Havana Marking (Director and Producer) achieved international success with her feature documentary Afghan Star. This told the story of Pop Idol in Afghanistan and won both Best Director and Audience Awards at Sundance 2009. The film went on to win the Grierson for Best Doc on a Contemporary Issue and a Prix Italia. After a successful four week run at the ICA London, it went to over 100 cinemas across the US. The follow-up film 'Silencing the Song' is a short film (35 mins) funded by HBO. Due to TX in January.
TFI Documentary Fund | 2011