Playing in Exile

Playing in Exile

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This concluding episode follows the young musicians of Zohra, aged 14 to 22, as they adjust to life in Lisbon, Portugal, after accepting asylum. While many struggle to adapt to a new culture, they embrace a newfound freedom to study and practice music.

Back in Afghanistan, the Taliban's takeover proved devastating. The ensemble's offices were ransacked, their bank accounts frozen, and their campus was commandeered as a military base.

Dr. Ahmad Sarmast, the orchestra's founder, utilizes his position to raise global awareness about their plight. He is determined to advocate for the restoration of musical rights for the Afghan people.

Cast & Crew

(Director), (Director), Ahmad Sarmast (Self)

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