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Kabul Football Club

Synopsis. In 1980, the whole Afghan National Football team, leaded by their captain ALI ASKAR LALI, seeked for asylum once landed in Germany on their way to Moscow Olympics. This act is considered as the first symbolic victory over the invader, not to say the first success in the entire Afghan Football History.

For 25 years, they take refuge in Paderborn, a small town in Dortmund surroundings where they progressively settle and form a community as well as playing for the local football team. Key actor of the 1980 desertion and football legend in his country for having scored a winning goal against Pakistan in 1976, ALI ASKAR LALI decides to return to Kabul to reform the national football team. … More

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Synopsis. « My name is Mary and I live in Kabul. I was born during the war, and I grew up during the war ». Mary is a beautiful young Afghan woman who wanted to become a doctor. A revealing story covering the deep gender divisions at the heart of Afghan society. The autobiographical story of a young video journalist trained by AINA, who explores the issue of women’s rights while traveling across Afghanistan. … More