The DocYard: Midnight Traveler

Mon. Sep 9, 2019 7:00pm - 8:30pm EDT
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$10.00 - $12.00
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Director: Hissan Fazili


Film Details: 2019, 87 minutes, DCP


When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee with his wife and two young daughters. Capturing their uncertain journey, Fazili shows firsthand the dangers facing refugees seeking asylum and the love shared between a family on the run. 


MIDNIGHT TRAVELER is a feature-length autobiographical documentary chronicling the struggles of a family of Afghan filmmakers on the run after becoming targets of the Taliban. Touching on topics of broad political interest like the refugee crisis in Europe, the film puts a human face on these issues by providing first-person access to one family’s choices, anxieties, and hopes as they try to survive deportation, a life in hiding, and the smuggling route to Europe. 


 


 

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Brattle Theatre 40 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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