Afro1 has an exceptional experience in Film and media Production,
For several years Afro1 produced films and videos for various international and local NGOs And TV including Oxfam GB, Chatham House, Saferworld and Resonate! Yemen Foundation, and television channels and news agencies including: Reuters, BBC, and Al Jazeera. providing high standers productions services in Yemen.
“There’s always room for a story that can transport people to another place.”
– J.K. Rowling
This is me
Abdurahman Hussein (also known as Afro) is an award-winning filmmaker and producer, currently based in Montreal, Canada.
During his study of Graphic Design in Sana’a, Abdurahman realised his passion for filmmaking and began working tirelessly in the field. Eventually he went on to get a Filmmaking diploma from world renowned film school, La Femis. For the past five years, he has produced high caliber documentary video contents
Afro creatively directed video campaigns for International organizations and corporations. Abdurahman gained recognition in the field as Assistant Director on the Oscar Nominated film, Karama Has No Wall s. In the aftermath of Yemen’s 2011 popular uprising, Abdurahman co-founded the media collective #SupportYemen and produced Yemen’s most circulated and well-acclaimed short films engaging with issues of social justice creating a vision for a better Yemen. Abdurahman’s work includes short documentaries and videos for various international and local television channels, NGOs, and news agencies, including: Reuters, Oxfam, BBC, Al Jazeera, Chatham House, Saferworld and Resonate Yemen.