Films & Other Videos
Films with: Marking, Havana
- Afghan star
- Follows the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan's first televised talent competition since restrictions on music and dancing, which were considered sacrilegious by the Taliban, were lifted in 2004.
- DVD 7158
- Silencing the song an Afghan fallen star /
- Aspiring singer Setara caused a national uproar in Afghanistan when, after being voted off the reality-TV singing competition program, she danced across the stage causing her headscarf to fall to her neck and revealing her hair. Subsequently, traditional Afghans claimed her behavior un-Islamic and shocking, putting her life in danger. Months later, director Marking revisits Setara and finds her dealing with the ever-present threats to her safety, being a newlywed, and expecting a baby while continuing to dream of becoming a pop idol.
- DVD 8195