Afghan Star

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After 30 years of Taliban wars where dancing, music and watching TV were outlawed one risked his or her life doing either. This true documentary is about Afghanistan holding it’s first contest among 2,000 contestants to find their #1 amateur singer and the risks involved even today.

Sequel: Silencing the Song – An Afghan Fallen Star – HBO

http://www.hbo.com/documentaries/silencing-the-song-an-afghan-fallen-star/synopsis.html

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