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Amir [videorecording] : an Afghan refugee in Pakistan

[filmmaker] John Baily ; National Film and Television School in association with the Royal Anthropological Institute.
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Musician Amir Mohammad moved from Herat, Afghanistan to Peshawar, Pakistan in 1979 as a result of the Marxist regime and civil war in his homeland. Through him viewers are introduced both to Afghan music and to the poverty and isolation faced by refugees.
Director
John Baily
Release Date
1985
Run Time
52 min.
Language
In Dari (Afghan Persian) and English with English subtitles.
Notes
Videodisc release of a 1985 production.
"Remastered in 2011 from the original negatives of 1985" -- Ending credits.
"For educational use only" -- Disc surface.
Credits
Director, editor, John Baily ; photographed, Wayne Derrick.
Published
London :Distributed by The Royal Anthropological Institute,2011.
Recording information
Filmed in Peshawar and Swat, Pakistan from May 4 to June 5, 1985.
Description
1 videodisc (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. DVD, PAL, all regions.
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