[Ed. 7/21: The last names of Afghan filmmakers and images of those still in the country have been removed due to the increasing insecurity in Afghanistan.]
After the refugees returned, post Taliban, there was no girls school in the village. Magul took things into her own hands, organizing the women, pressuring the resistant men and setting up 'classrooms' in an abandoned, roofless, building on the outskirts of the village. The sounds of the girls calling out there lessons doesn't disturb anyone there - except for those who won't listen to their Mullah and allow their daughters and sisters to attend.
Full Film: vimeo.com/187210398
Hasibullah’s family is from Takhar. He worked as a production assistant on the documentary Addicted, and as a freelance production assistant with the Takhar province TV channel. Hasib is currently working as a freelance videographer.
Direction and Camera by Hasibullah
Editing by Hamed
Sound and Additional Camera by Zarah
Further information: csfilm.org/films/fruit-of-our-labor/