Watch Afghan Voices in Terrible Times: Screening and Discussion with Afghans in Exile

March 11, 2022

From the Community Church of Boston on April 10, 2022, Afghan filmmakers and writers in exile spoke to their and their country’s trauma since the fall of the country to the Taliban. They shared their recent experiences and the films they made during Community Supported Film’s training and mentoring project: The Fruit of Our Labor – Afghan Perspectives in Film. Michael Sheridan, CSFilm’s Director, spoke about the ongoing work of CSFilm to help evacuate and resettle Afghans and what the community can do to help: Advocate for Afghans

Watch this event on YouTube: Afghan Voices in Terrible Times

The filmmakers in exile who joined the conversation were:

  • Aqeela Rezai, filmmaker and actress, currently a refugee in France
  • Reza Sahel, filmmaker and photographer, currently a refugee in Germany
  • Hasib Amati, filmmaker, currently a refugee in Germany
  • Jamal Aram, filmmaker and author, CSFilm project coordinator and translator, former refugee now a citizen of Canada

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