Azerbaijani filmmaker Tahmina Rafaella was only 19 when her script, Icari Sahar (Inner City), was made into a film where she also starred as the lead character. She has gone on to pursue an acting career in Los Angeles, while still writing. She also wrote and starred in her directorial debut, short film Qadın (A Woman).
- Banu 2022
- Qadin (A Woman) 2020