Mikis Modiano, Photini Economopoulou : Modiano S.A. and with ERT / Greece 2011
Kalasha, English, Greek, Urdu
English / French
56 / 80 minutes
In the mountains of Hindu Kush, in Pakistan, among 165 million Muslims, unfolds the unique story of 4,000 Kalasha, an ancient pagan tribe that worships nymphs, gods and fairies. The Kalasha women are strong, lovable and, oddly enough, free. Athanassios Lerounis, the president of the Greek Volunteers NGO who organizes developmental and educational projects in the region, is kidnapped by the Taliban. His abduction fills the Kalasha women with insecurity and fear. How will they cope with this?
Nominee: Best Documentary Film Award: Sichuan TV Festival - China 2011
Aspects of European Production: Fipa International Film Festival, Biarritz - France 2012
Dortmund Cologne International Womens' Film Festival - Germany 2012
Göttingen International Ethnographic Film Festival - Germany 2012
Ethnocineca Documentary Film Festival Vienna - Austria 2012
Asiaticafilmmediale Encounters with Asian Cinema Film Festival, Rome - Italy 2011
Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival - Greece 2011
Mumbai Film Festival - India 2011
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