Alefbay-e afghan (Afghan Alphabet)
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Alefbay-e afghan (Afghan Alphabet)
Following worldwide critical acclaim for his 2001 drama Kandahar, Mohsen Makhmalbaf returns to the subject of Afghanistan for a documentary, Afghan Alphabet. The film explores the lot of Afghan children who live as refugees just inside the Iranian border. While children are shown playing or studying on camera, a narrator explains their situation. War, famine, and drought have left many of these children with no education. Even before the Taliban regime, a large majority of Afghans, boys and girls, did not have access to education. But an effort is being made in the refugee camps to provide… More
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