Sahra Karimi, film director (“Hava, Maryam, Ayesha”) and head of the Afghan Film Organization, has been named as head of the jury at the next edition of the Stockholm International Film Festival.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, the festival’s 32nd edition will run Nov. 10-21, 2021 in the Swedish capital. It expects to put on 100 film premieres in both cinemas and online via Festival on Demand.
The jury will decide the winner of the Bronze Horse for best film, and Aluminium horses for best director, first film, cinematography, script, actor and actress.
Sahra Karimi is an Afghan screenwriter born in Tehran and originally from Kabul, Afghanistan. Her father is from old Uruzgan, the new Daykundi Province, and her mother is from Badakhshan.