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Sayed Edris Fakhri
director. actor. puppeteer
born in Afghanistan (AF), lives in Kabul (AF)
Bachelor of theater and Cinema Fine Arts faculty Kabul University (AF) on 2008. Master Degree in Film Design, Kabul University 2020.
During his studies he started to work with Azdar theatre. He worked in different theatre shows with this group in national and international levels. He started his activity in puppet theatre in 2010 with Parwaz Puppet theatre group.
He attended different theatre festivals in foreign countries like: National School of Drama in India (IN), International Puppet theatre Festival in Iran (IR), Ishara Puppet theatre Festival in India , Tehran Mubarak festival in Iran, Nepal international theatre festival in Nepal.
From 2010 until 2016 he worked with institutions and organizations like Goethe Institut, UNICEF, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GIZ / Ziviler Friedensdienst ZFD and Afghan Medias like TOLO TV in the areas of children rights, peace building and theatre performance.
From 2014 until 2016 he was Team leader at Parwaz Puppet Theater Group. He works in numerous films and TV series like Defenders, Shereen etc. The last film he had performed is “Unfinished life”
From May 2017 until Feb 2018 he worked with KULA Compagnie in Malalai The afghan virgin from Orleans at Deutsches National Theater Weimar. After coming back to Afghanistan he directed many theatre performances. “Story of a Story” is the first short film he made. It won the best man actor award in 6 th Herat international women’s film festival (AF).