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Review: In the animated doc 'Flee,' a moving portrait of one refugee's journey to confront ...

Finger Lakes Times 06 Dec 2021
Amin Nawabi sits for the camera and closes his eyes in the Danish hybrid documentary "Flee" — an intimate portrait of the lasting traumas of displacement and one of the most humane films of the year ... First he's a young boy dancing through the streets of 1980s Kabul, carefree as Western pop music blasts from pink headphones on his ears ... ———. 'FLEE' ... .
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Advocates welcome Taliban decree barring forced marriages but call for more

Korea Times 04 Dec 2021
A woman walks past a shop with defaced pictures of women in Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct ... A member of the Taliban stands next to an Afghan hawker selling bird feed at a market area in Kabul, Dec ... Music 'faded out' ... "There's not an official decree banning music or music education but the practice is here," he said," he said.
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Review: In the animated doc ‘Flee,’ a moving portrait of one refugee’s journey to confront the past

The Los Angeles Times 03 Dec 2021
Amin Nawabi sits for the camera and closes his eyes in the Danish hybrid documentary “Flee” — an intimate portrait of the lasting traumas of displacement and one of the most humane films of the year ... First he’s a young boy dancing through the streets of 1980s Kabul, carefree as Western pop music blasts from pink headphones on his ears ... Advertisement.
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‘Flee’ sketches human face of Afghan refugee crisis

Taipei Times 02 Dec 2021
... year’s Oscars, is about a gay Afghan refugee fleeing Kabul ... Amin’s recollection of listening to 1980s pop music on his pink Walkman as a young boy in Kabul prompts a joyful childhood sequence styled on the famous pencil-sketch animation sequence of A-ha’s Take on Me music video.
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'Flee' sketches human face of Afghan refugee crisis

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2021
Amin's recollection of listening to 1980s pop music on his pink Walkman as a young boy in Kabul prompts a joyful childhood sequence styled on the famous pencil-sketch animation sequence of A-ha's "Take on Me" music video.
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Five questions with Massi Faqiri

Post Bulletin 23 Nov 2021
Massi Faqiri left Afghanistan in 2012 to attend high school in Italy. After that, he attended Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, where he graduated in 2020 ... It was amazing ... RELATED ... If I’m going to get married, I would want to go home and have one of those Afghan wedding parties — in Kabul with some music ... And music is illegal, and dancing is illegal ... .
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Taliban keen to present cleaned-up image at the Institute of Diplomacy

The Irish Times 19 Nov 2021
One of the youngest members of the new leadership, he was relatively unknown when he appeared at the Taliban’s first press conference after the fall of Kabul, sitting quietly beside the official spokesman, Zabiullah Mujahid ... (In October, several international news outlets quoted a fake Twitter account for the Taliban’s new head of Kabul University).
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Taliban keen to present cleaned-up image at Institute of Diplomacy

The Irish Times 19 Nov 2021
One of the youngest members of the new leadership, he was relatively unknown when he appeared at the Taliban’s first press conference after the fall of Kabul, sitting quietly beside the official spokesman, Zabiullah Mujahid ... (In October, several international news outlets quoted a fake Twitter account for the Taliban’s new head of Kabul University).
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'When will we get out?' Parents plead with California son to help them flee Afghanistan

Finger Lakes Times 17 Nov 2021
SACRAMENTO, Calif ... Kabul had fallen two months earlier, and his parents were trapped in Afghanistan. They still are ... He has no answers ... But passports are hard to come by in Kabul, Salarzai said ... When the Taliban was toppled, they returned to a demolished Kabul ... He grew up in a Kabul that was rebuilding around him ... There was music, and girls doing things ... .
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Pakistan Pashto singer starts music classes for Afghan refugee girlsShakila Naz stated that the situation ...

Deccan Herald 15 Nov 2021
Taliban hold military parade with US-made weapons in Kabul in show of strength. Shakila Naz, a known Pashto language singer, has started music classes for refugee girls, who recently escaped from Afghanistan after the Taliban rule. Naz says she decided to teach these young girls music and singing, after noticing their love for music.
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‘When will we get out?’ Parents plead with California son to help them flee Afghanistan

The Los Angeles Times 15 Nov 2021
Kabul had fallen two months earlier, and his parents were trapped in Afghanistan ... A family’s escape from Kabul is stymied at every turn ... But passports are hard to come by in Kabul, Salarzai said ... When the Taliban was toppled, they returned to a demolished Kabul ... He grew up in a Kabul that was rebuilding around him.
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What the Taliban’s youngest fighters tell us about the future of the movement

Stars and Stripes 12 Nov 2021
service members killed in a bombing by an Islamic State affiliate at Kabul’s airport in August during the last days of America’s two-decade-long conflict ... In Kabul, his peers were listening to Western and Bollywood music, signs of the new freedoms ushered in by the U.S.-backed government and Western funding ... “Music is not good.
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Burgeoning Afghan music industry crumbles under Taliban rule

La Prensa Latina 09 Nov 2021
Kabul, Nov 9 (EFE).- Musicians in Afghanistan are in hiding or have left the profession, many have even fled the country, while musical instruments shops remain shut over fears of attacks since the Taliban seized power on Aug.15 ... In the heart of Kabul lies Shor Bazar, or ...
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Musician rights trump religion

The Collegian 08 Nov 2021
During this time, the Taliban placed a ban on music, leading many musicians to flee the country or face exile ... Across Kabul, the Taliban have smashed at least two pianos and many more instruments at different music studios ... According to current reports there are no outright bans on music in Afghanistan.

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