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The Orphanage Parwareshgah

Synopsis

Fifteen-year-old Kabuli street kid Qodrat gets by in 1980s Soviet-controlled Afghanistan selling movie tickets on the black market. But his illegal hustle sparks the attention of the police, who remand him to a public orphanage. Alternating between a harsh outside reality ruled by bullies and an encroaching Muhijadeen and Quodra’s rich inner world of Bollywood fantasy, this poignant coming-of-age drama is a sequel to Sadat’s 2016 Festival favorite Wolf and Sheep.

The Orphanage is a beautifully photographed, quietly methodical portrait of 1989 Kabul.”
-Ion Cinema

  •  Dari, Hindi-Urdu, Russian with subtitles

Screenings

The Orphanage: Sat, Oct 19 @ 4:45 pm

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The Orphanage: Sun, Oct 20 @ 6:15 pm

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The Orphanage: Mon, Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm

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