AFGHAN STAR – SILCD1292

Winner of two documentary awards at the Sundance Film Festival, Afghan Star is the film that is capturing the hearts of all that see it.

In Afghanistan you risk your life to sing, as contestants battle the odds to win the wildly popular American Idol style series, in a country struggling for democracy and modernity.

This release features the very best contestants performing the songs that held a nation enthralled alongside traditional music from Afghanistan.

“A fantastic documentary about a talent competition in a country where you would never dream such a thing is possible!” – Oprah Winfrey.

“Takes us somewhere few movies have…the film’s hard-won good vibes had the audience cheering!”
- Ty Burr, Boston Globe