Barefoot to Herat (2002)
Directed by Majid Majidi
This film was shot during two trips that Majid Majidi took in Western Afghanistan in 2001 and 2002. In the first trip in November 2001, Majidi visited the refugee camp of Makaki, located in a Taliban-controlled area, and Mile 46, another small camp situated in a Northern Alliance held area. The second trip took place in February 2002 in the city of Herat now freed from the Taliban and in the hunger stricken camp of Maslakh, one of the largest in the world.
In This World (2002)
Directed by Michael Winterbottom
Based on true events and using refugees themselves as the actors, this story follows two young Afghan refugees on their journey to London.
Directed by Monsen Makhmalbaf
This feature film, shot in documentary-style, is about a woman refugee from Afghanistan who is now a reporter in Canada. The story follows her as she returns to Taliban-controlled Afghanistan in order to save her sister.