Jennifer Merin interviews director Suzanne Bauman re “Shadow of Afghanistan”

“We’ve been hooked on the story since 1986, when Jim was filming in refugee camps on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. There, he met Wakil Akbarzai, a principal player in Shadow of Afghanistan. Wakil, a commander in one of seven tribes constituting Afghanistan’s population, escorted Jim into Afghanistan to film cities and mountains where the Afghan people’s ongoing independence war was raging.

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