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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 7:00pm
DCTV, 87 Lafayette St, NYC

Doors 6:30pm | Screening 7pm | No admittance after 7:15pm

Winner, 2019 Sundance Film Festival
World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for No Borders

The Film

Directed by Hassan Fazili / 2019 / 90 min

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.

Post-Screening Q&A

Su Kim (Producer) is a documentary producer in New York City and a 2015 Women at Sundance Fellow. Currently, she is producing One Bullet Afghanistan with director Carol Dysinger and Sanson and Me with director Rodrigo Reyes. Her recent film Hale County This Morning, This Evening, with director RaMell Ross and producer Joslyn Barnes, won the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Creative Vision at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, the prize for Best Documentary at the 2018 Gotham Awards, and was nominated for the 2019 Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary.

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Eventbrite - DCTV Presents: Winter 2019

Admittance

Please note that space is limited, and while RSVP is required, it does not guarantee admission. We advise that you arrive when doors open at 6:30pm. All RSVPs will be admitted first-come, first-served. No-shows will be released to those waiting at start time.

Drinks and popcorn available. No admittance after 7:15pm.

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This event is part of the Fall 2019 season of DCTV Presents, DCTV’s signature screening and event series that champions groundbreaking nonfiction film.

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