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Films from kanopy about Afghanistan

These films from kanopy recognize importance of understanding the significance of the events occurring in real time in Afghanistan, as well as the historical chain of events that have preceded the Taliban takeover. 

To honor the experience of the Afghan people while providing insight into the tumultuous history of Afghanistan and the Taliban, kanopy has carefully curated a selection of films that both educate and celebrate the country’s culture.

The Kite Runner (2007), a highlight from this collection, shows the toll of war in Afghanistan and the hardships its people have been forced to endure. Directed by Marc Forster, this Academy Award-nominated film brings forth a story of friendship and the selfless actions taken by one man to commemorate that bond.

This collection also features the following films: