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy on Saturday. Photo: AP Directors Sahraa Karimi, left, and Sahra Mani at the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy on Saturday. Photo: AP
Directors Sahraa Karimi, left, and Sahra Mani at the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy on Saturday. Photo: AP

Venice 2021: Afghan filmmakers beg the world to support the country’s artists

  • The Venice Film Festival organised a panel discussion to give a platform to Sahraa Karimi, the first female president of the Afghan Film Organisation
  • Documentary filmmaker Sahra Mani choked up while detailing her escape from Afghanistan, warning that a country without culture will lose its identity

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Directors Sahraa Karimi, left, and Sahra Mani at the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy on Saturday. Photo: AP Directors Sahraa Karimi, left, and Sahra Mani at the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy on Saturday. Photo: AP
Directors Sahraa Karimi, left, and Sahra Mani at the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy on Saturday. Photo: AP
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