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Afghan Star

(No longer in theaters)
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  • Director: Havana Marking   Cast: Habib Amiri, Setara Hussainzada, Rafi Naabzada, Lima Sahar, Hameed Sakhizada
  • Running Time: 87 minutes
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Havana Marking


Zeitgeist Films

Release Date

Jun 26, 2009

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This energetic look at Afghanistan’s American Idol–like reality show is both an unapologetic wallow in pop culture and a poignant look at a nation where singing was recently banned under the Taliban. One could quibble with its refusal to dwell more on its social themes, but it’s hard not to be entertained.


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