Siddiq Barmak

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Date of Birth: September 7, 1962 Growing up in Afghanistan, Siddiq Barmak dreamed of being a cinema projectionist, but he eventually realized that he wanted to have a more hands-on role in filmmaking, and in 1987, he got his masters in film direction.In 1988, he made his first documentary short film, called The Disaster of Withering, and in 1991, ... See full bio »

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Opium War Writer
The Pass Writer
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 2008 Opium War (writer)
 2003 Kabul Cinema (Short)
 2003 Osama (writer)
 1990 The Ascent
 1990 The Shadow (Short)
 1987 Bigana (Short)
 1985 The Circle (Short)
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Earned a Masters in Film Direction from VGIK in 1987.

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