Roberta Staley


Roberta Staley is a Vancouver-based filmmaker, author, award-winning editor and journalist. She has worked internationally in the developing world and in conflict and post-conflict regions. During her first stay in Afghanistan in 2012, she researched literacy, gender equality and culture.

She returned in 2015 to direct her first independent film Mightier Than the Sword a documentary showing how the creation of an open media in Afghanistan has created a gateway for women's voices. One of the women featured in Mightier Than the Sword, Mozhdah Jamalzadah, is the subject of a book written by Staley--Voice of Rebellion (Greystone Publishers), for release in October 2019.

Films by Roberta Staley