FILMMAKER AND SOCIAL ACTIVIST

Mohammad Sajid Arghandaiwal (Part I)

Afghan documentary filmmaker, writer and peace activist

 

     Mohammad Sajid Arghandaiwal is a documentary filmmaker from Kabul. He is becoming a prominent voice and social activist for peace.  He is writing two books. He began with little more than an idea and a mobile phone. 

 

     He is the future of Afghanistan. He is 19 years old.... (more)  

 

Read his interview with Edward Zellem (Part 1 of 2)

"The Seeker is the Finder:

A Young Afghan, His Mobile Phone, and Filmmaking in Afghanistan"

MOHAMMAD SAJID ARGHANDAIWAL

 

AFGHAN CELEBRITY AND THOUGHT LEADER INTERVIEWS

with Edward Zellem  

FILMMAKER AND SOCIAL ACTIVIST

Mohammad Sajid Arghandaiwal (Part II)

Afghan documentary filmmaker, writer and peace activist

 

     Some people talk about peace and development.  And some people do things to make it happen.  Sajid does both.  His efforts call to mind the famous Afghan Proverb  “Nekee-kun ba daryaa beeandaaz.”  نیکی کن به دریا بینداز 

     It means “Do good for people, and throw your goodness in the river.”  This proverb is from a Persian fable about a man who did good things for their own sake without expecting any reward, but in the end many good things came to him too.... (more) 

 

Read Part 2 of his interview with Edward Zellem

"Social Media and Filmmaking in Afghanistan"