An very early trailer for a 25-minute documentary for Al Jazeera English, which aired in July, 2013.
See the official Al Jazeera promo here: youtube.com/watch?v=7B9JxxkTxXk
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Stranded in Kabul follows the story of Zekria, a 27-year old who works for an international organization in Kabul and is the sole supporter of his family of 11. Zekria is also in love, but he is Shi’a and the girl he loves is Sunni, and their marriage has been forbidden by his parents. Driven by his desire to marry the girl he loves, and fearing what will happen when the foreign forces withdraw from Afghanistan in 2014, he devises a plan to flee his country at any cost.
Directed and produced by: Gulistan Mirzaei & Elissa Bogos Mirzaei