PG-13 | 128 min | Drama
After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub
Votes: 75,140 | Gross: $15.80M
R | 93 min | Documentary, Action, History
Armed only with their cameras, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning conflict Journalist Mike Boettcher, and his son, Carlos, provide unprecedented access into the longest war in U.S. history.
Directors: David Salzberg, Christian Tureaud | Stars: Frank Adamski, Ofren Arrechaga, Ed Bankston, Carlos Boettcher
Votes: 2,142 | Gross: $0.31M
89 min | Drama
I Am You is inspired by the story of a refugee, the horrendous conditions before his heroic journey, the heartbreaking indifference confronting him along the way, and the uplifting power and humanity found in hope, truth and justice.
Director: Sonia Nassery Cole | Stars: Cansu Tosun, Damla Sönmez, Ushan Çakir, Begüm Akkaya
R | 84 min | Documentary, History, News
Korengal picks up where Restrepo left off; the same men, the same valley, the same commanders, but a very different look at the experience of war.
Director: Sebastian Junger | Stars: LaMonta Caldwell, Miguel Cortez, Stephen Gillespie, Aron Hijar
Votes: 3,388 | Gross: $0.06M
TV-14 | 94 min | Documentary
No Greater Love explores a combat deployment through the eyes of an Army chaplain, as he and his men fight their way through a hellish tour in one of the most dangerous places in Afghanistan and then as they struggle to reintegrate home.
Director: Justin Roberts | Stars: Gene Delgado, Jameson Lindskog
Votes: 163 | Gross: $0.03M
86 min | Drama
Three Afghan women from different social background, living in Kabul, are facing a big challenge in their lives. Hava, a traditional pregnant woman whom no one cares about, is living with ... See full summary »
Director: Sahraa Karimi | Stars: Arezoo Ariapoor, Fereshta Afshar, Hasiba Ebrahimi
90 min | Drama
A 15-year-old ticket scalper in Kabul dreams of Bollywood until the Soviets force him into a state facility.
Director: Shahrbanoo Sadat | Stars: Anwar Hashimi, Quodratollah Qadiri, Ahmad Fayaz Osmani, Arthur Köstler
85 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
'I grew up in a bad neighborhood and Kabul is just that; another bad neighborhood' The last international troops will leave Afghanistan by the end of 2014. 38-year old Kimberley Motley has ... See full summary »
Director: Nicole Nielsen Horanyi | Stars: Triera Holley, Kimberley Motley
PG-13 | 83 min | Drama
After the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan and the restriction of women in public life, a pre-teen girl is forced to masquerade as a boy in order to find work to support her mother and grandmother.
Director: Siddiq Barmak | Stars: Marina Golbahari, Zubaida Sahar, Khwaja Nader, Mohammad Arif Herati
Votes: 8,317 | Gross: $1.13M
R | 102 min | Drama, War
In a war ridden country a woman watches over the husband reduced to a vegetable state by a bullet in the neck, abandoned by Jihad companions and brothers. One day, the woman decides to say things to him she could never have done before.
Director: Atiq Rahimi | Stars: Golshifteh Farahani, Hamid Djavadan, Hassina Burgan, Massi Mrowat
Votes: 4,200 | Gross: $0.15M
12 min | Short, War
War, the real pornography. 'Soviet, Taliban, that's one of ours, Soviet again...' In a monotone the man identifies the rusting tanks and mortars littering the fields. We bump along in the ... See full summary »
Director: Jeanne Hilary | Stars: Nathalie Bertrand, Harriet Black, Claire Catenaccio, Luc Goodhart
TV-14 | 104 min | Documentary, Biography
THE DIPLOMAT tells the remarkable story of the life and legacy of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, whose singular career spanned fifty years of American foreign policy - from Vietnam to Afghanistan.
Director: David Holbrooke | Stars: Madeleine Albright, Christiane Amanpour, Rina Amiri, Kofi Annan
100 min | Adventure, Biography
Young Marco Polo travels to China to help Kublai Khan fight against rebels, headed by his own son, with a new invention: gunpowder.
Directors: Denys de La Patellière, Raoul Lévy, Noël Howard | Stars: Horst Buchholz, Anthony Quinn, Akim Tamiroff, Elsa Martinelli
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Action, History
What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and ... See full summary »
Director: Danfung Dennis | Stars: Nathan Harris, Ashley Harris, The Marines of Echo Company, Christian Cabaniss
Votes: 2,154 | Gross: $0.04M
88 min | Documentary
A city is an orchestration of its inhabitants. The film portraits the city Kabul through daily details of two kids and a bus driver, set against the background of a city destroyed by politic and religious powers.
Director: Aboozar Amini
89 min | Drama
Azim, an afghan refugee, who works at the municipality at night, lives in Tehran along with his family. Being the head of entire family and as the eldest brother, he arranges for his ... See full summary »
Director: Jamshid Mahmoudi | Stars: Mohsen Tanabandeh, Mojtaba Pirzadeh, Fatemeh Hosseini, Fereshteh Hosseini
87 min | Documentary, Drama, War
A gang of Afghan kids from the Kuchi tribe dig out old Soviet mines and sell the explosives to children working in a lapis lazuli mine. When not dreaming of the time when American troops ... See full summary »
Director: Pieter-Jan De Pue | Stars: Gholam Nasir, Khyrgyz Baj, Noor, Zulfu
TV-14 | 102 min | Documentary, History, War
Filled with testimony and recollections from actual C.I.A. agents, this in-depth account reveals the remarkable true story of the pursuit of the world's most notorious terrorist, Osama bin Laden.
Director: Greg Barker | Stars: Nada Bakos, Peter Bergen, Philip Mudd, Jose Rodriguez
96 min | Documentary
Laila Haidari survived child marriage and her own traumatic past to battle one of the deadliest problems in Afghanistan: heroin addiction. As the "mother of the addicts," she must prevail ... See full summary »
Directors: Elizabeth Mirzaei, Gulistan Mirzaei
Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, History, News
The Network is a documentary set behind the scenes at the largest television network in one of the most unstable and dangerous places on earth, Afghanistan.
Director: Eva Orner
86 min | Drama
Based upon unpublished diaries, the film assumes the role of an anthropologist observing remote shepherd communities in Afghanistan where wolves and sheep have equal importance.
Director: Shahrbanoo Sadat | Stars: Sediqa, Qodrat, Amina, Sahar
71 min | Documentary
WHAT WE LEFT UNFINISHED tells the story of five unfinished fiction feature films from the Communist era in Afghanistan (1978-1991), and the people who went to crazy lengths to make them, in... See full summary »
Director: Mariam Ghani | Stars: Noor Hashim Abir, Adela Adim, Latif Ahmadi, Asadollah Aram
85 min | Drama, War
Janan, a woman from Afghanistan, travels to the UK for artificial insemination. Cultural, religious, and moral complications explode when William, a medical sciences student working in the clinic, switches the donor's semen for his own.
Director: Hassan Nazer | Stars: Hannah Spearritt, Andrew Shaver, Homayoun Ershadi, Bhasker Patel
Azra, Emir, Ahmet are three siblings who were born and raised in Istanbul, their family originally from Afghanistan. After their mother's death, Azra who regrets about her weakness of ... See full summary »
Director: Gozde Kural | Stars: Sayeed Masud Ahmadi, Erkan Akbulut, Haji Gul Aser, Muhammed Cangören
91 min | Documentary, War
After saving lives on the battlefields of Afghanistan, the members of a medevac unit return home to their families, each wounded in different ways.
Director: Harry Sanna
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama
It's snowing in Kabul, and gregarious waiter Mustafa charms a pretty student named Wajma. The pair begins a clandestine relationship - they're playful and passionate but ever mindful of the... See full summary »
Director: Barmak Akram | Stars: Wajma Bahar, Mustafa Abdulsatar, Haji Gul Aser, Brehna Bahar
40 min | Reality-TV
Bachashem is Afghanistan first television reality show, It follows the Big Brother and big boss format,.
Stars: Freshta Alimi, Humayoon Shams Khan, Ramize Khan, Shabana Noori
Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Family
The Mansouri family opens up a new restaurant after the fall of the Taliban in Kabul, Afghanistan only to be subsequently targeted by factional Taliban elements.
Director: Sonia Nassery Cole | Stars: Haji Gul Aser, Sonia Nassery Cole, Leo Solomon, Somajia Razaya
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary
Khatera, a 23 year old Afghan woman, is a victim of sexual abuse from her father. She tells her story publicly on national TV, seeking punishment for her perpetrator and shedding light onto the faulty Afghan judicial system.
Director: Sahra Mani | Star: Khatera
74 min | Drama, Romance
Two young Afghans,Fereshteh and Nabi, are in love, but Fereshteh has to follow her parents and leave Afghanistan to find refuge in Iran. Nabi decides to illegally cross the border, find ... See full summary »
Director: Navid Mahmoudi | Stars: Reza Ahmadi, Fereshteh Hosseini, Behrang Alavi, Nazanin Bayati
87 min | Drama
Arian loves kites but a changing Afghanistan stands in his way. When the Taliban take power and ban kite flying, he all but gives up on his passion. However, to give his daughter Seema a ... See full summary »
Director: Tarique Qayumi | Stars: Haji Gul Aser, Leena Alam, Zohra Nasim, Hamid Noorzay
90 min | Drama, Romance
A romance blooms between a young Iranian man working in a factory in Tehran and the daughter of an Afghan worker.
Director: Jamshid Mahmoudi | Stars: Hasiba Ebrahimi, Nader Fallah, Masoud Mirtaheri, Alireza Ostadi
Action | Pre-production
Private military operation in Afghanistan with Indian and Afghan commandos.
Director: Shekhar Sirrinn | Stars: Sunil Shetty, Makrand Deshpande, Zakir Hussain, Humayoon Shams Khan
60 min | Documentary, History
History of Hinduism and situation today in Afghanistan.
Director: Mohammad Hassan Nazeri
10 min | Documentary, Short, Sport
Fazilla dreams of representing her country at an international sporting event when she grows up. The only catch is that she is a skateboarder and lives in Afghanistan. Skateistan: To Live ... See full summary »
Director: Orlando von Einsiedel
90 min | Drama, History, War
Graphically depicts the brutalities on Afghan prisoners in an Iranian camp, Safaid Sang (White Stone) near the Iranian-Afghan border. Based on true life accounts from Afghan prisoners.
Director: Ahmad Mueid Zubair Farghand | Stars: Mohammad Zabi Abdali, Ainuddin Abdulfezali, Noor Ahmad, Said Ahmad
85 min | Documentary, War
When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan, taking a photo was a crime. After the regime fell from power in 2001, a fledgling free press emerged and a photography revolution was born. Now, as ... See full synopsis »
Directors: Alexandria Bombach, Mo Scarpelli | Stars: Massoud Hossaini, Wakil Kohsar, Najibullah Musafer, Farzana Wahidy
93 min | Drama
The story of survival of 2 children in post-Taliban Afghanistan. Their mother has been imprisoned for "adultery" and their father is in Guantanamo Bay.
Director: Marzieh Makhmalbaf | Stars: Gol-Ghotai, Zahed, Agheleh Rezaie, Sohrab Akbari
74 min | Documentary, Biography
The inspiring story of three women risking their lives to incite political, activist, and armed uprisings in Afghanistan, Syria, and Iraq.
Director: Benedetta Argentieri | Stars: Rojda Felat, Selay Ghaffar, Yanar Mohammed
88 min | Documentary, Biography
Six girls coming of age, ready to become something extraordinary.
Director: Rebecca Barry | Star: Habiba
90 min | Drama, War
Two American soldiers wounded in the Afghanistan desert stumble across a Russian tank which has a group of Afghanis living inside.
Director: Siddiq Barmak | Stars: Peter Bussian, Joe Suba, Fawad Samani, Jawanmard Paiez
83 min | Drama
Soraya, a low-level government official, is imprisoned when she defends a woman from village lords. Behind bars, she writes the Afghan President for help.
Director: Roya Sadat | Stars: Leena Alam, Aziz Deldar, Mamnoun Maqsoudi, Zareen Nory
81 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
The film is based around the life of Emaan, a young, honest policeman who doesnt mind bending the rules to uphold justice. The story begins with the police investigating the rape and murder... See full synopsis »
Director: Haris Yosufi | Stars: Tamana Amini, Emaan, Roientan Enkesar, Abida Frotan
102 min | Drama
Elderly Dastaguir and his newly deaf 5-year-old grandson Yassin hitchhike and walk, but mostly walk, as they make their way to the coal mine where Dastaguir's son Murad works. Dastaguir ... See full summary »
Director: Atiq Rahimi | Stars: Abdul Ghani, Jawan Mard Homayoun, Sher Agah, Kader Arefi
90 min | Drama
After blood examines, Maryam finds out that her parents are not their biological parents. Maryam is determined to find out who her biological father is and why he never came back for her. ... See full summary »
Director: Ramin Rasouli | Stars: Amir Aghaee, Fahim Ebrahimi, Hasiba Ebrahimi, Homayoun Ershadi
28 min | Short, Drama
Set against the dramatic landscape of contemporary Afghanistan and the National sport of Buzkashi - a brutal game of horse polo played with a dead goat - Buzkashi Boys tells the coming of ... See full summary »
Director: Sam French | Stars: Fawad Mohammadi, Jawanmard Paiz, Wali Talash
148 min | Documentary
Snow Monkey is an epic portrait of daily life in Jalalabad, where art activist Gittoes recruited gangs of war-damaged children to shoot local, Pashto-style films: vibrant, colorful and ... See full summary »
Director: George Gittoes
84 min | Documentary, War
The war in Afghanistan, through the eyes of the Afghans who live it.
Directors: Saeed Taji Farouky, Michael McEvoy
97 min | Drama
A woman in a light-blue chadri abandons her infant in the backseat of a cab in the bustling streets of post-war Kabul.
Director: Barmak Akram | Stars: Haji Gul Aser, Valéry Schatz, Amélie Glenn, Mohammad Chafi Sahel