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Synopsis


A random encounter  with a young wounded Afghan in a military hospital sets in motion  an unusual and intimate story between two women  the indomitable Bibi Hajji , the mother of the boy, and a film maker from the country that well may have shot him. We see the story of war and it's effects but this time from the cloister of the women's room and through these women's eyes.

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Synopsis


A random encounter  with a young wounded Afghan in a military hospital sets in motion  an unusual and intimate story between two women  the indomitable Bibi Hajji , the mother of the boy, and a film maker from the country that well may have shot him. We see the story of war and it's effects but this time from the cloister of the women's room and through these women's eyes.

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Filmmaker


Filmmaker


Carol Dysinger recently completed a feature length documentary "Camp Victory, Afghanistan". It premiered in competition at South By South West 2010, played at the Museum of Modern Art Doc Fortnight and the Human Rights Watch Film Festival. Funded by Sundance Doc Fund and Corporation for Public Broadcasting, it was shown on American Public Television and other broadcast outlets around the world. 

At the beginning of her career she won the student Academy Award for her short “Sixteen Down”. Then was hired by the band “The Clash” to edit their music videos. Carol then alternated between editing high profile documentaries, narrative features and working as a screenwriter in LA.  (Paramount, FOX and HBO Independent).

She has edited films produced by Martin Scorsese and John Sayles in The U.S., Mexico, Ireland, and the U.K. The docs she has edited, written or consulted on have won awards all over the world.

She teaches at NYU Tisch School of the Arts – in the Maurice Kanbar Institute of Graduate Film – as well as in the innovatiove ITP program – and is an advisor at the Sundance Doc Institute, and a Fellow at Fordham Law Schools Center on National Security. She is a member of WGAwest.

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Production Team


Production Team


Su Kim

producer

Su Kim’s work is characterized by an interest in crafting nuanced films exploring America’s most pressing issues. From Kimjongilia to Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story (both director NC Heikin),) , and Adama ADAMA (director David Felix Sutcliffe), her documentaries have received the support of ITVS, Sundance Institute, NY State Council for the Arts, Cal Humanities, Tribeca Film Institute, Catapult Film Fund. Su is currently producing One Bullet Afghanistan (director Carol Dysinger), Sanson and Me and Lupe Under the Sun (both director Rodrigo Reyes).  Su is one of six filmmakers invited to the Sundance Institute Women’s Initiative Mentorship program.

Jesper Jack

PRODUCER

Jesper Jack is the award winning producer and founder of House of Real – a groundbreaking factual cross platform media house based in Copenhagen and Malmö and is a previous winner of best IDFA pitch with the film IF I CANT DANCE (THE WAR SHOW). House of Real focuses on high-end documentary filmmaking, tv-series, and transmedia, with a focus on innovation in creative development processes, value creation by exploring different platforms and international collaboration. The company works for a number of Denmark’s most important museums in creating content and have provided provides strategies for partners like The Swedish Film Institute and Britdoc. Jesper worked between 09-11 as doc consultant at the DFI commissioning more than 30 films – among them Academy Award nominated THE ACT OF KILLING and Tribeca winner DEMOCRATS. Lately he has been the co-producer of TWO RAGING GRANNIES and is currently working on films in Syria, China, Greece and Ghana.

Enat Sidi

Supervising Editor

Born and raised in Tel Aviv, Enat Sidi is now one of the leading editors in the documentary film world. She is a frequent collaborator with directors Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, having edited most of their nonfiction feature films including The Boys of Baraka (2005 Emmy nominee), Jesus Camp (2006 Academy Award nominee), HBO’s 12th & Delaware (Peabody winner) and Detropia for which Enat won the editing award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. In addition, Enat has worked on many prestigious films for a myriad of diverse filmmakers including Ellen Kuras (The Betrayal) and Jennifer Vendiiti (Billy the Kid). She recently acted as the consulting editor on Bully, the high profile doc released in 2012 by the Weinstein Company. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Javed Rezayee

Associate Producer

Javed Rezayee has translated, subtitled, and provided consultancy for several documentary films on Afghanistan including: “Opium Brides” produced by PBS/FRONTLINE; “Snow Leopards of Afghanistan” made by MRF/National Geographic; and “Far From Afghanistan” created by Emerson College. Javed is currently Associated Producer of “One Bullet Afghanistan” directed by Carol Dysinger. He’s been working with Open Society Foundations in New York since 2012. Previously he worked for five years with United Nations’ voluntary disarmament and refugee programs in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Javed was born in Kabul and graduated from Tufts University in 2010.