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MASTERCLASS- Screening of The Orphanage + MASTERCLASS with director Shahrbanoo Sadat.

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Following the screening of The Orphanage is a masterclass with the film’s director Shahrbannoo Sadat. The masterclass is led by Per Eriksson, SFF. Shahrbanoo Sadat (born 1990) is a filmmaker from Afghanistan. In 2010, she was chosen by Cannes Cinéfondation Residence – as the youngest filmmaker ever – to develop the script for the feature film Wolf and Sheep. The film was screened at the 2016 Cannes film festival and won the top prize in the Directors’ Fortnight category. The sequel, The Orphanage (2019), having its Swedish premier at this year’s BUFF, was also selected to go to Cannes. Both films are part of a planned five-work series, based on real-life diary notes which illustrate life and growing up in Afghanistan.