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Frame by Frame (2015, Afghanistan) cert. 15, subtitled
Tuesday 11 October 2016 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Directors: Alexandria Bombach, Mo Scarpelli
Features: Massoud Hossaini, Wakil Kohsar, Najibullah Musafer, Farzana Wahidy
We are arranging a Q&A with co-director Mo Scarpelli
This documentary uniquely shows Afghanistan through the lenses of Afghans themselves.
The Taliban outlawed photography, but their fall allowed a fledgling free press to emerge, despite ongoing dangerous, often lethal, challenges. The directors follow four courageous photojournalists as they strive to reclaim their country’s identity lost through decades of war, violence and oppression.
Employing vérité footage, interviews, and material secretly shot during the Taliban regime, the photographers’ commitment, camaraderie and investigative drive shine through a “work of profound immediacy” (The Hollywood Reporter).
Review (Variety): can be found here
while the rather lengthy Official Trailer can be found below:
David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 11th October 2016
Show starts at 7.30PM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)
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