In the 1990s, Afghan cinema enters an era of darkness as the Taliban take control of the country.
The Forbidden Reel
Four decades of Afghanistan’s turbulent history seen through the eyes of fearless and visionary Afghan filmmakers.
In the late 1980s, a new approach to Afghan cinema emerged as the Mujahideen grew in opposition to Soviet forces.
The late 1970s became known as the golden age of cinema to some Afghan filmmakers as the communists took power.
The late 1960s became known as the birth of cinema in Afghanistan when Afghan Film was established.