Samira's Camera

Samira’s Camera

Samira is a filmmaker, young mother, and wife who was uprooted from her home following personal threats made by the Taliban. Samira spends her days trawling the streets of Kabul, capturing stories most are too frightened to tell. At night, she, her husband, and one-year-old son shelter in a safe house.

On Sunday, January 16th, Samira received word that dozens of women were gathering to demand their freedoms. She risked her life to show up with a camera and later learned that many of those in attendance were arrested, brutalized and killed by the Taliban.

Hidden in her safe house while she waits to escape the country, she is using her talents and risking her life to tell the horrific story unfolding before her eyes.

Directed by Paula Kweskin (USA)

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