Far From Afghanistan
Showings
Dutmers TheaterWed, Jul 31, 2013 3:00 PM
Sponsored by Janet Borgerson
Not Available  
 
Milliken AuditoriumSat, Aug 3, 2013 3:00 PM
Sponsored by Farangiz Zand
Not Available  
 
Film Info
Section:Documentary
Release Year:2012
Runtime:129 min.
Type of Film:Feature Documentary
Rating:NR
Production Country:USA
Original Language:English
Pashto
Dari
Subtitles:English
Web Site:http://farfromafghanistan.org/
Cast/Crew Info
Cast:Andre Gregory
Director:John Gianvito
Jon Jost
Minda Martin
Travis Wilkerson
Soon-Mi Yoo
Produced by:Michael Bowes
Steve Holmgren
Editing By:John Gianvito
Rob Todd
Pacho Velez
Description
TCFF regular John Gianvito (“Vapor Trail (Clark),” TCFF ‘11 and “Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind,” TCFF ‘08) returns with his latest documentary, a collaborative work with four other filmmakers that offers a big-picture look at the decade-long US war in Afghanistan. Inspired by the landmark 1967 film “Far From Vietnam,” this anthology analyzes how the ongoing war has affected both sides through a mosaic of poetic and experimental approaches, interweaving material from the five American directors with on-the-ground footage shot by Afghani filmmakers to present both a reflexive examination on the nature of war imagery and a forum to generate dialog about how US foreign policy affects people around the globe. In Person: Director John Gianvito (Sat).
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