The Western Journal: September 1, 2021

Sonia Nassery Cole was interviewed by The Western Journal.

Award-winning filmmaker Sonia Nassery Cole is deeply distressed knowing what lies ahead for her native Afghanistan, and particularly the country’s women, under Taliban rule.

It’s a record of brutality she knows all too well based on her travels back to the Near Eastern nation.

Cole — who escaped to the United States following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 — has made the Taliban the subject of two feature films she wrote and directed: “The Black Tulip” (2010) and “I Am You” (2019), both based on true stories.

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