Communist-era Afghanistan was a tumultuous time, but the state film association also oversaw the commissioning of dozens of fiction films that portrayed the lives of everyday people with rapturous beauty. With the rise of the Taliban, three brave filmmakers hid their unfinished films at the risk of their own lives. In this gripping retelling of the political and personal stakes of revolution, their former footage is finally revealed.
In Person: Filmmkaer, Mariam Ghani, and producer, Adam Hogan
PRODUCERS: Mariam Ghani, Alysa Nahmias
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Adam Hogan
EDITOR: Ian Olds