APERTURE: ASIA & PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL
Kabul, City in the Wind
12 June, Rio Cinema, London
Aboozar Amini, Afghanistan/Netherlands/Japan/Germany 2018, Farsi + English subtitles, 88 mins, London Premiere
In this unassuming documentary, Aboozar Amini presents the parallel ‘normal’ everyday lives of 12 year old Afshin and his younger brother Benjamin, and a bus driver in war-torn Kabul. This nuanced film is a love letter to a city and a country ravaged by war, in which its inhabitants strive for a better life in the face of adversity.