Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi - the politics of present day Afghanistan

Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi (USA, 2009)
Seen: Sunday, 18th October 2009 (cinema, WFF)
Runtime: 84′
Director: Ian Olds
Plot: (from imdb)
In 2007, the Taliban kidnapped 24-year-old Ajmal Naqshbandi and an Italian journalist. Naqshbandi was one of Afghanistan’s best “fixers” — someone hired by foreign journalists to facilitate, translate, and gain access for their stories.

Impressions In Short
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FILM SPOTTING: WFF 2009 edition | Part Two

I’m trying to cut down as much as possible… In truth there’s a lot of great stuff being shown at the WFF this year *sigh* My two posts are just things that I find hard to say no to even when time is difficult :] (though I’m considering saying no to Świnki as that [...]