Loading
Festival

Midnight Traveler

MA15+ Documentary

Sorry, there are no upcoming session times for Midnight Traveler at Dendy Canberra

Synopsis

Thursday, August 1 at 6.30PM

When the Taliban put a price on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee with his filmmaker wife Fatima and their two young daughters. Using smartphones, the family chronicle their 5000 kilometre, three year journey. ?

Refugees rarely get to tell their own stories, but Midnight Traveler has an immediacy and intimacy that puts a human face on a global crisis. The danger and difficulty of the family’s journey is balanced by the warmth of their love for each other. Fazili’s eye for unexpected beauty and the irrepressible spirit of his two daughters make this superbly crafted film unique amongst migration stories.

A family’s joint testimony, heartfelt and hauntingly representative -- The Hollywood Reporter

Director: Hassan Fazili
Countries: USA, United Kingdom, Qatar, Canada
Language: Farsi, English, Turkish and Bulgarian with English subtitles
Year: 2019

Release Date 31 July 2019
Running Time 1hr 27m
Rating MA15+ | Mature Audiences

You May Also Like

Left
loading... 8 Oct 2022

World Art Events: Munch: Love, Phantoms and Lady-Vampires

E Documentary

The debt contemporary culture has towards Munch is impressive, from Andy Wharhol to Ingmar Bergman, from Marina Abramovich to Jasper Johnes.

loading... 20 Aug 2022

Venice: Infinitely Avant-Garde

E Documentary

This documentary explores Venice and its openness to the world, and to the future, through its art and its museums, its canals and its narrow streets.

loading... 16 Jul 2022

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN: Canaletto & the Art of Venice

E Documentary

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN open its fifth season with Canaletto & the Art of Venice, an immersive journey into the life and art of Venice’s famous view-painter.

loading... 11 Aug 2022

The Princess

CTC Documentary

Princess Diana's story is told exclusively through contemporaneous archive creating a bold and immersive narrative of her life and death.

loading... 24 Aug 2022

Runnation Film Festival 2022/2023 World Tour

E Documentary

2022 marks the eigth year of the RunNation Film Festival. The festival is an original, inspiring event that has been attended by running celebrities, thousands of runners

Right