Afghan Star

Can a reality TV series unite the war, and strife-ravaged nation of Afghanistan? Well, the "American Idol"- like show "Afghan Star" has helped do so since 2005, and this acclaimed documentary follows the four finalists, two of them women who perform in spite of Taliban pressure and death threats of the 2008 season, revealing how the show's popularity brings together the country's fragmented society. " Tells us more about the little country than a month of newscasts" - Financial Times

Year: 2008
Genre: Documentaries, General Docos, Film Festivals 2009
Country: Afghanistan, UK
Director: Havana Marking
Duration: 87 Minutes
Rating: PG
Location in store: Documentary (General)
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