A dozen years after his Oscar-nominated Iraq in Fragments, American documentarian James Longley delivers a sweeping, profoundly compassionate group portrait of Afghan students and teachers still weathering national turbulence.
Did You Know?
Afghanistan was not the first country in which director James Longley tried to make a school-based film. He made multi-year attempts at the project in both Iran and Pakistan before moving the film to Afghanistan. He then filmed continuously for over three years in a Kabul school to make Angels Are Made Of Light. See more