Ali Hazara

About the artist

I’m Ali Hazara. I was born in 1977 in a very remote village in Afghanistan: it’s called Ghvas and is in Behsood, in Wardak Province. Not long afterwards, in 1979, due to threats to my father, my family emigrated to Iran, which is where I spent my childhood. I returned to Afghanistan in 2004. In 2007 I started the cinema in Afghanistan with Ateliers Varan. I want to change the situation in Afghanistan, writing songs, making movies, and making fun of television programmes. But even after so many years there remains a dark image of my land in my mind, and it is dusty night.

Il était une fois Noor Jehan (2007)


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