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What We Left Unfinished


Tue, 10/27/2020 - 6:30pm


Film Screening

*This film may not be rated*

Film "What We Left Unfinished"

From Variety- Miriam Ghani’s film spotlights five features that were abandoned during Afghanistan’s Communist era (1978-1991), their fate decreed by regime changes or the vagaries of censorship. Excerpts from surviving footage plus latter-day interviews with the filmmakers highlight the fragility of artistic creation under even less turbulent circumstances, and provide insight into a hitherto largely inaccessible period in which strict political messaging nonetheless permitted a great deal of intriguing celluloid expression.

Watch the trailer

Ziya Kaya, Graduate Student, Anthropology
Mariam Ghani
Dari (with English subtitles), English
71 min
Zoom (link TBD)
To request disability-related accommodations that would ensure your full participation in this event, please contact: jellison@email.arizona.edu