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16th EBS International Documentary Festival – Opening Film

Midnight Traveler3The EBS International Documentary Festival (Korea) will open activities with the screening of “Midnight Traveler” by Hassan Fazili. The festival will run from August 17th – 25th, in Goyang, South Korea.

About the festival:
The EBS International Documentary Festival (EIDF) is hosted by EBS, a national public television featuring educational and cultural programs in Korea. EIDF is one and only documentary festival through both screening and broadcasting at the same time. As Asia’s prestigious documentary festival, EIDF began in 2004 and highlighted on the documentary films which were focused on Asia or were made in Asia. However, EIDF has extended the interest to a variety of countries from around the world since 2004.

Opening Film

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Midnight Traveler by Hassan Fazili – USA, Qatar, Canada, UK | 2019 – 87 minutes

In 2015, after Hassan Fazili’s documentary Peace aired on Afghan national television, the Taliban assassinated the film’s main subject and put a price on Hassan’s head. Hassan looked at his wife and his daughters, and he knew they had to flee their home. Over the course of their multi-year saga in search of safety, the family grasped onto the only means they had to assert control over their situation: their camera-phones.

Schedule:
August 19th | Monday | EBS Space Hall | 21:00 pm
August 24th | Sunday | MEGABOX Ilsan-Bellacitta | 13:00 pm

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