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Midnight Traveler

Hassan Fazili / United States - Canada / 2018 / 87 ' / English - Bulgarian - Persian

Credits

Emelie Mahdavian
Emelie Mahdavian
Daniel Timmons
Daniel Timmons
Gretchen Jude
Michael Ehrenzweig & Fatima Hossaini

Awards & Festivals

Official Selection, Hot Docs, 2019 (World Premiere)
Official Selection, Berlinale, 2019

Upcoming Screenings

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previously screened

In Production

Afghan filmmaker Hassan Fazili directed a film about the Taliban—and in March 2015, the Taliban put a bounty on his head.

Synopsis

When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee the country with his wife and two young daughters. Capturing the family’s uncertain journey firsthand, Fazili documents their harrowing trek across numerous borders revealing the danger and uncertainty facing refugees seeking asylum juxtaposed with the unbreakable love shared amongst the family on the run.

 

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