Afghanistan Cinema

Afghan Cinema
Cinema entered Afghanistan at the beginning of 20th century. The political changes of Afghanistan have not allowed the cinema of the country to grow over the years. However, numerous Pashto and Persian films have been made both inside and outside Afghanistan throughout the 20th century. Cinema of Afghanistan entered a new phase since 2001.

Documentary films
Documentaries have been made in Afghanistan since the Taliban, most notably 16 Days in Afghanistan by Mithaq Kazimi and Postcards from Tora Bora by Wazhmah Osman.
The Boy who Plays on the Buddhas of Bamiyan a documentary shot by award-winning British director Phil Grabsky was released in 2001 and went on to win awards worldwide.
There is also a monthly magazine, Theme, that is published by Afghan Cinema Club that focuses on Afghan and international cinema.

Afghan Films
Afghan Film also known as Afghan Film Organization (AFO) is Afghanistan's state-run film company. It was established in 1968 and the president is Latif Ahmadi.

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