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ECFA Award Winner

Orchestra from the Land of Silence

Original title: Orchester z krajiny ticha
Slovakia, Afghanistan, 2020, 30 min.

Director: Lucia Kasova
Production company:
Pohoda festival, s. r. o.
Prostredná 46
900 21 Svätý Jur
Phone +421 905 866 173

Age recommendation: 10 years and up
Film genre: Documentary

Zohra is the first all-female orchestra of Afghanistan. Girls are preparing for their journey to play a concert in Europe. We see their everyday reality in today’s Afghanistan through the eyes of a 16 year old girl, Marzia. After arriving in Europe an unexpected thing happens and four members of the orchestra decide to run away.

Oulu International Children's and Youth FF 2022 (ECFA award)
DocMX International Film Festival in Mexico 2020
Olympia International Film Festival 2020
Doxs 2020
Jeden svet International Documentary Film Festival 2020


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