Faces of Change | An Afghan Village
Afghanistan | Faces of Change • Documentary, U, 01-Jan-1974
A collage of daily life in Aq Kupruk builds from the single voice that calls the townspeople to prayer, the brisk exchange of the bazaar, communal labour in the fields, and the uninhibited sports and entertainment of rural Afghans. The theme of the film focuses on rural society.
Up Next in Afghanistan | Faces of Change
Faces of Change | Afghan Women
The words of the women and their lives in the seclusion suggest both the satisfying and the limiting aspects of a woman's role in a rural Afghan community. Filmed in 1974 in the Balkh Province, an area inhabited by Tajik and other Central Asian peoples the film focuses on women and examines the e...
Faces of Change | Afghan Nomads - The...
At dawn a nomad caravan descends on Aq Kupruk from the foothills of the Hindu Kush. In their camp, and in commerce with the townspeople, the Maldar reveal the mixture of faith and distrust that has kept nomads and sedentary people separate and interdependent over the centuries.
Faces of Change | Wheat Cycle
The people and their labour are bound to the land in the cycle of activities to the sowing to the harvesting of wheat. Without narration or subtitles, the film conveys a sense of unity between the people and the land. Filmed in the Balkh Province, an area inhabited by Tajik and other Central Asia...