Midnight Traveler

By

Hassan Fazili & Emelie Mahdavian

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 both the danger and desperation of their multi-year odyssey and the tremendous love shared between them.

Festivals & Awards

Sundance Film Festival 2019: World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award

Berlinale Panorama Official Selection:
Special mention – Prizes of the Ecumenical Jury
Special Mention – Peace Film Prize
2nd Place for the Panorama Audience Award

Thessaloniki Film Festival 2019: Special Jury Prize

Visions du Réel 2019: Audience Award

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019: Grand Jury Award Special Mention

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2019: Award of Excellence

Beyond Borders IFF 2021 – Best History Documentary Award

Trailer

Original title: Midnight Traveler

Production: Old Chilly Pictures - ITVS - POV / American Documentary

Nationality: USA - Qatar - Canada - UK

Year of production: 2019

Running time: 86

Language: Farsi, English

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