Sunday, 19 October 2008


This film is both heart rendering as well as heart warming. It shows Afghanistan in the 70's and the invasion of the Russians and the Taliban. 
These days you hear about Afghanistan, Irag and the Taliban almost on a daily basis from the news, but unfortunatley  they never tell you the whole gruesome story of what is really on going and what people have to face everyday. Women and children are suffering the most, and even today, in the 21st century, women are being stoned to death in public places.
Although the film has a happier ending, it still engraves the truth of what is really going on in a country living in the deep dark past while the rest of us bury our heads in the sand.

I feel designers have an obligation to make people aware of  the truth and have the power to do so. Although many projects are up and running such as Amnesty International, maybe something aught to be done so there were more...

Watch the trailer here: 

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