Afghan Stories (2003)
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The extraordinary experiences of ordinary Afghan citizens come to the screen in filmmaker Taran Davies' intimate account of life on a never-ending battlefield. From the harrowing experiences of a member of Afghan royalty tortured by the Taliban, to the efforts of an elder to work for peace as his son fights an ongoing war, the inspiring stories of the population that has endured 24 years of tyranny and war -- some of whom have never known peach within their lifetimes -- play out as U.S. forces
Apr 30, 2003 Wide
Jun 24, 2003
Seventh Art Releasing - Official Site
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A thoughtful, personal account of a single voyage through a violent region that does not pretend to have the answers or even a political ax to grind.
An informative work that puts a human face on the calamity in Afghanistan.
Afghan Stories is a rewarding and almost essential look at the other side of terrorism: it's not just the United States that feels the pain.
I learned more about modern Afghanistan in Afghan Stories than I did following the heavy media coverage during the war.
The documentary makes up in humane values what it lacks in sociological depth.
Running a little under an hour, this remarkable film accomplishes a great deal, drawing an important connection between what both Americans and Afghans were experiencing in the wake of 9/11, while turning a sharp eye to the intertwined futures of both cou
Rather than ignore our new neighbors, it's time we take the sweet loaf and jelly mold next door...and listen to what's going on through a different set of eyes. It's films like "Afghan Stories" that will hopefully begin to act as an educational icebreaker
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