Return to Kandahar
Tuesday, 29 September 2009 15:41
Nelofer Pazira, the star of the movie "Kandahar", returns to her native Afghanistan. In the hope of tracking down her childhood friend Dyana -- whose story inspired the feature film -- Nelofer travels to the city of Kabul, Kandahar and Mazar-e-Sharif. Landing in Kabul, after 13 years, Nelofer unravels her past and the unfolding of history in her country while searching for Dyana.
The hope for a documentary like this is to create an experience for the viewer, a sense of empathy. We want to make Afghanistan real for people, not just another abstraction we hear about in news reports. Not just another story that can be forgotten once the world