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Midnight Traveler

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USA, UK, Canada, Qatar | 2019 | 90 min. | G

Midnight Traveler

USA, UK, Canada, Qatar | 2019 | 90 min. | G

Synopsis

When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee with his wife and two young daughters. Capturing their uncertain journey, Fazili shows firsthand the dangers facing refugees seeking asylum and the love shared between a family on the run.

 

“Midnight Traveler” is the Opening film of the festival this year.

 

Festivals:
Sundance Film Festival – World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award
Berlin International Film Festival – Ecumenical Jury Special Mention
Sheffield International Documentary Festival – Grand Jury Award
DocAcic Film Festival – Best International Film (Honorable Mention)
San Francisco International Documentary Festival – Grand Jury Award

 

Languages: Arabic, English, Turkish, Bulgarian
Subtitles: Lithuanian, English

Translated by Kristina Kaghdo; SDH by Dovilė Hofmanaitė

 

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Director: Hassan Fazili

Cinematography: Hassan Fazili, Nargis Fazili, Zahra Fazili, Fatima Hussaini

Editing: Emelie Coleman Mahavian

Producers: Su Kim, Emelie Coleman Mahdavian, Michael Ehrenzweig

Hassan Fazili

Filmography:
2019 – Midnight Traveler

October 13, 16:30
Pasaka Grand hall. Vilnius.

October 13

16:30

Pasaka Grand hall. Vilnius.

October 14, 20:30
Romuva Temporary Hall. Kaunas.
ATTENTION: original language with Lithuanian subtitles only

October 14

20:30

Romuva Temporary Hall. Kaunas.

ATTENTION: original language with Lithuanian subtitles only

October 19, 18:30
FC Vingis 3rd Hall. Vilnius.

October 19

18:30

FC Vingis 3rd Hall. Vilnius.

October 24, 20:00
Culture Factory. Klaipėda.

October 24

20:00

Culture Factory. Klaipėda.

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