After 30 years of war and Taliban rule, pop Idol has come to Afghanistan. Millions are watching the TV series ‘Afghan Star’ and voting for their favourite singers by mobile phone. For many this is their first encounter with democracy. This timely film follows the dramatic stories of four contestants as they risk all to become the nation’s favourite singer. But will they attain the freedom they hope for in this vulnerable and traditional nation?
Interview with the director
Duration: 77 mins Director: Havana Marking Country: UK Certificate: E Genre: Documentary