Category: Documentary film

World Premiere of The Forbidden Strings at IDFA

2019/11/06

Our documentary The Forbidden Strings directed by Afghan filmmaker Hasan Noori and produced by Afsaneh Salari from Docmaniacs Collective is selected to have its world premiere at International Documentary Festival Amsterdam IDFA on November 22 2019! You can read and reserve your tickets from here They’ve been making music together for years, despite the disapproval…

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The Silhouettes, on the cutting table

2019/06/17

One year of research, three years of shooting and eventually our baby grew older by entering into post-production phase. The Silhouettes, documentary by Afsaneh Salari is currently in hands of Giles Gardner, acclaimed British editor based in Paris. We look forward to finish our editing by the end of summer. Stay tuned for what comes…

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Qumra 2019 provides crucial support for international projects

2019/03/25

Qumra is judged as the best initiative of its kind when compared to other international film festivals and filmmaking labs Doha, Qatar: 20 March 2019: Filmmakers from around the world presenting projects at Qumra 2019 praised it as a singular event for supporting their projects’ development. The fifth edition of Qumra brings together more than 150…

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The Forbidden Strings participates in Qumra 2019

2019/03/20

Our documentary feature The forbidden strings directed by Afghan director Hasan Noori and produced by Afsaneh Salari in Docmaniacs collective was selected to participate in Qumra 2019 organised by Doha Film Institute in Qatar. Qumra is an initiative that seeks to provide mentorship, nurturing, and hands-on development for filmmakers from around the world.Qumra began 15…

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The Forbidden Strings received funding from Doha Institute

2019/01/01

Our documentary The Forbidden Strings, directed by Afghan filmmaker Hasan Noori and produced by Docmaniacs Collective member Afsaneh Salari receives Doha institute grant of fall 2018 as part of international projects funding for post-production.The goals of the Doha Film Institute Grants Programme are to identify new talent, seek out new cinematic voices and discover universally…

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The Silhouettes wins Sundance Institute production grant

2018/06/01

Our documentary film The Silhouettes (watch out! It’s a working title) is lucky to be among the 23 recipients of Sundance Production grant. The film is directed by Afsaneh Salari and produced together with Afsaneh and Jewel Maranan from the Philippines. “These artists are hard at work on projects that capture the world as it…

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