born 1966, film director, author and journalist for German
broadcasting cooperation ARD, Deutschlandfunk, Deutsche Welle and
national print media. He has been covering Afghanistan as a reporter
since 2004. He is also a media aid worker and lecturer and has trained
a new generation of Afghan journalists for different media NGOs.
Founder of the Afghanistan Film Festival Cologne. Curator of the
'Afghanistan from Inside' special at Dok-Leipzig festival 2008. He