Nasrin Hussaini

Born on March 26, 1981, Ms. Nasreen Hussaini got her Bachelor’s degree in Law with a focus on Judiciary and Prosecution.
From a young age, she participated in school plays and developed an interest in the performing arts. As an Afghan refugee, she couldn’t attend university in Iran. However, she began learning photography in 2000 with a Panasonic camera and became acquainted with Afghan artists, participating in their artistic endeavors.
In 2004, Hussaini returned to Afghanistan and began her first professional experience as a camera assistant in a feature film called “For You,” directed by Zabir Farghand. From then until 2021, she worked actively as a producer and director of social, family, children, and youth programs on various television networks, including Tamaddon, Seh, and SATV. She wrote and directed most of the scripts for her programs, showcasing her talent and passion for storytelling.
Along the way, Hussaini continued to hone her craft and expand her knowledge in film and cinema. She received professional training in television directing from Iranian television in 2006 and participated in directing and screenwriting courses held by the British Council and Roya Film House from 2014 to 2020.
Hussaini’s dedication and hard work paid off when she co-wrote and produced the short film “Silent Scream” with Roya Film House in 2020. The film won the Best Director and Best Actress awards at the sixth International Women’s Film Festival of Herat, a testament to her talent and creativity.
After the fall of the Republic regime on August 15, 2021, Hussaini evacuated to the United States. Currently, she works as a sports cinematographer at the University of Idaho and collaborates with Sheesha Media to interview artists.