Thursday, January 7 2010
Looking for something far off the well-beaten mainstream path? Well, step on over to some savory world and outsider independent cinema. It's here where the risks, the experimentation, and the true art lives.
Tuesday, January 25 2011
In Silencing the Song: An Afghan Fallen Star, Setara is outspoken and confident, remarkably willing to question sanctions and expectations that she will, in fact, be still.
Monday, April 12 2010
Havana Marking's profound documentary explains why there is much more at stake than celebrity on Afghan Star.
Wednesday, March 17 2010
The admirers of the TV show Afghan Star are legion (the first season's finale garnered 11 million viewers). They're also easy to spot.
Wednesday, June 24 2009
Afghan Star explores this American Idol-like show's effects on singers, producers, and thrilled fans -- not to mention those who reject it as one more sign of debasing Western influence.