3rd Afghan Documentary Film Festival 11-13 December 2015

About festival Afghan Film Festival

ADFF is an International Afghan Documentary Festival in Sweden, with films from around Afghanistan by Afghan’s and films about Afghanistan by international filmmakers. Each year, the Festival presents a selection of  cutting-edge documentaries about Afghanistan and it’s one of the most typical and anthropologist film festival about Afghanistan, to introduce the young and new generation of filmmakers, as a platform to share the works of film makers, artists who have unfortunately been marginalized by the authority.  It will present stories of lives affected by war, discrimination and injustice. These stories are of people who have resisted oppression and fought against violence to create a more human world.

ADFF was founded in 2013 by Shahmama and Salsal Afghan Union as culture project in Sweden and this year we will work true Asian Culture House as bigger project  and we will have more partners and organizations.

We support the work of Afghans and international documentary filmmakers and to promote excellence in documentary production.


To advance and celebrate the art of documentary, and to showcase the work of and create production opportunities for documentary filmmakers.


ADFF is a project, dedicated to advancing and celebrating the art of documentary with a specific subject which is Afghanistan. The project showcases Afghan and international documentaries to the public and delivers professional development, market and network opportunities to documentary professionals through the presentation of an annual documentary festival and complimentary activities.


ADFF, running December 11 to 13/ 2015, will feature Afghan and international competitive programs, as an international documentary window to the markets.

Submission starts: 1st April 2015

Deadline: 30 September 2015.

ADFF invites entries to the festival. The entries can be short and ling documentary. Entry is open to all national and international entrants.


  • Best Documentary of Afghanistan.
  • Best female director.
  • Best human rights documentary.
  • Best international film about Afghanistan.
  • Best Severin Blanchet award which dedicated to French film teacher and director who been killed in Afghanistan. 


Film Submission (OPEN April to September 2015



Blockstensvägen 80 Lgh 1201

137 65 JORDBRO



Tel: +46 763214832

Email: basirseerat@gmail.com

Email: Parnasmedia@gmail.com


Kabul Address:  3rd Eye Photojournalism Center

Karta 3, Puli Sorkh, Shura Street

Reza Sahel


FORM in PDF here :  ADFF Submission form 2015


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