GRowing Up In America: Life AfteR The Taliban
What is Home?
After narrowly escaping from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan in August 2021, 21 year old Ali and his younger brother begin a new life in Sacramento, California. Growing up in America: Life After the Taliban, is an intimate documentary following their family's journey of building home after war.
Meet the Family
Qurban and his son, Ali Taha
Zahra and Masoma, Sisters
Brothers Murtaza, Qurban and Ali
Prioritizing People + Process
Clips from Kabul
Qurban Ali narrates his family's precarious escape from Kabul airport. August, 2021.
Sisters: Zahra, left, and Masoma at home in Sacramento, California. Decemeber, 2021.
Grateful to be selected as part of the
2021 Film Independent + CNN Original Intensive.
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