Doc Edge in association with Auckland Art Gallery offers documentary screenings on the last Saturday of the month. DOCommunity screenings are open to the public and tickets are only $5 + booking fee.
During the Taliban regime, photography was illegal in Afghanistan. When the regime fell from power in 2001, a fledgling free press emerged and a photographic revolution was born. Now, as foreign troops and media withdraw, Afghanistan is left to stand on its own, and so are its journalists.
Set in a modern Afghanistan bursting with colour and character, Frame by Frame follows four Afghan photojournalists as they navigate an emerging and dangerous media landscape – reframing Afghanistan for the world, and for themselves. Through cinema verité, intimate interviews, powerful photojournalism, and never-before-seen archival footage shot in secret during the Taliban regime, the film connects audiences with four humans in the pursuit of the truth.
Directed by Alexandria Bombach, Mo Scarpelli, USA, 2015. Runtime 85 mins
- Auditorium, lower ground level
- $5 + booking fee