Born in March 1968 in Teheran Afsar Sonia Shafie is an Iranian filmmaker based in Zurich, Switzerland

Education: 2000–2001 Film Studies in Ecal, Ecole cantonale d’ art de Lausanne, Switzerland, film department/ 2001 Participation at Atelier zerodeux, Documentary work shop/ 1995 Film Studies at the Iranian Youth Cinema Society « script-writing, directing, cinematography, photography, editing/ 1992 Bachelors degree in philosophy at the University of Tabriz, Iran/ 1988 Collage diploma in Social Sciences and Economics at Fatemieh school, Karaj, Tehran

Filmography: 2017 Children of The Revolution, 88min, Switzerland /Iran / 2006 City Walls-My Own Private Tehran, 87min, Switzerland/ 2003 Sodagary, Trade, Photo & Video exhibition, Co-Work with Martin A. Frei, Message Salon, Zurich, Switzerland/ Iran/ 2002 Arches, Short documentary, Switzerland/Armenia/ 2001 Quelle chance! , Short documentary, Switzerland/ 2001 What ever, short fiction, Switzerland/ 1999 Speech Corner, short documentary, Iran/ 1998 Voice Of The Sun, short fiction, Iran/ 1997 The Great Archer of the Mountains, short documentary, Iran

My first reading experience at the age of 7 was Little Prince of Antoine de Saint-Exupery and the first film I've seen in a movie theater, at the age of 7, was Hamlet of Laurence Olivier