The Forbidden Reel

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Driven to create amidst war and chaos, Afghan filmmakers gave birth to an extraordinary national cinema. Driven to destroy, Taliban extremists set out to torch that legacy. Using newly restored images from the Afghan Films Archive, Afghan-Canadian director Ariel Nasr tells the story of Afghanistan's fearless and visionary filmmakers including "Engineer" Latif Ahmadi and Siddiq Barmak.
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May 05, 2021
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