“An outstanding film that starts off slowly, but builds into a revelatory document about Afghanistan and its current travails.”~The Guardian
Aroview: In documenting one man’s precarious quest to restore thousands of hours of film heritage in the post-Taliban Kabul, New Zealand filmmaker Pietra Brettkelly poignantly unveils the ravaged heart of contemporary Afghanistan and its forgotten history.
3 stars (Good Enough) Is the project to restore these films worth it? Check out the faces of the audiences watching the Archive's travelling film show. Be beware of the philistines among us in our own society who throw things out and destroy history.~tubbs