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The Forbidden Reel

The Forbidden Reel

Documentary | English | 119 minutes

Company

National Film Board of Canada


Trailer

vimeo.com/371233663


Synopsis

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. Marvelling in the beauty and fragile power of movies, Afghan-Canadian director Ariel Nasr crafts a thrilling and utterly original story of modern Afghanistan.

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Completion Year

2019


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