Nestled among a rugged landscape of rocks, rubble and dust lives a small village that Wolf and Sheep follows in a docudrama style. The town and stories are based on the experiences of the films writer-director Shahrbanoo Sadat, who lived in the region the film is based on for seven years, later moving to Kabul at age 18 to study film-making. Sadat is youngest film-maker ever to be selected for the Cannes’ Cinefoundation Residency, which she achieved in 2011 at age 20 with her . . .

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Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.