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The Kings of Afghanistan

The Kings of Afghanistan

War and Dreams in the Land of the Enlightened

By (author) Pieter-Jan De Pue
Foreword by Mikhail Gorbachev

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  • De Pue's Afghanistan-centred film The Land of the Enlightened won several prestigious awards, such as Best Photography at the Sundance Film Festival
  • Completely new and unique perspective on one of the hotbeds of our world
  • Prologue by renowned war journalist Robert Fisk
Full Description
"Hypnotic, playful and chillingly austere, the hybrid documentary blends romance and raw realism" - Screen International "Powerfully intimate and absolutely stunning" - Indiewire De Pue's Afghanistan-centred film The Land of the Enlightened won several prestigious awards, such as Best Photography at the Sundance Film Festival, and provided a completely new and unique perspective on one of the hotbeds of our world. Film-maker and photographer Pieter-Jan De Pue spent most of eight years in Afghanistan. There he worked on his award-winning film The Land of the Enlightened. In The Kings of Afghanistan he has collected together his most compelling photographs from his time in Afghanistan, focusing on children in survival mode. Their surprising resilience and zest paint a picture of hope for the future.
About the Author
Film-maker and photographer Pieter-Jan De Pue has been travelling through Afghanistan since 2007, which resulted in his award-winning first film in 2016: "The Land of the Enlightened".
Specifications
Publisher
Lannoo Publishers
ISBN
9789401449281
Published
15th Apr 2019
Binding
Hardback
Size
240 mm x 300 mm
Pages
208 Pages
Illustrations
140 color, 60 b&w
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