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Midnight Traveler

2019, 87mins

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.


The more problems my family experienced, and the harder life was for us, the stronger the images were. Hassan Fazili


Directed by Hassan Fazili

Produced by Emelie Coleman Hahdavian and Su Kim


AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

Sundance 2019 (World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award)


RESOURCES

The Guardian Film Review

New York Times Film Review 

Screen Daily - Sundance Review 

Interview with Director, Hassan Fazili 


SCREENING  INFO

You can access the film (rent or buy option) via: https://play.google.com/store/movies/details?id=3ouSVo752m4.P

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