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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First Broadcast

April 27, 2012



Producer Director

Andrew Lang


Jenny Kleeman

Executive Producer

Eamonn Matthews


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