Basir Seerat (born 1983)

Adress Småbrukets Backe 31 Huddinge


Tel  0769564600



2001 – 2005: Kabul University,

Bachelor of fine Arts with certificate from Cinema & Theater department, Kabul, Afghanistan

2010 – 2011: Atelier Varan Kabul and Paris cities

  • Cinematographic writing & Cinema directing
  • Film technique: picture, sound, editing, cinematography
  • Learning the elaboration of documentary project
  • The directing of short documentary film


2009: ZigZag Academy, Online Journalism Training Course

Basic Journalism, Editorial Values Online Journalism, Interviewing Political, Reporting Investigative Journalism

2004: Photo journalism at AINA media and culture center Kabul, Afghanistan







Model Photography

Industrial photography

Photo editing

Caption Writing

Adobe Premier

Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Photoshop

MS Office

Social media


Basic web design

Events making

Festival organizing

Media Management

Documentary film and film festival managements


2013: Best documentary award for film of Little Afghanistan, “Afghan International Human Rights Film Festival”

2013: Best cinematography award for film of Little Afghanistan, “Mehragan Afghan Film Festival”

2012: Images & voice of hope, IVOH 2012 Award for Arts & Human rights media activism “Media can create meaningful, positive change in the world



  •  2013 till now director of Afghan Documentary Film Festival, Stockholm and Asian Kulturhuset non-profit organization.  Responsibilities: Film screenings, managing film festival, technical response, web and designing materials, inviting guests, general administration
  • 2014 August – 2015 Feb Internship Cinematographer and photographer at Scandinavian Studios  Editing video pilot, Photographer, Sound assistant, Light men and technical assistant.
  • 2013 – 2017: Vice-Chairman at Saga International women film festival, Stockholm  Responsibilities: Film screenings, managing film cafés, technical response, web and designing materials, inviting guests, general administration with other staff.’
  • 2009 – 2012: Vice Chairman of Open Society Organization, Afghanistan. Responsibilities: Managing human rights events, supervising multimedia projects, short film productions, photo exhibitions.
  • 2007 – 2012: Editor in Chief, Project supervisor, International Relation officer, and advisor at 3rd Eye Film & Photojournalism Agency, Afghanistan
  • 2005 – 2012: Directed 5 short films. Little Afghanistan &Bird, Street is my home for Ateliers Varan Paris, and 3 short fictions for OSO & 3rd Eye Film & Photojournalism Center.
  • 2004 – 2018: more than 20 photo exhibitions, groups, and individuals inside and outside Afghanistan. New York, Kabul, Bamiyan, Switzerland, Iran, Danmark, Sweden & Australia.



Working with culture projects

Film projects

TV shows

Photography projects

Social media

Media Management

Event making

Human rights activism

Other relevant platforms



Persian: native

English: fluent

Swedish: fluent

Urdu: good

Pashto: good