Afghanistan: Lights, Camera, Death Threats

Channel 4: Unreported World

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Unreported World finds out what it takes to survive in the world's toughest movie industry.


Cinema was outlawed in Afghanistan under the Taliban and a decade later, despite their overthrow, death threats remain a fact of life for Afghan film-makers.


Reporter Jenny Kleeman and director Andrew Lang join the country's biggest film stars on set, and discover a passionate family of film-makers and actors, drawing strength and humour from each other as they risk their lives to produce movies.

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