DER Filmmaker

Wazhmah Osman

Wazhmah Osman

Wazhmah Osman is a New York City based documentary filmmaker. She has a masters degree in Middle Eastern Studies from New York University and currently is a PhD candidate in Culture and Communication also at NYU. She is also completing the Culture and Media Program in Anthropology. Before going back to school she worked for six years at Millennium Film Workshops and Cooper Union School of the Arts as a film technician, film instructor, and curator. Her short film Buried Alive has been widely circulated by numerous human rights organizations in an effort to shed light on the Taliban's brutal campaign against women.

Films Available at DER
Postcards from Tora Bora

Related Resources:
Wazhmah Osman's article Afghanistan: Vultures in the "Graveyard of Empires"
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