Details of film screening are as follows:
Director: Travis Beard
Co-organisers: Amnesty International Hong Kong, Amnesty International Club @HKU, The Current Affairs Committee, The Hong Kong University Students’ Union Council
Date: 17/10/2019 (Thursday)
Venue: CPD-LG.18, LG/F, Centennial Campus, HKU
Running Time: 90 minutes
Language: English, Dari, Pashtun & French | English subtitles & Chinese accessible captions
There will be a post-screening discussion.
“When you listen to music, your ears will make a flame.” – A Taliban Judge.
With a passion for music, a group of young people in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, are risking their lives to form the first heavy metal band in Afghanistan in a secret garage. As the Taliban regarded music as Satan’s dance music, the music-loving young men are facing both the thirst for freedom and the threat of death. They liberate the suppressed people through music, but at the same time are worried about their own safety. As a group of young people who love music for its own sake, what is their identity? Is music something worth betting their lives on? Leaving or staying is the proposition they have to face…
Should you have any enquiries, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Jordan Pang, the Acting Chairperson, The Current Affairs Committee, The Hong Kong University Students’ Union Council (email: jordanpang.asterism@gmail.