No Woman – Short Film (2015) by Yama Rauf

Two women walks to a same path to reach to their destination as they face a signboard shows No woman allowed to cross the road.

No Woman shines the spotlight on the big “no” that is given to women in Islamic societies, when it comes to making decisions for themselves. Majority of women suffers from inequality, but few stands to fight against it. No Woman shows few girls on screen, but it represents story of almost every women and their aspirations and obstacles.

WIN
●Best Film Prize, Afghanistan. 2015.
●Best Experimental Audience Choice Award, WVN film festival, USA – 2016
●Best Experimental Film Award, Euroshorts 2016, Poland

Festival Selection/Screenings
• Feminist and Queer Film Festival – 2015
• Afghanistan’s Women’s Film Festival – 2015
• Pheonix Film Festival Melbourne – 2015
• Tracce Cinematografiche Film Fest – 2016
• East Van Short Film Showcase – 2016
• Ammar Popular Film Festival – 2016
• Women’s Voice Now – 2016
• European International Film Festival – 2016
• Feedback Toronto film festival – 2016
• IndieWise virtual festival – 2017
• Euroshorts festival – 2016
• Twisted Oyster Film Festival – 2016
• Film Screening: We Are Part of the Landscape | Experimental Films 2016
• Equality Festival 2016

The film was at Gallery Heike Arndt DK in Berlin and Kettinge, Denmark for Exbition.

Director/Writer/Cinematographer: Yama Rauf
Assistant director: Omar Farahmand

Contact: yama.rauf@gmail.com

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