14th DMZ Docs(2022)
I AM DOCU
Controversial Afghan pop star and activist Aryana Sayeed mentors young hopefuls as they prepare to appear on a hit TV singing competition show. As the show’s female contestants Zahra Elham and Sadiqa Madadgar are on the verge of their dreams becoming reality, the Taliban returns to power.
Afghan-Canadian director and screenwriter based in Toronto. Her first feature documentary film, And Still I Sing screened at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, Sheffield DocFest, Doc Edge Festival, and Sydney Film Festival, and is currently on the festival circuit.