Wed 4 March 8:40pm
Dir: Hassan Fazili
Starring: Hassan Fazili, Nargis Fazili, Zahra Fazili
Midnight Traveler is a powerful and emotive documentary about the harsh realities of existence in a war-torn country. When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee the country with his wife and two young daughters. Capturing the family’s uncertain journey firsthand, Fazili documents their harrowing trek across numerous borders revealing the danger and uncertainty facing refugees seeking asylum juxtaposed with the unbreakable love shared amongst the family on the run.
★★★★ “A POWERFUL, PERSONAL PIECE OF WORK” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
★★★★ “FULL OF SOCIAL AND POLITICAL URGENCY” – The Hollywood Reporter