Phantoms of the zoo

Phantoms of the zoo

  • Directed by Mahbooba Ibrahimi
  • Afghanistan, 2009
  • Workshops in Afghanistan - Kabul
  • Memory & History, Urban life
  • Shooting place : KABOUL
  • Duration : 15 min
  • Audio : Parsi-Dari
  • Subtitles : English, French

Synopsis

The zoo has been rebuilt and is a popular leisure destination for the people of Kabul. During the civil war it was a bloody battlefield. Does the memory of those times still haunt the zoo today?

  • Direction : Mahbooba Ibrahimi
  • Image : Mahbooba Ebrahimi
  • Sound : Basir Seerat
  • Edition : Youssef Charifi

Rewards, festivals and diffusions

États Généraux du Film Documentaire

  • Place : Lussas (France)
  • Date : 2010

Festival International du Film d'Environnement

  • Place : Paris (France)
  • Date : 2010

Festival Internacional de Escuelas de Cine

  • Place : Montevideo (Uruguay)
  • Date : 2010

International Documentary Film Festival

  • Place : Copenhague (Danemark)
  • Date : 2010

International Student Film Festival

  • Place : Tel Aviv (Israël)2010 : États
  • Date : 2010

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Since 2006, more than 30 young Afghan filmmakers took part to the workshops in Kabul. 33 films were made there and initiated the resurgence of documentary films in the country.

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