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The Forbidden Reel

afghanistan mujahid cinema on cinema taliban docudrama religious fundamentalism afghan-soviet war (1979-89) political repression film censorship

The Forbidden Reel

Release Date: March 03, 2020

Year    :   2020
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Documentary, History
Production Companies    :   ONF | NFB, Al Jazeera English, TVO, Loaded Pictures
Director    :   Ariel Nasr
Producers    :   Mylene Chalifoux, Annette Clarke, Ariel Nasr, Ariel Nasr, Stacey Tenenbaum, Sergeo Kirby, Sergeo Kirby, Aisha Jamal, Kat Baulu, Jane Jankovic, Fiona Lawson-Baker, Linda Fong, Charles Faubert, Gaël Cheval, Soraya Atayee, David Noreau, Saleem Yousofzada, Kazim Farnood
Writers    :   Ariel Nasr
RunTime    :   121 mins.

According to the official history of Afghanistan, ruthless destruction has always prevailed over art and creation; but there is another tale to be told, the forgotten account of a diverse and progressive country, seen through the lens of innovative filmmakers, a story that survives thanks to a few brave Afghans, a small but very passionate group that secretly fought to save a huge film archive that was constantly menaced by war and religious fanaticism.

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